Just download, print, and students can get started on this engaging research and writing activity presented in a fun and creative newspaper format to celebrate Valentine's Day. No additional prep is required. This is perfect for informational paragraph writing practice, early finishers, or as a center activity.
Students can research information on the internet or in books to complete a newspaper article on Valentine's Day and to write original articles of their own for the preprinted headlines. Headlines include: "Candy. Hearts, and Flowers," "Chocolate Kisses," "Flower Power," and "A Sweet Story". Illustrated templates without headlines have also been provided so students can create their own.
Several graphic organizers have been included that students can use to help them in the prewriting stages of their articles. Lined decorative papers and a GATE frame template for Valentine's Day are included in this download as well.
The finished product makes a great bulletin board or hallway display as well as a fun addition to any writing portfolio. Collect them for each holiday posted, and compile them together for a unique writing portfolio for the year!
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