Middle School Valentine's Day Unit | PDF & Digital Formats: This engaging Valentine's Day Unit for middle school grades, contains 5 different activities that will help reinforce your students' reading, writing, and creativity skills. Students will learn about the historical background of Valentine's Day traditions and prepare for a Valentine's Day discussion about current customs.
- This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools.
- Lesson 1: History of Valentine's Day Video & Reading
- Lesson 2: Valentine's Day Opinion Writing
- Lesson 3: Valentine's Day Opinion Fishbowl Discussion & Paragraph Assignment
- Lesson 4: Valentine's Day Creative Choice Board Assignment
- Lesson 5: Valentine's Day Creative Writing Assignment *Valentine's Day Creative Writing Assignment can be purchased separately here.
- Individual PDFs of student pages for uploading to Google Classroom™ or other online learning portals
- Google Slides™ graphic organizers
- Detailed unit plan and teacher instructions
- Lessons divided up with title pages for easy access
- Assessment choice
- Marking scheme choices (points/standards-based)
- Regular reliable internet access is required for this unit.
- The internet must be able to access online video sources.
- This resource is a non-editable PDF.
- “Great resource; my Grade 7/8 students enjoyed this unit!”
- “These were fun activities to do with the students. I liked the options for colour or black and white as well as Canadian/American versions.”
- “Fishbowl discussion was great!”
- “Great product. Loved the 2 choice boards, as I have a split. My students loved the fishbowl discussion.”
- “Very user-friendly. My students liked the variety of creative writing prompts. I enjoyed the pre-made rubrics that were easy to use and adapt.”
- “I just started this unit today and both of my 7th grade ELA classes had a great discussion with lots of participation.”
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