Valentine's Day

Ready to Go Teacher Created Activities

February 14th is Valentines' Day. Although it is not considered an "official" holiday,  people in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom enjoy giving friends and loved ones cards, candy, flowers and gifts on this sweet day. These are Valentine's Day activities your students are sure to love.  


 
 

What Is Valentine's Day?

This Primary activity teaches young readers about Valentine's Day. 

What Is Valentine's Day? 

 
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Edgar Allan Poe’s Mystery Valentine

This reading and writing activity is geared for high school students. This Valentine’s Day, activity is  based on Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry riddle, “A Valentine.” Your student will decipher the riddle in the poem and will learn that classic poetry can be challenging and fun! 

Edgar Allan Poe’s Mystery Valentine

Constructed Response in HTML editor. 

 
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The Story of St. Valentine  

Upper elementary school students are familiar with the fun associated with Valentine's Day, but few know the history of this holiday. This activity includes a short educational video about the history of Saint Valentine. One page of informational text is followed by nine extended response items. 

 

The Story of St. Valentine  

 
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How Do I Love Thee?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote this poem shortly before her marriage to Robert Browning in 1846. The poem was published, along with some of her other poems, in 1850 as a collection called Sonnets from the Portuguese. Student are required to identify supporting ideas the main idea of this poem. 

 

 

How Do I Love Thee?  

Extended response in HTML editor. 

 
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Valentine Poetry

Middle schools students will enjoy reading the original version of this familiar love poem that was written over 200 years ago. This activity is a fun Valentine's Day activities that alligns with many of the writing standards in 6th, 7th and 8th grade.  

 

Writing Valentine Poetry

 
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