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Valentine's Day – Teacher Resources

Make February 14 a special day with activities and lesson plans that extend Valentine's Day into academic subject areas. We have plenty of printables, slideshows, worksheets, quizzes, and art projects that will make all your students feel included in this holiday of romantic and platonic love. Included are printable books for teachers, card-making projects, information on the history of the holiday, and other resources that reach across the curriculum. There is plenty for your students to enjoy!

Printables

Life Is Sweet: The Story of Milton Hershey
Have a Heart
How to Say "I Love You" in Many Languages
Shadow Box Valentines
Heart of Messages
Valentine's Day Scrambled Words
Matching Hearts
More Popular Valentine's Day Printables

Slideshows

Romantic Couples in Literature
Romantic Couples Through the Ages
Top 15 Valentine's Day Printables for K-8
Top 10 Valentine's Day Movies for the Lovelorn
Top 10 Valentine's Day Worksheets Grades 3-5
Top 10 Valentine's Day Worksheets for Grades K-2
Top 10 Valentine's Day Movies for the Lovestruck
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Lesson Plans

The Life of Milton Hershey
Paper Making
What Is the Kissing Balloon?
Valentine Cards

References

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Messages on Candy Hearts
Cupid, and Other Classical Myths
How Do I Love Thee?
St. Valentine's Day

Quizzes

Valentine's Day Math Quiz
Cupid's Spelling Words

Winter Resources & Activities

Groundhog Day Videos & Activities
Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities
Seasons Printable Book (K-6)
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Weather Station
Winter Crossword Puzzle
More Winter Resources for Teachers

Art Activities & Projects

Valentine's Day Printable Book (Grades 3-5)
Silhouette Mobile
Valentine Basket
Heart Butterfly
A Sailor's Valentine
Valentine Design Folder
Heart Puzzle
More Art Activities for Valentine's Day

Reading & Language Arts Activities

Valentine's Day Scramble Quiz
Lost Words for Valentine's Day
Alphabet Valentines
Popular Valentine's Day Activities for Reading & Language Arts
Life Is Sweet: The Life of Milton Hershey Comprehension Questions
Photo of Milton Hershey
Edna St. Vincent Millay -- A Lovely Light
More Popular Reading & Language Arts Activities for Valentine's Day

Social Studies Activities

All About Valentine's Day
Holiday Match
February Fun
It's February
February Bingo
Special Days
Holiday Bingo (K-4)
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Valentine's Day

Other Winter Holidays

Chinese New Year Teacher Resources
Christmas – Teacher Resources
December Holidays Resources for Teachers
Groundhog Day Teacher Resources
Hanukkah - Teacher Resources
Kwanzaa – Teacher Resources
New Year's – Teacher Resources
Presidents' Day Teacher Resources

Highlights

Teaching Racism & Discrimination in America
The issues of racism, prejudice, and discrimination have plagued the United States since it was founded, and racially motivated killings still occur with frequency today. Help your students understand the historical contexts of racism—with references on slavery, immigration, and the civil rights movement—to frame your conversation on modern instances of prejudice.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

July Calendar of Events
July is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: World Population Day (7/11), Bastille Day in France (7/14), National Ice Cream Day (7/19), First Moon Landing (7/20/1969), World War I Began (7/28/1914), Author J.K. Rowling's Birthday (7/31/1965). Plus, celebrate Read an Almanac Month and Recreation and Parks Month all July long!

Videos
Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, and the environment. Enjoy!

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