Valentine’s Day Unit: 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™. Unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools.

Unit Overview:

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.

Unit Includes:

  • 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)

Resource Notes:

  1. Regular reliable internet access is required for this unit.
  2. Internet must be able to access online video sources.
  3. This resource is a non-editable PDF.

************ Teacher Feedback ************

  1. “Great resource; my Grade 7/8 students enjoyed this unit!”
  2. “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.”
  3. “Fishbowl discussion was great!”
  4. “Great product. Loved the 2 choice boards, as I have a split. My students loved the fishbowl discussion.”
  5. “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.”
  6. “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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