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valentine's day

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:
Individual


 

Summary:
What is the story behind Valentine's Day?

Main Curriculum Tie:
Visual Arts - 3rd Grade
Standard 3 Objective 2

Discuss, evaluate, and choose symbols, ideas, subject matter, meanings, and purposes for their own artworks.

Career Connections:

  • historian
  • Artist, writer

Materials:
colored paper, scissors, glue, glitter, doilies, stickers, markers

Background For Teachers:
Have the story of Valentine's day prepared. then be ready to let the kids make valentines

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Have a sense of where holiday traditions come from. Being allowed to have a creative outlet.

Instructional Procedures:
Read/Listen to the story. Have them come to a conclusion of what they think about the story.
Have them decide who they would like to make a valentine for. Give them time to make their cards

Extensions:
look up books at the library on valentine's day

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Author:
Laura Madsen

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