Lesson Plan

Love Lists for Valentine's Day

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. In this Valentine's Day lesson, students will practice using invented spelling to write a love list for someone titled "10 Things I Love About You."
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to use invented spelling to create a list poem for Valentine's Day.


(5 minutes)
List Poem: A 10 Things ValentineValentine Letter
  • Tell students that every February we celebrate Valentine's Day by giving cards and gifts, such as candy and flowers, to those we love.
  • Explain to students that one of the biggest Valentine's Day traditions is to write a Valentine's Day card.
  • Ask students to raise their hands if they have ever written a Valentine's Day card. Ask them to share what kinds of things they drew and/or wrote about in their cards. Who did they give them to?
  • Explain to students that today they will be making a Valentine's Day card for someone they love.
  • Tell students that inside the card they are going to write a list of 10 things they love about the person they are giving the card to.