1st and 2nd Grade ELA Valentine’s Day Activities



This 1st and 2nd Grade ELA Valentine’s Day Activities pack is filled with ELA activities for 1st and 2nd graders. There are themed activities for each of the six Common Core Standards domains (RL, RI, L, SL, RF, and W). Your students will practice their ELA standards while incorporating the Valentine’s Day theme as well. This will take some of the stress off of your plate by providing you with standards-based and Common Core-aligned seasonal activities!
Each domain will have 3-4 activities or passages. The domains are Reading Literature, Reading Informational, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Language, and Foundational Skills. There will be a mix of hands-on partner, whole group, and independent activities.
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1st and 2nd Grade ELA Valentine’s Day Activities Include:
Reading Literature: 4 passages
  • RL.1.7/RL.2.7- Illustrations
  • RL.1.6/RL.2.6- Point of View
  • RL.1.4/RL.2.4- Unknown Words
  • RL.1.9/RL.2.9- Compare and Contrast
Reading Informational: 4 passages
  • RI.1.3/RI.2.3- Connections
  • RI.1.7/RI.2.7- Images
  • RI.1.9/Rl.2.9- Compare and Contrast
  • RI.1.8/Rl.2.8- Author’s Point and Reasons
Writing: 2 small group activities, 1 prompt, and 1 independent activity
  • W.1.3/W.2.3- Narrative Practice- Introductions
  • W.1.3/W.2.3- Narrative Writing
  • W.1.2/W.2.2- Informative Practice
  • W.1.5/W.2.5- Peer Editing Practice
Speaking & Listening: 2 small group activities and 1 independent activity
  • SL.1.1/SL.2.1- Collaborative Conversations
  • SL.1.3/SL.2.3- Respectful Responses
  • SL.1.5/SL.2.5- Adding Drawings to Add Detail
Language & RF: 3 partner activities and 1 whole group activity
  • L.1.2.c/L.2.2.b- Commas
  • L.1.4.a/L.2.4.a- Context Clues
  • L.1.5.a/b- Sorting Words
  • L.1.1.e/L.2.1.d- Verbs
This Valentine’s Day set is part of a growing bundle. Want all future themes?
This resource is an add-on to the ELA units I have created for Common Core. All of these activities are standards-based activities. What makes these unique is that they are themed to a holiday or a season!
This 1st and 2nd Grade ELA Valentine’s Day Activities purchase is for one single classroom only.
If you’re interested in sharing with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses for a discount through the TeachersPayTeachers tool. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at [email protected].