Kindergarten ELA Valentine’s Day Activities



This Kindergarten ELA Valentine’s Day Activities pack is filled with ELA activities for kindergartners. There are Valentines’ Day 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. 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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Valentine’s Day Activities Included:

Reading Literature: 3 partner activities and 1 whole group activity
  • RL.K.7- Illustrations
  • RL.K.2- Retelling a Story
  • RL.K.9- Compare and Contrast
  • RL.K.3- Sequencing Events
 Reading Informational: 3 partner activities and 1 whole group activity
  • RI.K.1- Asking Questions
  • RI.K.8- Author’s Point and Reasons
  • RI.K.9- Compare and Contrast
  • RI.K.2- Main Topic
Writing: 3 partner activities and 1 independent activity
  • W.K.5- Editing and Expanding Writing
  • W.K.5- Editing Mistakes in Writing
  • W.K.3- Narrative Writing
  • W.K.3- Narrative Writing
 Speaking & Listening: 2 partner activities and 1 small group activity
  • SL.K.1- Collaborative Conversations
  • SL.K.3- Asking Questions
  • SL.K.5- Adding Drawings to a Story
Language & RF: 3 partner activities and 1 independent activity
  • RF.K.3.b- Long and Short Vowels
  • L.K.5.a- Sorting Objects into Categories
  • RF.K.2.e- Letter Substitution
  • L.K.5.c- Connections
 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!
  • These activities were created to be used alongside the ELA curriculum! If you’re interested in checking that curriculum out, click here!
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Standards covered in this particular unit:


RL.K.7- With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
RL.K.2- With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
RL.K.9- With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
RL.K3- With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.


RI.K.1- With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RI.K.8- With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
RI.K.9- With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
RI.K.2- With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.


W.K.5- With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
W.K.3- Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.


SL.K.1- Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
SL.K.3- Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
SL.K.5- Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.


RF.K.3.b- Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
RF.K.2.e- Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words.
L.K.5.a- Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
L.K.5.c- Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).