Love is in the Air

Sending love your way this Valentine's Day

Enjoy a read aloud!

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch


Listen a second time, this time think about how Mr. Hatch's feelings change from the beginning to the end of the story.


K-2 students practice your retelling skills, remember your Five-Finger Retell. Trace your hand on a blank piece of paper. As you listen to the story draw or write about the character, setting, problem, and events on each of the fingers.


3-5 students use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So (Then) strategy to summarize the story.

"The Only Way to Have a Friend is to Be One." Ralph Waldo Emerson

What do you think this quote means? Do you agree with the quote?

Talk with an adult about the things that made Mr. Hatch happy and friendly in the story, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch.

What things make you feel happy and friendly?

Heart Words

Click this link to learn some words related to the heart. Select the

symbols under the picture to hear the word pronounced and hear the word's meaning.

If you login through Clever search for the heart video, select wordplay at the bottom of the video. The Brainpopjr. username is Wilkesboro password is Elem.


Watch this video from Brainpop Jr. to learn more about your heart. If you login through Clever

search for the heart video.


The heart is an organ whose job is to pump blood throughout the body. It is important that blood flows freely through our veins and arteries to all parts of the body. Watch the video "How Does the Heart Pump Blood?," from Mystery Science.


Try this!

You can feel the beat of your heart! Flatten your hand and put your fingers on one side of your throat, just under your chin. Press gently. Can you feel your heartbeat? Move your hand around until you do. Then try this experiment. Do twenty jumping jacks. Then, feel your heartbeat again. Is it beating at the same speed, faster, or slower? Breathe slowly. How does your heartbeat change?

Measure you Heart Rate activity guide

Now that you have learned a few things about human hearts, let's learn about animal hearts.

Watch this Mystery Science video to find out "Which animal has the biggest heart?"


Complete this 20 step scavenger heart to know more about the size of animal hearts. All you need is your eyes and ears!

Which would you prefer for Valentine's Day, roses, bacon, or pickles?

K-1 Students Listen to a NewsELA article the bouquets some people are receiving this Valentine's Day. Draw a picture of what do you think the best valentine gift would be. Write a sentence to go with your pictue.


2-3 Read NewsELA article about the bouquets some people are receiving this Valentine's Day. Complete the printed quiz your teacher shared with you.


4-5 Read NewsELA article about the bouquets some people are receiving this Valentine's Day. Complete the printed quiz your teacher shared with you.


If you have trouble getting into NewsELA choose the option to login through google. Use your chromebook username and password to log in NewsELA. If you need it, a printed copy of the news article is included in your packet.

Just for fun!

Another fun story to listen to...

Amelia Bedelia First Valentine Book- Can you find some examples of figurative language in the story?


Reflect on those things that make you happy, draw a picture or write one item in each box on this graphic. Your teacher will share a copy.


Complete the valentine for your heart your teacher shared with you.

K-3

4-5

One Last Valentine Story to Enjoy!


A Valentine MISTAKE!


We have all made mistakes, but it's ok as long as we learn from it and try to make it right!


Watch and listen to this favorite read aloud, Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink by Diane de Groat.


What was Gilbert’s problem in this story? Do you think he made a mistake? Why?

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Happy Valentine's Day!