How to Write a “Roses are Red” Valentine’s Day Poem

This How to Write a “Roses are Red” Valentine’s Day Poem activity & project also includes:

Compose a Valentine's Day poem! Practicing their rhyming skills, scholars follow the traditional format to create a happy poem for a friend or family member. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Display rules for class members to reference while they write their poem 
  • Invite authors to share their work in a cooperative learning activity that also promotes positive peer interaction 
  • Randomly choose names to guarantee everyone receives a poem
Classroom Considerations
  • The plan is written using kid-friendly language 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Includes examples 
  • Provides a list of rules 
Cons
  • Examples come in a light colored font