Saint valentines day

Saint Valentine's Day

While a young man's fancy may turn to love in the spring, it's on everyone's mind as February 14th, a.k.a. St. Valentine's Day, approaches. These reading passages celebrate the holiday and some of the greatest lovebirds in literature and history.

Reading Passages In This Set


1

The Dragon’s Valentines

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

Ember the Dragon burns every valentine she is given ...

527 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Summary

2

Cupid’s Broken Glasses

by RV Staff Writer J.C.

It’s Cupid’s job to make people fall in love. When h...

954 Words, 5th-7th Grades, 420L - 730L, Figurative Language, Story Elements, Summary, and Theme

3

Friendship in a Bottle

Students will read a story about a message in a bottle and how it brought two strangers together. Students will answer question...

537 Words, 5th-6th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Compare and Contrast, Main / Central Idea, Story Elements, and Summary

4

The Courtship of Miles Standish

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In 1858, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote the poem “...

312 Words, 9th-12th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Figurative Language

5

Capulet's Garden

by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet

Act II, Scene 2 passage: This passage is from the ba...

262 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, and Summary

6

Abigail Smith Gets to Know John Adams

Abigail Smith liked John Adams. The feeling was mutual. But Abigail’s mother didn’t think the young country lawyer was good eno...

463 Words, 2nd-4th Grades, 420L - 730L, Character Traits, Figurative Language, and Summary