Valentines Day is all about love, of course. Fourth graders, however, true, romantic love, love is pretty elusive. Still, we'll have a little fun with the day - safely distanced from the kissing and all of the other mushy stuff.
A special collection of songs for reading fluency are located on our Music Appreciation page.
George + Martha = Love 4Ever
Let Me Count the Ways
Read this iconic poem from Elizabeth Barrett Browning. What do you think about it
As long as we're counting ways, how many ways can you arrange the letters in the following words?
While We're on the Subject
Notice and Wonder
Look at each of these images. Click on each to enlarge.
What do you notice? Make a list.
What do you wonder?
Create a good math question for the class to solve. All of the information needed to solve your problem must be included in these four images of a cherished valentine candy called conversation hearts. Use the information on the packaging for your problem.
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Everyone has heard of Romeo and Juliet, but who were they?
William Shakespeare remains the master of the tragedy, but in Romeo and Juliet, he wrote about two characters who fell in love. Here is an impressive love story, with plenty of romance and plenty of violence to go along with it.
The video here is a short explanation of the much longer play written by the one and only William Shakespeare. After all, "All the world's a stage..."
I < 3 U
How have emoji changed the way we communicate in the 21st century? Use your electronic blog to write a paragraph or short story using as many emoji as possible (no more than two of the same emoji in a row).
Which emoji have vertical symmetry? Which have horizontal symmetry? Create your own emoji and use a ruler to show symmetry.