Explore five global Valentine’s Day traditions with this informational text and comprehension questions activity.
💌 Read About Valentine’s Day Around The World 🌎
This is a 2-page worksheet in which students will enhance their reading comprehension skills AND their knowledge of world cultures!
After reading the informational text about various worldwide Valentine’s Day traditions, students will answer four reading comprehension questions to demonstrate their understanding of the content.
An answer key is included with this resource for easy grading or for students to self-check their work.
Scaffolding & Extension Tips
In addition to an independent reading comprehension exercise, this worksheet also compliments your lessons as a:
- Reading center activity
- English Language Arts lesson exit ticket
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can underline the information from each paragraph that helped them answer the questions.
For students who need extra support: Before printing, go through each paragraph and, based on the answers to questions 1-4, underline or highlight keywords to help direct the reader’s focus.
If needed, students can complete the worksheet in pairs.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
To save paper, we suggest printing this worksheet double-sided.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
Before You Download
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the color or black and white PDF, or the interactive Google Slides version. An answer key is also included with this download.
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Turn this set of 18 conversation heart templates into a variety of teaching resources leading up to Valentine's Day.
Gift your students their own Valentine's Day bookmark (set of 4).