A simple craft in which students cut out heart shapes (pattern included) and then back cut-out areas with tissue paper to make window decorations. Activity can be done with craft knives, which require close adult supervision and assistance.
A one page text discussing aspects of Valentine's Day followed by multiple choice and short answer questions, with answer sheet. Text is illustrated with black and white drawings suitable for coloring.
"It's a mushy gushy mystery when Junie B. Jones gets a big, mushy card from a secret admirer!"
This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development (with none of Junie B.'s notorious grammar).