In Valensteins by Ethan Long, Fran had something important on his mind. He was busy working on a project, and his friends were left wondering what Fran was up to.
Fran is very secretive about his craft. The friends make some guesses, until one realizes that it is almost Valentine's Day. Could Fran be in LOVE? They proceed to be grossed out...
Poor Fran has had enough. He heads outside to get some fresh air, and there meets with his Valentine. Fran is happy and in love, but his friends remain perplexed at all this yucky love business. Your students will love this Valentine's Day story!
This book study activities unit has Common Core aligned literacy companion activities to go with the book Valensteins by Ethan Long. It includes a craftivity that makes a bulletin board display, a great way to showcase student learning.