Students will be so excited with this NO PREP Valentine’s Day writing activity, they will jump right into the fun! In this Bite-Sized PBL unit, students will have the opportunity to rescue a failing candy company by creating and advertising a brand-new Valentine’s Day candy.
Let’s face it. Not all teachers have time to do a full-blown, complete Project Based Learning unit. That’s where Bite-Sized PBL Activities come in!
This mini PBL unit was created with the expectation that most teachers could use and finish it in a 1-2 day time frame with their students. Perfect for the busy teacher and classrooms without a lot of time away from their standard lesson plans!
All of the hard work is done for you. Simply print the NO PREP pages, and let your students make the decisions in this fun Create a Valentine’s Day Candy Unit!
This engaging writing Valentine’s Day Writing PBL packet includes:
- Unit Guide for Teachers
- Letter from Can Dee Company, Inc. (entry event)
- New Candy Ideas Planning Page
- A New Valentine’s Day Candy Details
- It’s All in the Packaging
- Advertisement Page
- 30-Second Commercial Paragraph Prewriting Organizer
- Themed Writing Paper
- Bonus Make It Go Viral Video Project
- Scoring Rubrics
You will begin the unit by reading the letter from Can Dee Company, Inc. to the students. Place the letter in a fun envelope and make a big deal of opening it and reading it to the class. Your students’ enthusiasm for the Valentine’s Day writing project will definitely be higher with this entry event!
From there, it’s up to you to decide which activities to have your students complete. Obviously, the more activities you include, the more time the unit will take to complete. Whether you choose to do a little or a lot of the unit, your students will love the writing activities!
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