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Sweet Poetry on Valentines Day

from SOITA Learning Technologies

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Poetry is considered by many to be a romantic style of writing. What better day, then, to learn about poetry than on the most romantic day of the year?! In this session students will experience poetry in various forms, from sweet to silly. Students will discover different types of prose, and compose original poetry - all while learning a bit about the history of Valentine’s Day!

Program Rating

  based on 2 evaluation(s).

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About This Program


Multipoint: $100.00
Multipoint Premium: $100.00
Point to Point: $150.00
Point to Point Premium: $135.00
By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $135.00

This program is also available as a point-to-point video conference at a pre-requested date and time for $150 for CILC Members and $135 for CILC Premium members.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:

No minimum

Maximum participants:

Maximum of 30 students.

Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Technology/Information Science, Writing

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

Booking Information

This program is also available as a point-to-point video conference at a pre-requested date and time for $150 for CILC Members and $135 for CILC Premium members.

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature, i.e., snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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SOITA Learning Technologies

Dayton, OH
United States

Our mission at SOITA is to provide educators instructional technology services that will assist them in optimizing student learning and achievement. SOITA offers several choices for professional development and student learning via distance learning. Visit

Caitlin Blackford

Program Details


Review the Pre-Program Activity
What do we know about Valentine’s Day?
How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day?
A brief history of Valentine’s Day
Trivia & Video
All About Poetry
What makes something a Poem?
Types of Poetry
Valentine Poetry Activity
Writing a Haiku
Share Work


Students will:
Discuss the origin of Valentine’s Day.
Identify various elements found in poetry.
Collaboratively construct several “class” poems using different poetry formats.
Compare and contrast different types of poetry.
Determine their favorite poetry format(s).
Compose an original Valentine Haiku.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NL-ENG.K-12.3 Evaluation Strategies
Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. They draw on their prior experience, their interactions with other readers and writers, their knowledge of word meaning and of other texts, their word identification strategies, and their understanding of textual features (e.g., sound-letter correspondence, sentence structure, context, graphics).

NL-ENG.K-12.4 Communication Skills
Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.

NL-ENG.K-12.5 Communication Strategies
Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.

NL-ENG.K-12.6 Applying Knowledge
Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.

NL-ENG.K-12.12 Applying Language Skills
Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).