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42 reviewed resources for april fool's day

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April Fool’s Day Vocabulary Lesson

For Students 8th - 12th
Quandimonium will ensue when the class discovers you will be grading this April Fool's Day vocabulary activity, complete with made-up words and definitions, although the truly perspicacious will remain axomachilliax.
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What Are the Biggest April Fools Jokes of All Time?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
After working in groups to analyze primary sources related to a historical hoax, learners will discuss how people managed to be fooled and work to identify one of the biggest April Fools jokes in history.
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April Fools Web Quest

For Students 4th - 6th
How much does your class know about the history of April Fools Day? They'll use the Internet and five great questions to uncover the history and origin of this very silly holiday. Two web links are included, to make hunting for answers...
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April Fool's Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this April Fool's Day instructional activity, learners read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, write discussion questions and conduct a survey...
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Happy April Fool's Day!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Grab students' attention with these lesson and activity ideas on April Fool's Day.
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April Fool's Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the meaning and history of April Fool's Day. In this holiday lesson, students are introduced to basic April Fool's Day vocabulary and visit suggested websites to find out the history behind April Fool's Day. Students...
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How to Incorporate April Fool's Day into Your Teaching

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Celebrate the merriment of April Fool's Day without the mischievousness.
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April Writing Ideas

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
There are so many things to celebrate in the month of April, like April Fool's Day, Earth Day, and spring! Use these fun prompts to get young writers writing during the month of April.
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April Fool's Day

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore tradition and the month of April by participating in practical jokes. In this United Kingdom holiday activity, students discuss the birth of April Fool's day and what it means to the people of England. Students research...
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April Fools' Day: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the words "April Fools' Day," write the words independently, and color the picture.
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What is April Fool's Day?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore humor by creating their own practical joke. In this April Fool's Day lesson, students read different situations in which practical jokes were taken too far. Students discuss their reactions to the jokes and identify when...
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Zany April Fool's Day

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this creative writing and spelling worksheet, students write a short story about the funniest thing that they did on April Fool's Day and read words using a mirror. Students write 1 essay.
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April Fool's Day

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research how April Fool's Day began. They identify and discuss various theories, interview family members, write original myths about the first April Fool's Day and design a wild goose chase for another class.
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Fun At Work Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Fun At Work Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a...
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Holidays; April Fool's Day

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this foreign language worksheet, students select the most natural sounding choice of two given words to fill in the blanks on ten sentences. Each sentence refers to a tradition of April Fool's Day.
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April 1st Writing Prompt

For Students 5th - 8th
In this daily writing prompt worksheet, students remember that April 1st is April Fool's Day. Students describe a joke they have played or would like to play on someone.
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April Foolin'

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this social studies worksheet, students read a cartoon related to facts about April Fool's Day. For example, students read about how superstition says it is bad luck to pull a prank after noon.
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Backwards Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students create ways to do things backwards. In this cross-curriculum lesson, students participate in various backwards activities for an entire day. Students recite the alphabet backwards, spell their names backwards, and read stories...
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Ponzi? An April Fool's Day History and Economics Lesson Plan

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the concept of a Ponzi Scheme. In this economics lesson plan, students invest in a product called Thin-Cups. Students invest money in this product over the course of a couple weeks. Students discover how a Ponzi Scheme...
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Fools Following the Fools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read "The Winter's Tale" in Foole Upon Foole to determine the qualities the author used for a fool. Students role play the character to determine how volume affects the way a character is perceived. Students determine the...
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Following Directions- April

For Teachers 3rd
In this following directions worksheet, 3rd graders make 6 choices that determine how they will color the word "April" that is at the top of the worksheet.
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The Month of April-Writing Prompts

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students complete a writing prompt for each day in April. Worksheet is a series of prompts, 3 per page. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Your Year Covered

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewFeeling stuck? Want to energize the class? Use activities such as quizzes and fill-in-the-blank worksheets to get class members' attention with a year's worth of holiday celebrations. From Mother's Day to Robert Burns's birthday,...
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More Capitalization and Punctuation

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this grammar worksheet, students complete 10 multiple choice questions about correct capitalization or punctuation. Quiz includes quotations as well as capitalization of days, months, titles, and names. 

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