April Fool's Day

Ready-To-Go Teacher Created Activities

April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day has been celebrated since the late 1300's. It's a day know for silly pranks and foolishness. Students will enjoy learning more about the origin of this fun filled day, along with playing some tricks of their own! Create a free account and search April in the Ready-To-Go Publicly Shared Activities Bank.

 

 

The History of April Fool's Day

Are you a April Fool? This article teaches upper elementary students the history of this fun holiday. Learn a little more about the "Spaghetti Crop" prank or Burger King's left handed Whopper. This is a fun reading comprehension activity to keep readers engaged on April 1st! Six automatically graded, multiple choice questions provide students instant feedback.

The HIstory of April Fool's Day

 
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What is April Fish Day? (April Fool's Day) 

 Upper elementary and middle school students will enjoy learning about Poisson d'Avril, a very fishy Fools' day tradition celebrated in France. A very short video followed by one page of information text introduces students to the origin and traditions associated with April Fools' Day in other countries. Nine automatically graded multiple choice questions keep students academically focused. 

What is April Fish Day? 

 
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Spaghetti Trees (April Fool's Day)

Share one of the best April Fools' Day pranks with your upper elementary and middle school students. Students view the actual commercial aired on T.V. in 1957. This commercial tricked may people into believing spaghetti grew on trees! One page of informational text and seven multiple choice questions makes this a great assignment for April Fools' Day. 

 

Spaghetti Trees (April Fools' Day)

 
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April Fool's Day Writing Activities

Provide your students writing opportunities that allow them to use online HTML editor. This a fun April Fool's Day writing activity that helps students build online writing test taking skills in a stress free environment. Attach a rubric to any item to provide students with instant feedback. 

April Fool's Day Writing Activities

 
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April Fool's Day

Primary students learn more about this silly holiday celebrated around the world with this Activity. One page of informational text is followed by five multiple choice questions and one student response item. This a great high-interest reading and writing activity for April 1st!  

April Fool's Day

 
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