April Fools’ Day

No Kidding! Interesting Facts about April Fool’s Day by Baby Professor (Hoopla)
The Story Behind April Fools’ Day by Melissa Raé Shofner (Hoopla)
Ellie May on April Fools’ Day by Hillary Homzie and Jeffrey Ebbeler (112 page JF, Hoopla)
April Fools’ Day Pranks (Kidspot)
April Fool’s Day in the Classroom: contains links to a variety of free resources (Edutopia)
The Museum of Hoaxes
April Fool’s Day Around the World (Insider)

From Scholastic Teachables:
Some of the options available on Scholastic Teachables:
April Fools the School: An Easy-to-Read Play
Guess What I Saw Today: Mini-book
Fooled You! Quick Cloze Passage
Fooled You! (Sequence of Events)
April Fool’s Day: Comprehension Passage
And many more! Click here for the full list

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