April Fools Day Activities for Kinder to 3rd Grade

Are you looking for Aprin Fool's Day activities and reading comprehension activities that are easy to use and fun? This April read-aloud is for Arthur's April Fools Day by Marc Brown. This spring bullying read-aloud includes weeklong lesson plans and everything you need to teach reading comprehension, character traits, sequencing, problems and solutions, vocabulary, and writing!

You will guide your students in whole-group and small-group reading instruction as they learn how Arthur was bullied, overcame his fears, and pulled off the best April Fool's Joke Ever.

This April Fools Day Activity Focuses on:

  • April Fool's Day
  • Bullying
  • Opinion Writing
  • Narrative Writing
  • Making Text-to-Self Connections
  • Retelling Story
  • Sequencing Five Main Story Events
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Story Comprehension
  • Graphing
  • Good and Bad Behavior Choices
  • Speaking and Listening Skills
  • Diphthongs with -au and -aw

This April Fools Day Read Aloud Set Includes:

  • 8 Illustrated Vocabulary Cards
  • 8 Story Comprehension Question Cards
  • 5 Days of Lesson Plans
  • Cut and paste Good and Bad Behaviors Concept Sort
  • Diphthongs (-au and -aw) Concept Cut and Paste Sort
  • -au and -aw  5x7 Phonics Illustrated Posters
  • Graphing Activity About Story
  • 5 Focus Question Cut and Paste (8 per page)
  • 6 Focus Questions Flip Tab Books (2 per page)
  • Student Vocabulary Worksheets (4 per page)
  • Digging Deeper Questions for every page in the book
  • One Cut and Paste Sequencing Sheet for 5 Main Events (2 per sheet)
  • 5 Question Yes or No Test

This is perfect for guidance and classroom teachers to go along with their bullying units anytime throughout the year!



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