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April Fools’ Day

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A Theme Page about the 1st of April, a.k.a. April Fools’ Day with activities for A1.2 to B1-level students, yr 3-9 in Sweden.

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Teacher Pranks

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Fun (and Friendly) Ways to Prank Your Students – WeAreTeachershttps://www.weareteachers.com/fun-and-friendly-ways-to-prank-your-students/April Fools’ Day the perfect time to play a little prank on your students. Here are a few ideas to get you scheming … in a fun, friendly way, of course.

 

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7 April Fools’ Pranks for Teachers That Will Melt the Minds of Studentshttps://www.weareteachers.com/7-april-fools-pranks-for-teachers-that-will-melt-the-minds-of-students/#.VuiLyBAwqK8.twitterHere are seven teacher pranks that will require a spatula, because afterward you’ll need them to scrape your students’ minds off the floor.

 

Warm-up

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April Fool’s Day Poem: Posterhttps://busyteacher.org/10498-april-fools-day-poem-poster.htmlApril Fool’s Day Poem in a Poster.  More poems here                         …

 

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SHAMPOO PRANK PART 1! | HoomanTV – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/SqBP0SDtwvg☛ I snuck behind people taking showers at the beach and kept on adding more shampoo on their hair as they went crazy trying to wash it off!

 

Songs

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| Played a Joke On You | April Fools Day Song, – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/Xvk6XBnuGQYA funny song to help kids learn how April Fools Day can be fun! “I played a joke on you! (yr 3-5)

 

Vocabulary

 

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An English Mini Lesson on April Fools’ Day: Vocabulary related to JOKING – YouTube (2:25)https://youtu.be/C6SLgQeGoIsA short lesson about the holiday Americans celebrate on April 1. Learn new expressions related to joking. Level: intermediate to advanced (yr 5-7)

 

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English Vocabulary – Vocabulary Related to April Fool’s Dayhttps://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/vocabulary-lesson-april-fool-day.phpDo something funny (an amusing trick) that is done in order to make people laugh and that another person doesn’t suspect at first (yr 6-8)

 

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April fool – the language of jokes and tricks – About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online bloghttps://dictionaryblog.cambridge.org/2017/03/29/april-fool-the-language-of-jokes-and-tricks/by Liz Walter April 1st is known in many Western countries as ‘April Fool’s Day’. The idea is to trick other people, to try to make them believe things that are not true (yr 7-9)

 

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April Fools’ Day or April Fool’s Day? | Sprout Englishhttp://blog.sproutenglish.com/april-fools-day-or-april-fools-day/On April 1, people in many countries will play practical jokes on each other. These can range from taping a “Kick me” sign on someone’s back, to switching the sugar and salt, to switching the sugar and salt (Teach-info)

 

Lesson Plans

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ESL April Fools Day Lessonhttps://www.elcivics.com/esl/april-fools-day/lesson-1.htmlApril Fool’s Day is on April 1. April Fool’s Day is a day when people play tricks on each other. It’s fun to play tricks, but be sure they are safe tricks (yr 4-6)

 

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ESL Holiday Lessons: English Lesson on April Fools’ Dayhttps://eslholidaylessons.com/04/april_fools_day.htmlESL Holiday Lessons: Free 14-Page reading/listening lesson plan/worksheet on April Fools (yr 7-9)

 

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YOU DON’T FOOL ME – ELT-CATIONhttps://eltcation.wordpress.com/2015/03/26/you-dont-fool-me/Humor makes the world go round, and All Fools’ Day gives us a nice chance to exercise it playing practical jokes and hoaxes. This set of activities may give a good chuckle to both you and your students (yr 8-9)

 

 

Reading

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April Fool’s Dayhttp://www.5minuteenglish.com/apr1.htmI want to tell you… I just gave birth to 5 babies last weekend. Isn’t that exciting? Oh, you don’t believe me? Okay then, I stole some money from a bank on Saturday night. Now do you believe me? (yr 7-8)

 

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April Fool’s Day | LearnEnglish – British Councilhttps://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/magazine/april-fools-dayApril Fool’s Day is celebrated on 1 April in many countries around the world. Download the printable worksheet with text and quiz (yr 8-9)

 

Listening

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April Fool’s Day | Young Readershttps://www.macmillanyounglearners.com/readers/april-fools-day-0Listen to the story. Download Resources April Fool’s Day Answer Key Note: You will be prompted to register or log in when accessing any answer key (yr 3-5)

 

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Chatterbox #11 – April Fool’s Dayhttps://esl.culips.com/2009/03/culture-happy-april-fools-day/In this episode we give you some vocabulary for playing tricks on people and tell you more about April Fool’s Day history! Expressions included in the Study Guide (yr 6-8)

 

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A Day for Foolshttps://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/a-day-for-fools/2701630.htmlApril Fools’ Day is celebrated in many countries around the world.  In the U.S., it is a day of joking and playing tricks on friends (yr 7-8)

 

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Episode 4: April Fool’s Day | Slow American Englishhttps://slowamericanenglish.net/2015/04/08/episode-1504-april-fools-day/Each April 1st in the USA people participate in April Fool’s Day. Other countries also celebrate April Fool’s Day or a similar “fool’s” day (yr 7-8)

 

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Podcast: April Fools’ Day – ESL Library Bloghttps://blog.esllibrary.com/2012/03/28/podcast-april-fools-day/April Fools’ Day pranks aren’t as simple as they used to be! These days pranksters use various methods to fool the masses, including email, tweets, Facebook updates, product launches (yr 8-9)

 

 

Viewing

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English Lessons: Days on the Calendar: April Fool’s Day – YouTube (1:14)https://youtu.be/GtSUvtt5z88Today’s Video talks about April Fool’s Day Hello, my name is Joseph and I am from California (yr 3-4)

 

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April Fool’s Day – YouTube (3:58)https://youtu.be/dxHZ2R8oOtEThe history of April Fool’s Day narrated by Doug Johnson from American Mosaic  (yr 5-6)

 

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Learning English – What is April Fool’s Day? – pranks, jokes, hoaxes – English Lesson with Duncan – YouTube (6:00)https://youtu.be/ZHweAKRQbzALearning English. What is April Fool’s day? An English lesson explaining why we have April Fool’s Day (yr 6-7)

 

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The History of April Fools Day – YouTube (2:20)https://youtu.be/OhVCTkpVX2YWhat we think the best answer is for people that want to know the history of it. Fast speech (yr 7-9) 

 

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What’s the origin of April Fools’ Day? – YouTube (1:23)https://youtu.be/ryMHCHM6cpcWhat is the April Fools Day origin story? No narrator. Read the text on the screen (yr 7-9) 

 

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Origin of April Fools’ Day is still a mystery – YouTube (1:19)https://youtu.be/hiiM4k2njB0The potential origins of April Fools’ Day can be traced back as early as the 1300s (yr 8-9) 

 

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Voted #1 April Fools Prank in HISTORY – YouTube (2:22)https://youtu.be/yl-dtufFR-wThe Spaghetti Prank by the BBC was Voted #1 April Fools Prank in HISTORY (yr 8-9) 

 

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Best PRANKS of the Last 100 Years — BOAT #6 – YouTube (4:03)https://youtu.be/J3xXys3n3xcBest PRANKS of the Last 100 Years, incl. the one above. Links below for more info of each one (yr 9)   

 

Speaking

 

 

 

Writing

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April Fool’s Dayhttps://busyteacher.org/19441-april-fools-day.htmlThis task is for April Fool. Students must write about their future plans.

 

Worksheets

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April Fools Day Worksheets for Kids | Woo! Jr. Kids Activitieshttps://www.woojr.com/april-fools-day-worksheets-for-kids/April Fools Day writing and reading activity worksheets for 3rd through 6th grade.

 

Interactive

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ESL Vocabulary Quiz – Holidays – April Fools’ Dayhttps://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/vocabulary/holidays_aprilfoolsday1.htmlWelcome to our new collection of exercises designed to help you practice English while learning about holidays

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