Inking Thoughts: April Fool’s Day

What do you notice?
  • Putting Your Thoughts on Paper: April Fool’s thoughts…
  • Gathering materials: family learning journals, pencils, colored pencils and/or crayons
  • Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the page with today’s learning topic/skill.
  • Reading and Writing Connection: Using the slide above, any of the above ideas.
  • Next: Choose one of the writing prompts (Best April Fools Joke or A Silly April Story) or ask them to draft their own April Fool’s joke. * Remind them to illustrate their written response.
Which joke is your favorite? Write your own April Fool’s joke.
  • Drafting responses: Allow each family member to write their thoughts (10 min). Encourage the youngest members to draw their thoughts and assign someone to be their scribe.
  • Finally: Discuss: Let each family member share their “April Fool’s“ creation. Remind them that respectful listeners make eye contact with the person sharing without interrupting.

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