April is .. April Fools Day - Arbor Day & Earth Day - Easter fun -- National Poetry Month - Morse Code


National Poetry Month see St. Joe's Poetry page with fun and games - and lesson plans

International Children's Book Day - April 2nd (Hans Christian Andersen's birthday)

April Fool's Day - InfoPlease

Beverly Cleary's birthday - April 12 - with online video interview from Reading Rockets

National Bookmobile day
April 17

National Library Week
April 13-19

School Library Month

World Book and Copyright Day (UNESCO)
April 23, 2013 - Bangkok - with video

Lauren Tarshis and interviews survivors video

Titanic sinks - April 14-15, 1912

Earth Day(April 22) and Arbor Day (April 27)
with 38 great links for Earth Day from Media Specialist's guide to the internet
and 14 educational resources from Free Technology for Teachers

Morse Code - Samuel Morse, born on April 27

Sultana Steamboat explosion (NPR story) - April 27, 1865

Easter Lesson Plans and activitiees

  • Easter - ABCTeach- word searches, mazes, letter background, crafts, dot to dot and more, writing prompts
  • Easter - Teachers Guide
  • Easter Lesson Plans - TeAchnology - tons of printables and lessons

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