April Fool’s Day
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From the book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies
Mackenzie put a whoopie cushionwhoopie cushion a type of cushion or pillow used as a practical joke that, when sat upon, produces a loud noise resembling flatulence.
on the teacher’s chair.
Makayla told the teacher
that a bug was in her hair.
Alyssa brought an apple
with a purple gummy worm
and gave it to the teacher
just to see if she would squirm.
Elijah left a piece of plastic
dog doo on the floor,
and Vincent put some plastic vomit
in the teacher’s drawer.
Amanda put a goldfish
in the teacher’s drinking glass.
These April Fool’s Day pranks
are ones that you could use in class.
Before you go and try them, though,
there’s something I should mention:
The teacher wasn’t fooling
when she put us in detention.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2007. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 5
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From the Book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies
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