Students write their thoughts of how certain colors make them feel, using creativity and description. They design their own way to combine colorful pictures and their writing to present their final creation.
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Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale
If friendship were a soup, what ingredients would be in it? As part of a study of Marcus Pfister's Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale, kids engage in a series of friendship-themed activities using materials contained in this richly...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Rainbow Fish: Activities for Parents to Do with Children at Home
The Rainbow Fish, Marcus Pfister's award-winning story about the joys of sharing, is the inspiration for this resource loaded with fun. Suggestions for language and language arts, math, science, and social studies activities are included...
Pre-K - Higher Ed Math
Reading Rainbow: Freedom to Become
Students watch "Reading Rainbow" about a student who becomes a pilot. They list what she had to do to become a pilot and what could have stopped her. Partners can choose one of five different projects to show how they plan to become...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
The Importance of Storytelling
Students examine how African Americans escaping slavery used storytelling to communicate. They listen to and read the lyrics for the song, Follow the Drinking Gourd, view the Reading Rainbow video, and write and illustrate their own story.
K - 5th English Language Arts