Literature-Based Lesson Plans and Resources
Using Marcus Pfister's Books


The Rainbow Fish Lesson Plan by Charles Clemmons
This is a reading lesson for special education/early elementary students. This lesson helps students with their reading skills as they learn about generosity.

The Rainbow Fish Lesson Plan by Katie Swartzwelder
PreK. Auto download word document.

The Rainbow Fish Teaching Ideas and Resources

Using Books to Support Social Emotional Development by Angel Lee and Tweety Yates
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Spring into reading
PreK-K. Story sequencing.

The Rainbow Fish by DLTK
Activities and Ideas for 2-3 year olds.

Rainbow Fish by Brittany Zae
Gr K. This lesson is designed to teach students understand the importance of being a good friend through literature and art activities.

Rainbow Fish Literacy Stations Teaching Activities
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Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale Lesson Plan by Risa Young
Pre K-2. Students make their own rainbow fish and use them to retell the story.

The Rainbow Fish
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The Rainbow Fish Sea Project
Gr 4.

Rainbow Fish Template coloring page

The Rainbow Fish Teaching Resources

Label the Rainbow Fish

Rainbow Fish Craft
Children will create their own Rainbow fish.

The Rainbow Fish -Story Sequencing- Re-telling Visuals-FREEBIE

Rainbow Fish Worksheet
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Friendship Activities for The Rainbow Fish
The students will see that everyone is special and has something unique to offer.