The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister is about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions. He shares his shimmering scales with others. This book has a great theme of sharing, with rainbow-colored foil stamping glitters on every page.
Guided Reading: Level M
- Go over the importance of friendship with the children, and make a list on the board of qualities that friends have or should have.Tell the children to write a quality that they would like a friend to have, or something they do for a friend. It could be a sentence or a word. They can decorate their scale if they want. After they have finished with their scale, put the giant fish on the wall and add their scales to it.