What is the lesson of the Rainbow Fish?

THEMES IN THE STORY The Rainbow Fish is an award-winning book about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share. The book is best known for its morals about the value of being an individual and for the distinctive shiny foil scales of the Rainbow Fish.

What is the author’s purpose of the Rainbow Fish?

The Rainbow Fish is a children’s picture book drawn and written by author and illustrator, Marcus Pfister, and translated into English by J. Alison James. The book is best known for its message about selfishness and sharing and for the distinctive shiny foil scales of the Rainbow Fish.

How did Rainbow Fish feel at the beginning of the story?

As the story begins, we see that Rainbow Fish is more beautiful than the other fish because of his colorful, unique, glittering scales. Rainbow Fish feels lonely and sad. He starts to wonder if there is any point in having nice scales if he can’t enjoy them.

What did Rainbow Fish do to upset the little blue fish?

Rainbow Fish loves his scales so much; he does not want to share them when asked by a blue fish. The blue fish is so hurt by Rainbow’s Fishes’ refusal to share that he no longer wants to be around him. As the story continues, the other also stay away from Rainbow Fish because he does not share with any of them.

What grade level is The Rainbow Fish?

With big picture themes about friendship, empathy and kindness, Marcus Pfister’s The Rainbow Fish (Grades K-2, Lexile AD 410, Level M) is a delightful picture book about the value of sharing and generosity.

What age is The Rainbow Fish for?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558580091
Sales rank: 1,364
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: AD610L (what’s this?)
Age Range: 3 – 6 Years

What kind of fish is Rainbow Fish from the book?

The rainbowfish are a family, Melanotaeniidae, of small, colourful, freshwater fish found in northern and eastern Australia, New Guinea (including islands in Cenderawasih Bay and Raja Ampat Islands in Indonesia), Sulawesi and Madagascar.

Are Rainbow fish real?

Rainbows are a group of freshwater fish originating in Australia and Southeast Asia. This long-established favorite is tolerant of most foods and conditions. These peaceful, schooling fish dwell in the middle or upper levels of the aquarium.

What kind of fish is rainbow fish from the book?

Is Rainbow Fish socialist?

Like so many of the best socialist products, Marcus Pfister’s The Rainbow Fish has been a runaway capitalist success. Like so many of the best socialist products, Marcus Pfister’s The Rainbow Fish has been a runaway capitalist success.

What to do with the Rainbow Fish book?

Enjoy the wonderful story “The Rainbow Fish” with your preschooler. Then try some activities inspired by the book. Includes arts, crafts, and learning activities, so you can have fun with your child. A classic tale about sharing, The Rainbow Fish tells the story of a special fish that has beautiful scales that shimmer and sparkle in the light.

How did 4 Kinder teachers make Rainbow Fish?

4 Kinder Teachers created this fish printable. These two adorable fish can be made by downloading the free Rainbow Fish activites pdf ( Fun Fish Activities) created by 4 Kinder Teachers and copying it on either white or blue construction paper.

Where to find Rainbow Fish first day of school activities?

Some filters moved to Formats filters, which is at the top of the page. The Rainbow Fish Character Traits First Day of School Activities Packet is perfect to use when undertaking units on character traits, character study or character analysis.

How many days of social learning in the Rainbow Fish?

Five days of Social & Emotional Learning lessons that go along with the story The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. This lesson is the perfect way to introduce or review compromising at the beginning of the year, or when your class is in need of a refresher. Lessons are all intended to be “mini”