ELA, Writing, 2, #11- Create or present a poem, dramatization, art
work, or personal response to a particular author or theme studied
Goal/Objective: After reading The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister and reflecting on the topic of friendship, the students will be able to build an understanding of how we can be a good friend and how it makes us feel when being a good friend by creating a class rainbow fish.
Activity: Friendships are often built in classrooms because the children are surrounded by their classmates which gives many opportunities for interactions with one another. Teaching students on how to be a good friend and build a good friendshipis a life necessity because they will be building social skills in which they need to be a good friend. In the lesson students will be participating in a read aloud. The teacher and student will reflect on the different interactions the Rainbow fish encounters and what they feel show more content
I will ask, What does Friendship make you think of? What do you do with your friends? What feelings do you usually feel when you are _______ (playing, eating, etc.) with your friend? Were you ever upset with your friend? Why? What happened? How do we show are being a good friend? Students will raise their hands to share and I will write their answers on the white board. I will go over their answers on the whiteboard of their responses after everyone is done. I will point out on the major qualities of being a friend. After, I will tell the student that we will be reading a book about a special fish who wanted a friendship. I will also tell them that after reading the book, we will be creating a friendly class Rainbow Fish. During the read, I will also ask these questions, How would you feel if you were the blue fish? How would you feel about the rainbow fish after he said no? What can the Rainbow fish do now to have
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