Lesson Plan

A Rainbow of Feelings

In this fun hands-on lesson plan, your ELs will love practicing retelling a story while learning all about feeling words. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Rainbow Fish** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Rainbow Fish lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the The Rainbow Fish lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to answer comprehension questions about a story and identify feelings.

Language

Students will be able to describe a character with feeling words using visual supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
Teach Background Knowledge TemplateEL Vocabulary Cards: EL Support Lesson: A Rainbow of FeelingsEL Glossary: EL Support Lesson: A Rainbow of FeelingsWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives Reference
  • Gather the class together for a read-aloud.
  • Make a face (happy/sad/angry) and ask the students if they can guess how you are feeling based on your face.
  • Explain that today you will be listening to a story about a little kid who is experienceing lots of feelings.