The Kissing Hand Activities - Paired Text Fun for ESL ELL!

Jill Richardson
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Raccoons: Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is a delightful story of a raccoon that is afraid of going to school and this activity uses paired texts to compare and contrast Chester with a real raccoon!


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Compare and contrast graphic organizer

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Compare and contrast sentence frame

Teacher Answer Sheets of possible responses


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Total Pages
20 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.


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