The Kissing Hand is a beautiful book about a raccoon who feels scared on his first day of school. This activity pack includes one-week of English language arts lesson plans and activities focused on this story. Includes: (a) Explicit vocabulary and comprehension instructional lesson plans, (b) Vocabulary posters for classroom with engaging visuals, (c) Comprehension questions, (d) Comprehension building activities focusing on identifying character traits, setting, and retelling a story. Student worksheets include plenty of blank space to write or draw, so they can used to differentiate instruction in your classroom. Worksheets also include small visuals of raccoons to color for students who finish early.