Describe what “mess” Keena gets herself into and what she decides to do by identifying evidence that shows character conflict and perspective.
Book: Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson pp. 38 – 44
How does Keena write her birthday? Is it correct? Explain why.
Why does Keena not tell the truth when Ms. Campbell asks her?
Model fluent reading: Read the dialogue between Keena and her brother. Ask them to notice how you read it fluently.
What does Keena decide to do? Why?