Explain how Keena feels about Linny and why they become friends by identifying and describing key details that show character feelings and relationships.
Book: Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson pp. 67 – 73
Does Brian respond the way Keena thought he would? Explain why.
Model fluent reading: Read this page, modeling how you change your voice to show the different characters’ perspectives. Ask students: What did you notice?
What happens when Keena gets to school? What does Linny say and do? Why?
Why does Keena decide to "apologize" to Linny? Did she do the right thing? Explain why.
Why did Keena say that she "thinks Friday is my lucky day”?