Explain why Keena’s mom thinks a journal is a good idea by drawing conclusions about character motivation and relationships.
Book: Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson pp. 1 – 7
What does the illustration on page 3 show about how Keena feels about Tiffany? Why?
Who are some of the important people in Keena's life? Describe them.
Why did Keena get in trouble at the doctor's office last year? What does this show us about her?
What did Keena’s mom say to her? Why?
What does Keena's teacher mean when she says she should spend less time "worrying about other people's business?"
in place of; rather