Explain how Keena’s feelings about second grade change by identifying evidence that shows character feelings and character change.
Book: Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson pp. 29 – 37
How do Keena’s feelings about second grade change? Why?
How does Keena feel when she is shopping? Why?
On p. 32 Keena says, "I have decided that I will probably hate second grade." Why does she say this?
Why does Keena start her journal with the sentence "I LOVE second grade!!!!"? Why did her feelings change?
How does Eric feel about the first day of school? How do you know? (Push them to notice the evidence that shows that he isn't quite as happy as Keena is.)