Keena Ford

Lesson 8

Objective

Explain why Keena’s mom thinks a journal is a good idea by drawing conclusions about character motivation and relationships.

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Target Task

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Why does Keena’s mom think a journal is a good idea?

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Key Questions

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  • Describe Keena (using evidence from the entire chapter).

  • Who are some of the important people in Keena's life? Describe them.

  • What does the illustration on p. 3 show about how Keena feels about Tiffany? Why?

  • Why did Keena get in trouble at the doctor's office last year? What does this show us about her?

  • What does Keena's teacher mean when she says she should spend less time "worrying about other people's business"?

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.2.3 — Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

  • RF.2.4 — Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.