Keena Ford

Lesson 9

Objective

Describe Eric and Keena’s relationship by drawing conclusions about character motivation and relationships.

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Target Task

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Describe Eric and Keena’s relationship.

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Key Questions

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  • Why did Keena think that Eric's request was mysterious? Why does she decide to listen to him? What does it show about their relationship?

  • Read the quote from p. 12. "I tried to act excited too, because even if Eric's great ideas aren't that great, he IS my best friend." What does this quote show about Keena? Why?

  • How did Keena's feelings about Eric's idea change? Why?

  • Why does Keena think that second grade is "going to be the best year ever"? (Make sure to highlight the detail about them knowing they were going to be in the same class.)

  • Why does Keena capitalize some words?

  • Why does Keena think that Friday "was the worst day ever"?

Vocabulary

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mysterious

wacky

supposed

permanent

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Common Core Standards

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

  • RL.2.4 — Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

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