This is a literature unit designed to be implemented at the beginning of the school year as a review for second graders. Keena Ford and the Second Grade Mix-Up is a wonderful book about a girl starting second grade. Keena is a typical student that students students will relate to easily. This book will allow you to start the year covering many basic concepts that students need to have a strong understanding of before moving into more complex ideas.
Comparison of characters
Problem and Solution
Opinion Writing Activity
Have fun reading the book and allow for the students to discuss Keena and her antics. All activities meet common core state standards for second grade and are specified in the description.