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    In Chapter 9, the principal of Nick's school, Mrs. Margaret Chatham, comes over to Nick's house in the early evening to talk with him and his parents. Right away, we notice that their meeting is...

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    The book Frindle is ultimately a story about power relations within society. The authors present the story through the eyes of a fifth grade boy named Nick Allen, who is represented as smart and a...

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    On the front page of the Thursday morning edition of The Westfield Gazette, the headline was the following: Local 5th Grader Says, "Move over, Mr. Webster" The newspaper article was about Nick...

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    A diamonte poem is a diamond shaped poem. It has a specific format. It either compares two similar things or contrasts two different (yet related) things. You will find the format below:...

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    Chapter 5: Mrs. Granger assigned Nick an oral report. His topic was on the origin of words, with a focus on the dictionary. In chapter 5, Nick gave his report. During his report, he touched on the...

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    Once the article about ‘frindle’ appeared in the local paper, Bud Lawrence quickly hired a lawyer and claimed the trademark for the word. That meant only he had the legal right to manufacture...

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    The primary theme of the book Frindle is that words have power. Nick asks his teacher, Mrs. Granger, who invents words. He asks who decided that the word "dog" referred to the pet. Mrs. Granger...

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    There was one very important rule in the Allen household. The rule was "Homework First." Immediately after Nick got home from school, he had to start on his homework. He was not allowed to do...

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    In order to complete a summary about your favorite character, you will first have to select one. Do you identify with one of the characters? Is there a character that you admire? For example,...

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    No, the word frindle is not a real word. In the story, however, it becomes a real word. The genre of the book is realistic fiction, and in the story the word frindle winds up in the dictionary....

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    Nick had invented the word “frindle” to test the theory that if everyone agreed on the meaning of the word, then it becomes a word. Mrs. Granger and the school fought the students in this...

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    Judy Morgan works as a reporter for The Westfield Gazette. It wasn’t a very interesting job because not much of interest occurred in Westfield. One day a fellow worker told her that his fourth...

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    Mrs. Granger assigned an oral report on dictionaries to Nick. Nick was notorious for being a skilled time-waster at school. He loved to distract his teachers to waste time and avoid classwork....

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    In Andrew Clements' novel Frindle, Ms. Granger is the main antagonist. She has a reputation for being a tough teacher who demands the best from her students. Though she may be demanding, this does...

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    Judy Morgan visited Lincoln Elementary School to gather information for a newspaper article. She was a reporter for the Westfield Gazette. She had heard about the big stir that the word "frindle"...

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    The book Frindle, by Andrew Clements, follows a fifth grade boy named Nicholas Allen as he tries to invent a new word. The book begins by explaining Nick's boredom with his English teacher and her...

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    After Nick's frindle idea became huge, he thought of something else. He had an idea that the students could force the cafeteria workers to prepare better tasting food. The current food was...

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    When Nick is a student in college, he finds a package on the doorstep of his apartment. He opens it and discovers that it is from his former fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Granger. Nick finds three...

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    One day in class, Nick Allen looked his his fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Avery, and realized that her curved nose resembled a hawk's beak. He recalled that the night before he had watched a...

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    When Judy Morgan from The Westfield Gazette wrote the the newspaper article about Nick Allen's idea to call pens "frindles," everyone was surprised. First, Nick's mom showed him the article and...

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    Nick Allen enters Mrs. Granger's fifth grade class at the beginning of the year intending to keep up his same old antics. One thing that he frequently does is ask unnecessary questions in class to...

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    Nick Allen is an expert at asking teachers unnecessary questions in order to waste time. In fact, he is known at school for doing this. On the first day in Mrs. Granger's fifth grade class, Nick...

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    Nick is a very clever and creative fifth grade boy who sometimes uses his clever creativity to gain attention for himself. He has an amusing sense of humor that he often uses at inappropriate...

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    In Andrew Clements’ book, Frindle, Nick Allen has a very exciting junior year of college. He turns 21 years old, which means he is eligible to receive the trust fund money that his father started...

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    On the day that Nick Allen came up with his big, brilliant idea, three things happened. First, Nick and Janet had to walk home from school because they missed the bus due to a school newspaper...

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    On the first day of fifth grade in Mrs. Granger's class, Nick Allen decides to ask one of his famous slightly off topic (or at least unnecessary) questions. He usually asks these questions in...

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    Three things happened on the day that Nick Allen got his big idea. The first thing happened while Nick and his friend, Janet, were walking home from school. They usually took the bus, but had...

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    It can be said that in his young reader's novel Frindle, author Andrew Clements chose to name Nick Allen's elementary school Lincoln Elementary for symbolic purposes that connect to major themes in...

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    The term "frindle-mania" described the hype surrounding Nick's new word, frindle. In reality, a frindle was just a pen. However, Nick's new word became a phenomenon. Nick appeared on national...

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    Bud Lawrence was a local businessman in town. He read an article about Nick Allen's new word and was quick to go to his lawyer to file a trademark claim on it. Within a few days, he set up a...

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    Nick started making money when Bud Lawrence chose to manufacture ballpoint pens with "frindle" imprinted on them. Bud and Nick's dad agreed that Nick should receive 30% of profits from the pens...

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    When Nick Allen was a student at Lincoln Elementary School, Mrs. Granger had already been a teacher there for a long time. She was described as having white hair and never wearing pants, which...

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    Judy Morgan, a reporter with The Westfield Gazette, went to Nick Allen's elementary school to find out if the rumors were true. She had heard that he was causing quite a stir at school by calling...

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    Mrs. Margaret Chatham was a tall woman with wide shoulders. Nick compared her to a football linebacker because she had a large body and was as tall as his dad. When she went to the Allen house to...

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    At the end of Frindle by Andrew Clements, Nick is a 21-year-old young man in his second year of college. He becomes very wealthy as he becomes eligible to access the money in the “frindle”...

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    In the book Frindle, Andrew Clements provides readers with details about Nick's past as a means of helping to expose Nick's personality and mischievous nature. From the beginning pages of the...

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    Nick, the main character of Frindle, has managed for most of his school career to control his classrooms and teachers with various distracting behaviors. However, in fifth grade he meets his...

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    In Andrew Clements’ novel Frindle, Nick Allen is a highly precocious fifth-grader at Lincoln Elementary School prone to adventurous stunts and sometimes outlandish ideas. One such idea involves...

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    The title of the book, Frindle, refers to the name that Nick (Nicholas Allen) decides to use when referring to a simple pen. He is disappointed with having been placed in Mrs Granger's class in...

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    This is an interesting question, and there is no definitive answer. In Frindle by Andrew Clements, Mrs. Granger is the fifth-grade teacher in the Westfield School District, and she is one of those...

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    In the eNotes study guide for Frindle, there is a brief character analysis provided about Mrs. Granger that might help you identify some of the character's traits. For example, her dedication to...

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    Mrs. Granger’s large dictionary has more than 450,000 words. Mrs. Granger loves words. Nick’s class is not as thrilled. She tries to inspire them to accept the magic of words by showing them...

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    Andrew Clements', Frindle, is a novel I remember reading in elementary school, and throroughly enjoying. It is an easy read. Many children can identify with Nick, and his attempts to divert Mrs....

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    Here is a link to the Frindle summaries here on eNotes: http://www.enotes.com/topics/frindle/summary There are chapter summaries as well as an over all plot summary.

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    There is an over all plot summary as well as a list of chapter summaries in the Frindle eNotes study guide. Here is the link: http://www.enotes.com/topics/frindle/summary

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    Nick does his vocabulary homework and learns about dictionaries. He decides to give Mrs. Granger an interesting report on where words come from. Chapter 4 of Frindle is titled “Word Detective”...

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    Frindle takes place in a relatively modern town. Much of the action centers on a fifth grader and his classroom and home. Nick Allen is in fifth grade. He lives in Westfield, New Hampshire and...

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    The main conflict in the story is the conflict between Nick and Mrs. Granger. Nick is annoyed that Mrs. Granger gives too much homework, and Mrs. Granger is annoyed that Nick is being disruptive....

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    Nick asks Mrs. Granger where words come from, hoping she will talk too long to give them homework. She assigns him a report instead—to find out. Nick Allen does not like homework. Now that he...

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    The setting of Frindle is Westfield, New Hampshire in the 1990's. Most of the story takes place in Lincoln Elementary School. Westfield is a small town where not much happens. This is one of the...

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