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  • Frindle
    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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    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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  • Frindle
    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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  • Frindle
    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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  • Frindle
    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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    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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  • Frindle
    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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  • Frindle
    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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    Andrew Clements wrote Frindle in 1996 as an early chapter-book for children, which acts as a transition from picture books and as an examination of the malleability of language. The main character,...

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    Mrs. Granger’s love of language is symbolized by the dictionary, and also demonstrated by her reaction to the changing of a word. At the end of the book, Mrs. Granger explains why she loves the...

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    Nick is the main character in Andrew Clements' book entitled, Frindle, a story about the mayhem that ensues when fifth-grade Nick Allen decides to create a new word for a "pen." Mrs. Granger is...

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  • Frindle
    The main characters in Frindle are Nick Allen, a fifth grader, and Mrs. Granger, his English teacher. Nick Allen is a clever, creative kid. In third grade, he got his brand new teacher in trouble...

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    The falling action of Frindle is when Nick deals with the fall-out of having invented a new word. The resolution is the ending, when Allen and Mrs. Granger exchange letters and gifts showing they...

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    Judy Morgan is a reporter from The Westfield Gazette who writes an article about Nick’s invented word for pen, frindle. Judy hears about the word from Ted Bell, an advertising salesman for the...

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    Frindle is written in third person omniscient. This means that we know everyone’s point of view. Most of the story centers on the point of view of Nick. Point of view describes how a story is...

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    Mrs. Granger says that words enter our language when people begin using them, and their meaning comes from the people. When Nick gives his report on the dictionary, he tries to distract Mrs....

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    In Frindle by Andrew Clements, Nick makes up a new word, "frindle" to take his language arts teacher at her word. Mrs. Granger told the students that by using a word, each person made a decision...

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  • Frindle
    This response relates to Andrew Clements' book Frindle. In answer to your question, we have seen words created (or recreated) with computers and the Internet. Some words we have seen before, while...

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    In Andrew Clements' Frindle, to stop "frindle," Mrs. Granger first tries to explain that it cannot be a word because it has no meaning. Next she threatens the students who use the word. Each...

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    As with any piece of literature, each piece—whether a novel, play or short story—offers varying themes to the reader (or audience), and different people come away with different...

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  • Frindle
    If I were to jump into the story of Frindle by Andrew Clements, I would probably want to get to be friends with Nick, but NOT because he becomes famous or rich. As an English teacher who loves...

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