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    Frindle would be a completely different story if told from Mrs. Granger's point of view, as we would be getting the more "truthful" angle! In the book, fifth grader Nick Allen comes under fire from...

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    Mrs. Granger is called by several different nicknames throughout the book. Usually these names have a negative connotation. Mrs. Granger is different from all the other teachers. She does things...

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    When the novel begins, Nick is a discontented teen looking for ways to cause minor trouble in his Language Arts class. He finds a way by calling a pen “frindle,” never imagining how far this...

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    Nick's idea to prevent the teacher from assigning homework by asking a question that would get her talking a lot backfires on him when, instead of answering the question, his teacher assigns it to...

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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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    In Andrew Clemets' Frindle, on his first day of school in fifth-grade language class, Nick Allen asks what he likes to call a "thought-grenade" to try and distract his strict teacher and hijack the...

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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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    In the opening chapter of Frindle, author Andrew Clements identifies Nick as the type of person who is not entirely a troublemaker, though he certainly does cause a lot of trouble. He has a...

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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 this story, Bud Lawrence is a "leading citizen" of Westfield and the wealthy owner of two restaurants. Overall, he's opportunistic, clever, and manipulative. Depending on your point of view, you...

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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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    The problem in Andrew Clements' Frindle, also called the conflict, concerns the fact that Nick Allen, the protagonist, is an unusually creative person. As a creative person, Nick has a tendency to...

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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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    Mrs. Granger's full name is Lorelei Granger. If she has a middle name, then we never discover what it is in this story. The whole time Mrs. Granger teaches Nick and his classmates, she is always...

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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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    After the newspaper article about the word "frindle" runs, which includes Nick's picture, he becomes rather famous; people all over town recognize him wherever he goes. All this attention makes...

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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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    The class picture had to stay that way, with every kid in the fifth grade holding up a pen while saying "Frindle!" instead of "Cheese!", because the photographer was out of film. It would have been...

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    The conflict in Andrew Clements' book Frindle is solved, or resolves, when Nick comes to understand just how influential he can be by carrying out his creative ideas.After Nick's accomplishment of...

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    As a creative thinker, Nick draws on a lot of inspiration in order to invent his new word frindle in Andrew Clements' story. He draws on inspiration from his teacher Mrs. Granger, his friend Janet,...

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    One positive thing found in Andrew Clements's book Frindle is the idea that thinking creatively is a powerful tool, so powerful it can change the world. On the other hand, we also see in the book...

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    There are no direct references to Nick Allen's favorite book or music in Andrew Clements' Findle. However, we certainly do learn that Nick loves both music and reading in general.When Nick first...

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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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    In chapter 13 of Andrew Clements's Frindle, the narrator comments that "frindle-mania was over" because there is no longer an ongoing battle between school staff and students concerning the word....

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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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    In the novel Frindle, no child has to take a daily test. However, every child in Mrs. Granger's fifth grade class, including the main character, Nick, has to take a weekly spelling test, every...

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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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    In the first half of Andrew Clements's book Frindle, Mrs. Granger actively rebels against the children's use of the made-up word frindle.Mrs. Granger's first response is to tell Nick his idea to...

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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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    Towards the beginning of Andrew Clements' Frindle, Nick learns from Mrs. Granger that people have power, power to create the world as they want to see it. Nick learns about creative power when he...

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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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    At the end of Andrew Clements' Frindle, after reading the letter Mrs. Granger had written him ten years ago, Nick comes to understand the significance of a comment Mrs. Granger made ten years ago...

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