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The Report Card

The main character in The Report Card is Nora. She is the one who calls the education system into question in this book (which is the whole point of the story, similar to Clements' other books...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2015 11:17 am UTC

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The Report Card

To write a short summary of Andrew Clements' The Report Card, focus on explaining who the main characters are and what the main events are. The main events in any book will always be related to the...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2016 7:28 am UTC

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The Report Card

In Andrew Clements' The Report Card, Stephen Curtis is the best fried of Nora, the protagonist of the story. A protagonist is the main character of the story who grows and changes as a result of...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2016 2:22 am UTC

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The Report Card

In chapter 8, Nora’s parents are beginning to get upset because she is failing tests and her grades are dropping. They do not know that Nora is trying to prove a point about the heavy influence of...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2013 10:10 pm UTC

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The Report Card

Andrew Clements's novel The Report Card follows the attempts of Nora, the fifth-grader protagonist, to question the grading system so institutional to American schooling and to get the adults...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2017 10:35 pm UTC

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The Report Card

At the start of Andrew Clements's The Report Card, Nora feels she is able to single-handedly change a society that revolves around judging intelligence based on grades and on pressuring kids to...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2016 3:18 am UTC

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The Report Card

In Andrew Clements' The Report Card, Nora intentionally earns Ds on her fifth-grade report card as a plan to boost Stephen's self-esteem.Nora has always admired her best friend Stephen because,...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2016 3:48 am UTC

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Nora herself is actually never the victim of bullying in Andrew Clements' The Report Card, not even after her high IQ is revealed and she begins acting like a smart aleck in class. Instead, her...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2016 4:17 am UTC

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The Report Card

There are a number of moral lessons to be gleaned from Andrew Clements's The Report Card, but the most important is that testing schoolchildren is not necessarily the best way to measure their...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2021 9:57 am UTC

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The Report Card

According to Chapters 16 and 17 of Andrew Clements' The Report Card, Stephen and Nora's plan was for Nora to behave like a genius smart aleck on Thursday and earn zeros on all her tests on Friday:...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2016 1:05 am UTC

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In chapter 21 of Andrew Clements's The Report Card, we learn, in the words of Mrs. Hackney, the school principal, that "half of the fifth-grade class decided to treat two quizzes as if they did not...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2016 9:08 am UTC

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The Report Card

No, Nora is not popular in her school. She is completely average in every way. She gets average grades. She does just well enough on her assignments to avoid being a super poor student or a good...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2015 2:02 pm UTC

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Nora is an exceptionally bright kid. She is genius level smart. No exaggeration there either. She really is a certifiable genius, and she knows it. Nora doesn't want to stand out because of it...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2015 1:03 am UTC

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The Report Card

First the easy stuff. Nora is an eleven-year-old girl. She is short with red-blond hair. She is in fifth grade. Oh, and she's a certified genius, though nobody except her knows it. She fakes...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2015 1:42 pm UTC

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