Frindle Novel Study

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Novel study for Frindle by Andrew Clements! This 100+ page no-prep novel study unit is the perfect accompaniment to the book Frindle. Through these activities, your students will love developing their reading and comprehension skills through printables and worksheets. They will also analyze characters, create setting descriptions, develop vocabulary skills and enjoy engaging writing activities based on events in the book. Also included are fun cross curricular activities based on the themes in the book. The unit also includes chapter questions with an answer key so you will be able to assess your students' understanding of the story.

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What's included:

★ Full teacher instructions and ideas for use

★ Student project cover page

Character Studies

★ Nick

★ Mrs Granger

★ Nick and Mrs Granger character comparison

★ Character Comparison

★ Nick character changes

Setting Descriptions

★ Classroom setting description plan and writing activity

Reading Activities

★ Author research - all about Andrew Clements

★ Text to self connections

★ Text to text connections

★ Text to world connections

★ Cause and effect

★ Problem and solution

★ Frindle book review

Writing Activities

★ My Class Rules

★ The New Word (dilemma exploration)

★ Mrs Granger's Letter

★ The Westfield Gazette (newspaper report)

★ Create a persuasive poster to advertise frindles

★ Nick's thoughts - exploration of character

★ Persuade others to read Frindle

★ Explore themes in novel

Vocabulary Activities

★ Explore vocabulary in Frindle (definitions)

★ Arrange words in alphabetical order

★ Invent own words for everyday objects

★ Explore new words in dictionary

★ Irregular past tense verbs

Cross Curricular Activities

★ Dictionary facts

★ Comparison of communication technologies when book was written and today

★ Create town map of setting, Westfield

★ Chapter summary activities

★ Chapter comprehension quizzes (answers included)

Both US and UK spelling options included.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.


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