Frindle Novel Unit for Grades 4-7 Common Core Aligned

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4th - 7th, Homeschool, Staff
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Frindle is the perfect novel to begin your school year with students in grades 4-7! Nick Allen will inspire your students to consider just what they can do with a creative mind and determined spirit. This Frindle Novel Unit is the perfect resource to accompany this novel!

This 46-page PRINT AND GO Frindle Novel Unit includes:
• chapter by chapter lesson plans for easy implementation
• main idea chapter title work
• character analysis
• 6-pages of context clue word work
• 15-pages of reader response questions
• simile and metaphor work
• a story map
• post-reading journal prompts
• an end of book project

Summary of FRINDLE:
Nick Allen is a precocious 5th grader. He learns very quickly that Mrs. Granger, his 5th grade language arts teacher, is a force to be reckoned with. When he challenges her idea of how words are created, an exciting adventure unfolds due to Nick's strong-will and Mrs. Granger's consequences.

Your students will be cheering for all that Nick is able to accomplish in his 5th grade year!

Novel not included, but FYI:

Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7

Reading Level
Grade level Equivalent: 4.8
Lexile® Measure: 830L
DRA: 40
Guided Reading: R

Comedy and Humor

Elementary School
Creativity and Imagination


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Happy Reading!
Total Pages
46 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.


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