Frindle Lesson Plan Aid
Boy invents new word
New Hampshire, USA, contemporary
tries to avoid homework assignments by diverting his teachers in class
so that they forget to assign homework. In fifth grade, he tries to
distract Mrs. Granger, his very strict teacher, by inventing the word
frindle. She appears to fight him on this project, but soon all the
students are using the new word. Years later, he discovers that she was
always on his side.
Introduction to Book Punch
Book Punch guides students through the steps of thinking and writing about well-known core literature. Students write paragraphs responding to interactive writing prompts. The program tutors students to develop ideas and organize their thinking about what they have read.
SAMPLE BOOK PUNCH WRITING PROMPTS
|Lexile Measure: 830L
Grade Level: 4
Gender of Character: Female
In the story, Nick Allen likes to stir things up. He is full of creative ideas that he carries out in school to the delight of his classmates. Think about a creative activity you would like to put into action in your school. Write about a creative activity you would like to carry out in your school.
In the story, the author gives an excellent description of Nick's fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Granger. Write a paragraph describing Mrs. Granger's physical characteristics and her personality.