Frindle Study Guide Questions/Answers

What was the name of Nick’s school?
Lincoln Elementary School
What did Nick turn his third grade class into?
A tropical island
What friend of Nick’s learned the black bird call and also used it in class to annoy Mrs. Avery?
Janet Fisk
Who taught Language Arts to the fifth grade students?
Mrs. Granger
What book did Mrs. Granger love the most?
The dictionary
What rule was in effect at Nick house regarding homework?
‘Homework first’
According to Nick’s report who put together the first dictionary?
Samuel Johnson
According to Nick’s report how many words were in the first dictionary?
Over 43,000
What did the fifth grade class do in their class picture?
Everyone help up a pen and said ‘frindle’
Mrs. Granger made students write 100 times what sentence if they used the word frindle?
I am writing this punishment with a pen”
Who paid a visit to Nick’s house to talk with his parents?
The school principal – Mrs. Margaret Chatham
Between his two parents which one stuck up for Nick more than the other?
Mom
Who was the reporter for the town newspaper?
Judy Morgan
What was the name of the town newspaper?
The Westfield Gazette
What arrived in a brown envelope to Judy Morgan at the newspaper office?
A copy of the fifth grade picture
On what morning did the newspaper article about the word frindle appear in the paper?
Thursday
What town member first filed a preliminary trademark on the word frindle?
Bud Lawrence
What was the name of the reporter with a news crew who interviewed Mrs. Granger & Nick’s famly?
Alice Lunderson
What was Nick’s dad’s name?
Tom Allen
What type of store did Nick’s dad own?
A hardware store
What percentage of profits did Nick receive according to Bud’s deal?
30 percent
How much was the first check that Bud Lawrence gave to Nick’s dad?
$2,250.00
What idea did Nick originally keep to himself instead of spreading to others?
Making a change to school lunch cafeteria food
What surprise did Mrs. Granger received on Christmas?
She received word from the school board that a scholarship fund had been set up in her name for one million dollars
What was the name of the scholarship fund that the school board announced to Mrs. Granger by letter?
The Lorelei Granger Students Fund
What was in the package that Mrs Granger received in addition to the letter from the school board?
A beautiful gold fountain pen