Andrew Clements

Lesson plans for The Landry News, Frindle, more

|Biography and Background| |Extra Credit| |Fear Itself| |Frindle| |Janitor's Boy| |The Landry News| |Lunch Money| |No Talking| |Room One| |The School Story| |Things Not Seen| |Troublemaker|

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Frindle
Summary, analysis, criticism, more.

Biography and Background

Andrew Clements
The author's official site.

An Interview with Andrew Clements
The author discusses how he became a writer.

Extra Credit

Extra Credit
Prereading, chapter-by-chapter activities, printable handouts, graphic organizers. Includes map of Afghanistan, word study with prefixes and suffixes. 33 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Fear Itself

Fear Itself
Summary, discussion questions, and postreading activities, including research into FDR and fear, historical fiction, and seascapes and colonial coins.

Frindle

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Janitor's Boy

The Janitor's Boy
This reading group guide includes discussion questions and ideas for follow-up activities.

The Landry News

The Landry News
Summary, booktalk, 8 discussion questions, and related titles.

The Landry News
This reading group guide includes discussion questions and research ideas.

Lunch Money

Lunch Money
This book club guide includes discussion questions and ideas for postreading activities and research.

No Talking

No Talking
This book club guide includes discussion questions and ideas for research.

Room One

Room One
This discussion guide includes discussion questions and ideas for postreading activities and research.

The School Story

The School Story
Summary, booktalk, 6 discussion questions, suggested activities, and related titles.

The School Story
Eight discussion topics and four postreading activities.

Things Not Seen

Things Not Seen Lesson Plan
This lesson will focus on the theme of invisibility, an element that functions both as a plot device and a recurring theme. Students will examine Bobby's character development as a result of turning invisible; use Bobby's invisibility to explore other fundamental truths they take for granted; explore a number of different ways that people can be considered "invisible" in real life; and explore moral issues in the imaginary context of invisibility.

Troublemaker

Troublemaker
Booktalk, 15 discussion questions, and suggestions for postreading research, including writing, role-playing, goal-setting, and drawing.