I have character trait anchor charts placed next to my focus board. We are reading Salt Water Taffy. I think having a visual of our characters will generate more student creativity in their writing and class discussions.
Frindle by Andrew Clements AUD Z CLE CDS) When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.
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