Intended for Grades 4-8
Presented by Clowes Education

Registered School Groups:  Adult $15, Student $8

General Public:  All Ages $15

Based on the book by Andrew Clements. Nicholas Allen has plenty of ideas. When he ends up in Mrs. Granger’s language arts class, he has his best idea ever. He decides to create his own word…FRINDLE! Before long Nick’s word creates a buzz in his school, his town and then to his surprise it spreads all around the country, and a power struggle erupts with the strict Mrs. Granger. Will the word “Frindle” win? Based on the multiple award winning best-selling novel by Andrew Clements this quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words will have your young audience inventing their own words.

Play Theatre, 60 minutes

Geodesic Management/Griffin Theatre Company

Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature, Vocabulary, Creative Writing, Theatre


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Key Standards related to this performance:

Reading Literature 4 – Connection of Ideas

Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by connecting literary elements and themes and analyzing how sensory tools impact meaning

Theatre Responding –

      Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work

Enduring Understanding: Theatre artists reflect to understand the impact of drama processes and theatre experiences.

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