The book the report card

She is 6 years older than Nora. As word spreads, Nora begins to act like a snob and challenges teachers by bringing up topics that have not been taught in class yet. Set a good example and be active yourself. The guidance counselor who gave her an IQ test. Her appearance is described as being short with reddish-blond hair.

Maybe parents spend too much time with their faces in the screen themselves? Kids need to have time to be kids. But in fifth grade everything changes. All the kids that are 10 yrs and older are so involved with school, church activities and super leagues that rarely can anyone my oldest son knows, play.

I hope that Clements writes a book on how ridiculously competitive parents are when it comes to sports.

The Report Card

He is 3 years older than Nora. She has two siblings: I laughed and was also very thoughtful at times about what he wrote. May 23, Mara Call rated it really liked it Clements is a great youth storyteller. Would you have done things differently? Families can talk about grades and testing.

Nora is a genius, but since early childhood she has hidden that fact from both teachers and family. I have found his stories to be humorous and thought provoking.

He has never said one mean or angry thing. Nora loves astronomy, Latin, archaeology, soccer, etc. Nora is secretly a genius but does not tell anyone for fear that she will be thought of as "different". Kick them outside with some water. The story is narrated by a 5th-grade girl, Nora Rose Rowley.

He got a higher grade than Nora in everything because Nora purposely had failed in everything. When do they have time to build forts, make smoke bombs, roam the hills with their buddies, participate in their own sand lot games, play with a chemistry set and make things boil and bubble.

She was equally unhappy about the competition for grades. Since Clements has so clearly stated the problems with this system, some readers may find the ending disappointing, a rarity in his novels. She is one of the people in the meeting to explain her low grades, and was deeply upset by her getting three 0s in a row.

She becomes interested in one of her classmates, Stephen, and they become friends.

What Is the Theme of the Book

I highly suggest reading his books. Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Rather than an unabashed triumph over the system of testing and grades, Nora accomplishes little besides being allowed to have some say in the direction of her life. Why or why not?The Report Card is a children's novel by Andrew Clements, first published in The story is narrated by a 5th-grade girl, Nora Rose Rowley.

The story is narrated by a 5th-grade girl, Nora Rose Andrew Clements. In a family of high achievers, Nora Rowley seems to be the odd one out.

While her sister's grades and accomplishments are extraordinary, and her brother's are certainly far from lacking, she brings home a report card full of Ds. The Report Card By Andrew Clements About the Book Fifth-grader Nora Rose Rowley has been keeping an unusual secret for most of her life.

The secret is that she is very, very smart. She does not want her family, friends, or teachers to know that she is highly intelligent because she does not want to be singled out as Edition: Reprint. The main character in "The Report Card" is Nora Rowley, a precocious girl who taught herself Spanish and takes online college astronomy courses.

From a very young age, she remembered and analyzed everything and knew she was smart, much smarter than her brother and sister and her friends. I thought the Report Card was a really good book. After reading Frindle, by Andrew Clements, the same author as The Report Card, I had really enjoyed it, and I wanted to read another book by Andrew Clements because his writing is /5.

Feb 11,  · Nora uses her genius to protest testing, grades. Read Common Sense Media's The Report Card review, age rating, and parents guide.4/4.

The book the report card
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