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From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

E.L. Konigsburg

From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by E. L. Konigsburg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K8352 Fr
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p.
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16411726M

Possible Answers: Worried, sad, scared, upset. Frankweiler began with a piece of popcorn on a chair. The children are variously brilliant, bratty and excitable, and Lauren Bacall is appropriately dignified as Mrs. And then, I thought, while away from home, they could also learn a much more important secret: how to be different inside their suburban crust—that is, different on the inside, where it counts. Unfortunately, she does not enjoy hardship or discomfort, so running away has lots of problems.

Well, I think they will be squirming in their seats for the most part. Celebrate the legacy of the Newbery Medal—winning classic with this special edition. She was the oldest child and the only girl and was subject to a lot of injustice. Sincerely … etc.

Claudia found a one-way adult train fare in the wastebasket. Do not allow students to put the shoes in the budget with the notion that their parents will pay for them! Their quest leads them to the lady played by Ingrid Bergman who sold the piece to the museum. Frankweiler's home in Connecticut. By the time the children made their routine visits to the knights in armor, the mummy, and the Impressionists at Laurie's requestKonigsburg's class would be finished and she would return to explore the museum with them.


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From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler book

He has money saved up; has a transistor radio; she probably likes him the best. What was the price the post office charged to rent a post office box for three months?

They run to the Metropolitan Museum and there discover a mystery of the art world, which fascinates her and overwhelms the adventure. They always took a vow not to shuffle. Basil E. She regarded it as an invitation. Frankweiler tells the children that they can have the sketch if they tell her the story of how they were able to hide out in New York for a week.

Frankweiler for each student copy of Activities 1 - 3 for each student reference materials for current price information newspapers, menus, Internet Procedure: Introduce From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs.

She was tired of arguing about whose turn it was to choose the Sunday night seven-thirty television show, of injustice, and of the monotony of everything. The big-screen adaptation starred Ingrid Bergman as Mrs. They successfully hide in the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a week, hiding in toilet stalls while the guards make their rounds and blending in with school tour groups during the day.

To satisfy other wants, they must use money to buy the goods or services. Atheneum editor Jean E. And I still do.

Reproduced in Junior Reference Collection. Kevin was only six and in the first grade and was made much over by everyone, especially by Mrs. Tell them to be on guard for examples of opportunity cost. Frankweiler, addressed "To my lawyer, Sexonberg", accompanied by a drawing of her writing at her office desk.

Besides, he was rich; unlike most boys his age, he had never even begun collecting baseball cards.

From the Mixed

She recognizes them as runaways but sets them briefly to the task of researching the angel from files in her long bank of cabinets. Their staying at the museum was, frankly, boring.

I was never the sort of child who wanted to run away, really, but Claudia's simmering ennui and frustration and impotent rage hit me right away.

Students also have an opportunity to update some of the prices used in the book. Claudia will return home. From the mixed-up files of Mrs. After students have read the chapters, discuss the following. Then I read it again, and kept going until, according to my personal mythology, I had read it 11 times.

Excited, they anonymously present their findings to the museum. She tells her younger brother Jamie to accompany her: he's quiet, but most importantly, he has a secret stash of cash he's gotten by cheating at card games with his best friend, Bruce.

That was how Claudia and her brother, Jamie, ended up living in the Metropolitan Museum of Art—and right in the middle of a mystery that made headlines.

Before her decision to run away, deciding what to do with the ten cents left over from her allowance had been the biggest adventure she had had each week. I really do want this book. This bit of wisdom is one of the most fundamental things I've ever learned and also one of the hardest to live out.

Early chapters depict Claudia and Jamie settling in at the Met: hiding in the bathroom at closing time, as security staff check to see that all the patrons have departed; blending in with school groups on tour; bathing in the fountain, and using "wishing coins" for money; and sleeping in Irwin Untermyer 's antique bed.

Write "want" on the board.From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler By E.L. Konigsburg Chapters Before you read the chapter: Briefly predict what you believe the plot-line of our novel will be about. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler is quite a breezy read for an early reader.

User Reviews

There's adventure galore, and the simple sentence structure and all the dialogue keeps the story (and the reader) moving along at a nice pace. Is it? Or isn't it? Claudia is determined to find out. Her quest leads her to Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, the remarkable old woman who sold the statue, and to some equally remarkable discoveries about herself.

Author: Konigsburg, E. L. 19 Nov - This classic children’s book tops reading lists! Classroom teachers and homeschool parents, FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER is one of those great books kids should read--and you can make it a great book kids LOVE to read!

Here are places, people, and objects in the story, along with LitWits teaching resources. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Summary. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs.

Basil E. Frankweiler takes the form of a letter from Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler to her lawyer, Saxonberg. And what a letter it is. Twelve-year-old Claudia Kinkaid decides to run away from home with the help of her little brother, Jamie (who is just nine years old).

With Jamie's money and Claudia's. I loved E. L. Konigsberg's book, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. It is one of a few books that I remember fairly vividly from childhood, and I recently read it with my son, so we decided to watch this movie.