Freckle Juice - Plot Diagram

Updated: 12/6/2018
Freckle Juice - Plot Diagram
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Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

Lesson Plans by Heidi Deck

Freckle Juice is a relatable and entertaining chapter book, appropriate for students in grades 1-3. Award winning author, Judy Blume, tells a hilarious story about wanting to be different. The main character, Andrew Marcus, will do just about anything to have freckles like his classmate Nicky Lane. When a classmate offers to sell Andrew a recipe for a concoction called "freckle juice", he wants some immediately.


Freckle Juice

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Storyboard Text

  • BEGINNING
  • Life would be so much better if I just had freckles, like Nicky Lane!
  • BEGINNING
  • Task of the Day: Offer someone help!
  • Andrew, I have the secret recipe for freckles! It'll only cost you 50 cents.
  • Andrew Marcus dreams of having freckles like Nicky Lane. If he had freckles, he wouldn't have to wash his neck! Then, he wouldn't be late for school.
  • MIDDLE
  • This smells awful! Just plain awful! I'll show Sharon. She probably thought I wouldn't be able to drink it.
  • Sharon convinces Andrew to buy her secret recipe for freckle juice.
  • MIDDLE
  • Oh Andrew! Are you okay? I saw that mess in the kitchen! You are going to bed!
  • Andrew rushes home to make the freckle juice! He gulps it down, and hopes it will work.
  • Andrew gets sicker and sicker. After being sent to bed, he dreams of Sharon and freckles. He decides he can't let Sharon get away with it. He'll just draw freckles on!
  • END
  • Remember, it's a secret formula! You are a handsome boy without freckles.
  • LESSON FOR TODAY: READING
  • END
  • LESSON FOR TODAY: READING
  • Nicky, if you want to get rid of your freckles, I have a secret recipe. It's been in my family for years. It'll only cost you 50 cents.
  • Miss Kelly offers Andrew her secret recipe for removing freckles for free. Nicky Lane wishes he could use the freckle remover too!
  • Sharon tries to sell a secret recipe for removing freckles to Nicky Lane.