Is your child thrilled about learning all kinds of heavy English stuff? Didn’t think so.
The Life of Fred Language Arts Series books from Polka Dot Publishers will change your child’s mind and attitude toward English language studies!
The Life of Fred Language Arts Series helps teenagers sharpen their grammar, spelling, reading, and writing skills with history, science, and math lessons tossed in along the way.
No other textbooks are like these! Each text is written in the style of a story with a humorous story line. Instead of dry exposition and endless drill exercises, these books are filled with the fun and page-turning tales of Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius born on the western slopes of the Siberian mountains. During his hilarious adventures, he encounters every day situations that call for solving language arts problems.
Written by Dr. Stanley Schmidt with the intent to make language arts come alive with lots of humor, clear explanations, and silly illustrations that stick in the mind.
Prepare your child for fun language adventures with Fred Gauss! Order Life of Fred, by Polka Dot Publishers, from Curriculum Express, today!
Here is the fine print Life of Fred: Dreams contains Why kids don’t go to jail, Brackets, parentheses, and braces, Three ways to make a break in a sentence (commas, parentheses and dashes), How to type an em dash on a computer, Which words ending in –nger are pronounced with a hard g, Use of [sic], Where to put the question mark(s) in Did he ask, “What time is it”, What to use instead of parentheses inside of parentheses, Twenty-six research doctorates and two professional degree doctorates, Ruminants and why horses are unlucky, Three uses of a dash, When a question mark or an exclamation mark can touch a dash, What not to say to little children, Metaphors, The only time a period can touch a dash, When acronyms lose their periods or their capitalization, Analogy, Emphatic form of a verb, Compound subjects, Compound verbs, Simple, compound, and complex sentences, Coordinating and correlative conjunctions, When to express numbers as words or as numerals, Conjunctive adverbs, Figurative language (comparison, degree, and association), Two rules for making outlines, Parallel construction, Synecdoche, The difference between metaphor and metonymy, Allusions in writing, Good spelling implies high IQ, Inverse, converse, and contrapositive, Logical equivalence, The four times to use the passive voice, How to pronounce viz. e.g. and i.e., Three keys to good writing, Unnecessary prepositions, How to write an essay, Plagiarism, Etymology, Two times you can use sentence fragments, Three uses of the slash mark (/), Why we capitalize the pronoun I, Ellipsis.