Life of Fred: Classes

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Life of Fred: Language Arts Classes

The third book of the Life of Fred Language Arts Series covers . . .

  • Seven parts of speech
  • Tense is the Latin word for time
  • Prepositions explained in 30 seconds
  • A sentence with 16 prepositional phrases
  • Adjectives
  • Three kinds of adjectival errors
  • Four uses of italics
  • Simplifying the 12 tenses
  • Positive, comparative, and superlative forms of adjectives
  • Proper nouns used as adjectives
  • Suffix
  • Using the present tense to indicate things that are always true
  • Direct and indirect objects
  • Nominative, objective, and possessive cases
  • Simile
  • Schwa
  • Auxiliary verbs
  • Elliptical construction
  • Formal, informal, nonstandard, and general English
  • Counter words
  • The three reasons to write
  • Adverbs
  • The seven rules for when to double the final consonant when adding the suffix -ed (and simplified down to one rule)
  • Less vs. fewer
  • Infinitive form of a verb as subject, object, adjective, and adverb
  • Prepositions at the end of sentences
  • Euphemisms and minced oaths
  • Subjunctive, imperative, and indicative moods
  • Antecedents of pronouns
  • Nauseous vs. nauseated
  • Stream of consciousness writing
  • Hyphens can change meaning
  • When to hyphenate compound adjectives (the six rules)

Unlike all other language arts programs, this one also teaches about:
• The overall picture in business, math, football, life, and English
• Often the least effective way to teach is to lecture
• Two ways our brains work
• The four emotions (glad, sad, mad, and afraid)
• The three parts of mothering
• Intersection of sets
• Holloware, flatware, and how to set a table

The answers are included in the textbook. Complete this book and you are ready for Life of Fred Dreams.


  • Age Level = 12 and up
  • Book Author = Stanley F. Schmidt
  • Book Material = Hardback
  • Book Publisher = Polka Dot Publishing
  • Book Series = Language Arts
  • Copyright = c2015
  • Grade Level = High School
  • Condition = New

Item Number: 23-44

Item ID: 1139

Category: High School