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Life of Fred Grammar

Expand your Life of Fred Language Arts grammar curriculum with these lesson plans for your Homeschool Planet subscription featuring one-click access to a wealth of fun, online activities, worksheets, and videos supplementing the concepts taught in each Life of Fred Language Arts chapter.  The Life of Fred Language Arts books each contain 19 lessons that focus on making grammar rules easy to learn and are presented in the same fun and story-line methodology as in the Life of Fred Math series.

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  • Easy-to-use, one-page Teacher Guides for each Life of Fred Language Arts chapter with suggestions for fun, supplemental activities.
  • One-click access to educational videos, printable worksheets, and other resources that reinforce and illuminate the concepts taught in each Life of Fred Language Arts chapter.
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  • Lesson plan bundle includes ALL 3 lesson plans.
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Lesson Plans

Life of Fred Grammar Lesson Plan Bundle  For Grades 8 - 12

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Life of Fred Grammar Lesson Plan Bundle includes:

  • Life of Fred: Australia
  • Life of Fred: Begin Teaching
  • Life of Fred: Classes

 

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Life of Fred: Australia  For Grades 8 - 12

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The curriculum for this Life of Fred: Australia lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

032128: Life of Fred: Australia

Life of Fred: Australia
By Stanley F. Schmidt / Polka Dot Publishing

The Life of Fred Language Arts Series is designed for the high school years; it is recommended that books be used in order: Australia, Begin Teaching, Classes, and Dreams. Short and to the point, each contains 19 daily lessons that are rich in the rules of the English Language. Covering grammar (not literature and writing) -as well as the many other facts about other topics Fred always integrates--these books are perfect for those who want to learn foundational English skills through the fun style of Life of Fred.

Australia is the first book in the four-book series. Nineteen chapters are included. Each is designed to take one day and includes approximately four pages with a "Your Turn to Play" exercise set at the end (which consists of 3-4 questions). Answers are provided on the next page for students to go over themselves after attempting to solve the problems.

This book covers: Seven billion = 7,000,000,000, Indentation to begin paragraphs, Three punctuation marks to end a sentence, Punctuation began common usage around 1450 (with the invention of the printing press), Two to the third power, Subjunctive mood used much more frequently in German, French, and Latin than in English, Postscripts, Picoseconds, Six question words (who, when, where, why, what, and how), State abbreviations, Correct way to hold a pencil, Plurals of words (two cases), Irregular plurals, Finding your calling in life, Opening and closing salutations, Only the first word in a closing salutation is capitalized, Australia is between the Indian and the Pacific oceans, Silent letters, Islands vs. continents-the four questions to ask, Homonyms, Topology, Daniel Boone, Is noon a.m. or p.m.?, Proofreading, A bus with no door, Exaggerating vs. lying, Hyperbole, That vs. which, Land of Nod, Using commas in lists, Five- and fifteen-year-olds think about clothing differently, When to omit the s after the apostrophe when forming a possessive, When to ask questions, Magnetic north pole is moving, Pole reversals, Continual vs. continuous, Less vs. fewer, Heteronyms, Two past tenses of kneel and of dream, Verbs defined, Winter in June, How to have two summers and no winters each year, Prefixes, Stich and hemistich, Alliteration, International Date Line, Five ways to make plurals, Two uses of an apostrophe, Autobiography, Vowels, Six ways to make plurals, Two past tenses of sneak, A seventh and eighth way to make plurals, Which countries use the metric system.

128 pages, indexed, hardcover with smyth-sewn binding. Answers are also included in the text and written directly to the student. Grade 9, or advanced 8th grade students.

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Life of Fred: Begin Teaching  For Grades 8 - 12

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The curriculum for this Life of Fred: Begin Teaching lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

7032142: Life of Fred: Begin Teaching

Life of Fred: Begin Teaching
By Stanley F. Schmidt / Polka Dot Publishing

The Life of Fred Language Arts Series is designed for the high school years; it is recommended that books be used in order: Australia, Begin Teaching, Classes, and Dreams. Short and to the point, each contains 19 daily lessons that are rich in the rules of the English Language. Covering grammar (not literature and writing) -as well as the many other facts about other topics Fred always integrates--these books are perfect for those who want to learn foundational English skills through the fun style of Life of Fred.

For those unfamiliar with the series, the texts follow the life of Fred Gauss-a six-year-old math professor at Kittens University who was born on the slopes of the Siberian Mountains-who has many humorous, unlikely, and zany adventures. Informal in tone and approach, these books are designed to engage students in a fun narrative while also instilling a solid understanding of concepts without an abundance of repetitive drills!

Begin Teaching is the second book in the four-book series. Nineteen chapters are included. Each is designed to take one day and includes approximately four pages with a "Your Turn to Play" exercise set at the end (which consists of 3-4 questions). Answers are provided on the next page for students to go over themselves after attempting to solve the problems.

This book covers: Ellipsis, Litotes, Meter = 39 inches, Ninth way to make plurals, Since can be ambiguous, The whole point of English, Green's Theorem in Space, Consonants as defined by air flow, Location of a comma changes the meaning, 14:C = 57:F, What the United States, Liberia, and Myanmar have in common, Eleven ways to make plurals, 5 cm = 2 inches, Run-on sentences, Comma splices, Appositive phrase, Conjunctions, Lyrics, Iambic foot, Pentameter, Trochaic, anapestic, and dactylic feet, Scansion, Twelfth way to make plurals, Three ways to fix a comma splice, Eager vs. anxious, Not looking at the spelling of a word to decide whether to use a or an, Long vowels, Twenty-two words that don't contain a, e, i, o, or u, Idioms, Affect and effect as verbs, Affect and effect as nouns, Nouns defined, Lie vs. lay, Transitive and intransitive verbs, The Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act, Pronouns defined, What some people "know," Making "happy as a clam" make sense, Scare quotes, Sixteen ways to make plurals, Cardinality of a set, Numbers-when to use words and when to use numerals, Subject-verb agreement when there is a compound subject, When to use du and when to use Sie in German, Literary symbolism, One hundred best first lines from novels, What is means to be a graduate student, Should the saying be, "The early worm gets eaten"? Dictionary vs. thesaurus, Conjugation of a verb in three tenses, Existentialism defined, The three cases in which a preposition is capitalized in a book title, The two numbers in English (singular and plural-I and we) and the three numbers in Russian, Six tenses in English, Correction: 12 tenses in English.

128 pages, indexed, hardcover with smyth-sewn binding. Answers are also included in the text and written directly to the student. Grades 9-12.

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Life of Fred: Classes  For Grades 8 - 12

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The curriculum for this Life of Fred: Classes lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

032150: Life of Fred: Classes

Life of Fred: Classes
By Stanley F. Schmidt / Polka Dot Publishing

The Life of Fred Language Arts Series is designed for the high school years; it is recommended that books be used in order: Australia, Begin Teaching, Classes, and Dreams. Short and to the point, each contains 19 daily lessons that are rich in the rules of the English Language. Covering grammar (not literature and writing) -as well as the many other facts about other topics Fred always integrates--these books are perfect for those who want to learn foundational English skills through the fun style of Life of Fred.

For those unfamiliar with the series, the texts follow the life of Fred Gauss-a six-year-old math professor at Kittens University who was born on the slopes of the Siberian Mountains-who has many humorous, unlikely, and zany adventures. Informal in tone and approach, these books are designed to engage students in a fun narrative while also instilling a solid understanding of concepts without an abundance of repetitive drills!

Classes is the third book in the four-book series. Nineteen chapters are included. Each is designed to take one day and includes approximately four pages with a "Your Turn to Play" exercise set at the end (which consists of 3-4 questions). Answers are provided on the next page for students to go over themselves after attempting to solve the problems.

This book covers: he overall picture in business, math, football, life, and English, 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, Often the least effective way to teach is to lecture, Nominative, objective, and possessive cases, Simile, Schwa, Auxiliary verbs, Elliptical construction, Formal, informal, nonstandard, and general English, Two ways our brains work, The four emotions (glad, sad, mad, and afraid), Counter words, The three reasons to write, Adverbs, The three parts of mothering, The seven rules for when to double the final consonant when adding the suffix -ed (and simplified down to one rule), Intersection of sets, Less vs. fewer, Infinitive form of a verb as subject, object, adjective, and adverb, Holloware, flatware, and how to set a table, 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).

128 pages, indexed, hardcover with smyth-sewn binding. Answers are also included in the text and written directly to the student. Grades 9-12.

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