Life of Fred Language Arts Series: Classes

by PhD Stanley Schmidt Author

(From Amazon): The third book of the Life of Fred Language Arts Series. This series covers English for high school students. The 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).


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Resource Type
Print Status
In Print
Suggested Grades
6th - 12th


  • 1 The Central Meaning of Life
  • 2 Prepositions in 30 Seconds
  • 3 Teaching by Giving Examples
  • 4 A Piece of Cake
  • 5 Simplifying the Tenses
  • 6 Hoppy
  • 7 Cases
  • 8 Gray Skies
  • 9 A Place to Stay
  • 10 Wolfie
  • 11 Cooking
  • 12 Cleaning
  • 13 How to Dust
  • 14 Infinitives
  • 15 Know What You're Saying
  • 16 What Wolfie Ate
  • 17 A Fifth Alternative
  • 18 Missing Hyphens
  • 19 Exceptions

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