Life of Fred Language Arts Series: Dreams
Need something creative, fun and exciting for high school students when teaching English? This is it! Life of Fred is known for its artsy, out-of-the-box thinking! Four books make up the series. Do one each year of high school or go as fast as you want. Each book is an entertaining story disguising a lot of Language Arts knowledge! Amazing and engaging!
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The fourth book of the Life of Fred Language Arts Series covers . . .
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
Three uses of a dash
When a question mark or an exclamation mark can touch a dash
The only time a period can touch a dash
When acronyms lose their periods or their capitalization
Emphatic form of a verb
Simple, compound, and complex sentences
Coordinating and correlative conjunctions
When to express numbers as words or as numerals
Figurative language (comparison, degree, and association)
Two rules for making outlines
The difference between metaphor and metonymy
Allusions in writing
The four times to use the passive voice
How to pronounce viz. e.g. and i.e.
Three keys to good writing
How to write an essay
Two times you can use sentence fragments
Three uses of the slash mark (/)
Why we capitalize the pronoun I
Unlike all other language arts programs, this one also teaches about:
• Why kids don’t go to jail
• Twenty-six research doctorates and two professional degree doctorates
• Ruminants and why horses are unlucky
• What not to say to little children
• Good spelling implies high IQ
• Inverse, converse, and contrapositive
• Logical equivalence
The answers are included in the textbook. Complete this book and you have finished High School Language Arts.
Life of Fred Dreams is a hardcover textbook containing 128 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook.
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Life of Fred Dreams contains 19 lessons and is designed to take approximately one month to complete.
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