Life of Fred - Begin Teaching

Life of Fred - Begin Teaching




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by Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt

The second of four volumes of Life of Fred Language Arts books, Begin Teaching covers the following topics:

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, 14ºC = 57ºF,

What the United States, Liberia, and Myanmar have in common, Eleven ways to make plurals, 5 cm = 2 inches,V 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.

Grade Level: 8-12 Hardback
128 pages

ISBN: 978-1-937032-14-2