Life of Fred: Dreams (Language Arts)


The fourth book of the Life of Fred Language Arts Series. This series covers English for high school students.

This book includes:

Why kids don’t go to jail
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
Twenty-six research doctorates and two professional degree doctorates
Ruminants and why horses are unlucky
Three uses of a dash
When a question mark or an exclamation mark can touch a dash
What not to say to little children
The only time a period can touch a dash
When acronyms lose their periods or their capitalization
Emphatic form of a verb
Compound subjects
Compound verbs
Simple, compound, and complex sentences
Coordinating and correlative conjunctions
When to express numbers as words or as numerals
Conjunctive adverbs
Figurative language (comparison, degree, and association)
Two rules for making outlines
Parallel construction
The difference between metaphor and metonymy
Allusions in writing
Good spelling implies high IQ
Inverse, converse, and contrapositive
Logical equivalence
The four times to use the passive voice
How to pronounce viz. e.g. and i.e.
Three keys to good writing
Unnecessary prepositions
How to write an essay
Two times you can use sentence fragments
Three uses of the slash mark (/)
Why we capitalize the pronoun I

Add to Cart:

  • Model: 4336
  • Author: Schmidt, Stan
  • Format: Hardback
  • Specs: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Polka Dot Publishing
  • Grade: 8th - 12th

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