Life of Fred: Farming

Life of Fred: Farming

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Item #: 050462
ISBN: 9780979107290
Grades: 2-5

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Category Description for Life of Fred:

Life of Fred (LOF) is an unconventional series of math texts that seem accessible and friendly, especially for students who dislike traditional programs. According to Dr. Schmidt, the author, this series is designed to teach you the math you need to know without repetition, redundancy, and a multitude of problems to work. LOF follows the storyline of Fred's life while incorporating solid math concepts and skills. Motivated or independent students will appreciate this series, as well as gifted math students who might need a challenge. Written to the student and intended to be self-teaching, the author prefers that students use these with very little help from you, so they can learn to study and understand on their own. Even the solutions (found in the text) are addressed to the student. In fact, there's a lot of actual instruction in the solutions, which students should read after trying to solve problems on their own. Math in a story context can sometimes make more sense to students than stand-alone math concepts - especially if it's an entertaining story! Students do two books per year up through pre-algebra; beginning with algebra, one book per year.




Category Description for Life of Fred Elementary Series:

Great news for Life of Fred aficionados; Life of Fred has gone elementary! In author Professor Schmidt's own words, "Now you will be able to start the Life of Fred series with your child sitting on your lap...and finish the series sitting on his/her lap!" It's as simple as ABC...just follow the books in alphabetical order by


Category Description for COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS - ELEMENTARY:

Category Description for COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS - ALL GRADES:



Primary Subject
Mathematics
Grade Start
2
Grade End
5
ISBN
9780979107290
Format
Hardcover Book
Brand Name
Z-twist Books
Weight
0.9688 (lbs.)
Dimensions
10.38" x 7.25" x 0.55"
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Life of Fred books are great. Buying the whole set.
Jorge E on Aug 31, 2019
Both of my kids love Fred. They love the stories and I love the gentle way it teaches math and a whole lot more. These are great to supplement any math curriculum.
User on Jan 6, 2019
Life of Fred books are great. Buying the whole set.
Jorge E on Aug 31, 2019
We enjoy reading these books aloud, and thinking about math via narrative.
Amy M on May 31, 2019
Both of my kids love Fred. They love the stories and I love the gentle way it teaches math and a whole lot more. These are great to supplement any math curriculum.
User on Jan 6, 2019
My son loves the Life of Fred math books. They have kept his interest and helped him learn math in a fun way.
Holly B on Dec 5, 2018
My son has enjoyed all the previous Life of Fred books and wants to continue with them.
Leona M on Oct 22, 2018
My daughter is not much of a math lover, but she loves Life of Fred!
Rachel C on Aug 8, 2018
We like this series.
Raquel E on Apr 10, 2018
My son loves Life of Fred.
Robert G on Feb 11, 2018
homeschool
Jun Z on Feb 7, 2018
My 8yold loves Life of Fred! He asks for it every school time
User on Jan 31, 2018
I originally thought LoF was a lightweight, fun math supplement. Well, it's fun (my kids beg for it), but it's certainly not lightweight. Embedded in the narrative are many, many math concepts I didn't encounter until high school.
Sherri E on Oct 6, 2017
Our daughter is loving this series and it's making math more fun.
Joseph K on Sep 8, 2017
We are continuing with Life of Fred for our 4th grader. She enjoys the narrative element. It builds in review book-by-book, but probably in order to get the best results each book should be repeated a few times. We also supplement with Khan Academy and other free math resources.
Jeremy K on Mar 24, 2017
By request from my 5th grader. He loves Life of Fred just for entertaining reading. We use it as a supplement with Teaching Textbooks.
Kimberly B on Sep 6, 2016
Our favorite part of the day is reading Life of Fred! Even my high school children stop what they are doing to hear what adventure Fred is taking all the while review basic math skills!
Kristal D on Aug 16, 2016
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Jennifer H on Aug 4, 2016
My favorite part of Life of Fred is at the end of every chapter my daughters scream, "Read another one!"
Ashley K on Apr 23, 2016
I am a combination of Robinson, Classical and Unschooling for my home school program for my three children. It made sense to use the Life of Fred math books because the rest of the home school curriculum I am using is very much literature based.
Leah W on Dec 10, 2015
Math with Fred is fun and most important, it works.
Heather C on Oct 30, 2015
We enjoy reading these books aloud, and thinking about math via narrative.
Amy M on May 31, 2019
My son loves the Life of Fred math books. They have kept his interest and helped him learn math in a fun way.
Holly B on Dec 5, 2018
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