Life of Fred - Elementary Mathematics: Jelly Beans
You are ready to start Life of Fred Elementary when...
1. You can talk in sentences.
2. You are willing to listen to a 5 page story.
3. You can hold a pencil.
4. You can print the digits 0 to 10
5. You know your basic addition and subtraction facts up to 10
Dr. Schmidt recommends that all students up to 4th grade start with Apples and work their way through the entire elementary series.
This book covers beginning mathematics including . . .
- Finding One-third of a Number
- Using Fisher's Exact test
- Prime Numbers
- Fibonacci Numbers
- Casting Out Nines
- Seven to the One-thousandth Power in Three Steps
- Intersection of Sets
- Commutativity of Intersection
- Decimal Points
- Adding Decimals
- Median Averages
- Mean Averages
- Set Subtraction
- Reducing Fractions
- Milli- and Kilo-
- Tally Marks
- Pie Charts
- Mode Average
- Subtracting Three Inches from Three Miles
Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about:
• Little Babies Can't Fritter Away Their Time
• When the Possessive Case Is Indicated with Just an Apostrophe and No s
• Fred's Seven-word Speech
• The Use of Segues
• Can Dolls Grow Up?
• What Cows Don't Think About
• A Great Way to Rot Your Teeth
• The Probability that Fred Will See Betelgeuse Become a Super Nova (the answer: one chance in ten thousand)
• Why Education Is So Important
• Fever vs. Femur
• One Way to Avoid Evil
• Volume of a Box
• Outline of the Plot of the First Three Acts of A Midsummer Night's Dream
• English Major vs. Math Major
• The Pinocchio Paradox
• What Is a Tinker
• The Fad that Began March 3, 1939
• Fifty Basic Survival Skills
• Monophagous and Monostich
• Five Things Your Income Depends On
• The Biggest Happiness Killer
• How to Prove You Are Not a Duck
The answers are included in the textbook.
Life of Fred Jelly Beans is a hardcover textbook containing 128 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook. It is designed to be read with the student.
Life of Fred Jelly Beans contains 19 lessons and is designed to take approximately one month to complete.
(description c/o the Life of Fred website)
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