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Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt

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  • Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
  • Subjects: Math
  • Product Type: Book
  • Shipping Time: Products from this seller ship within 2-3 days

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The third book in the Life of Fred Elementary Math set, Cats introduces young students to fractions, prime numbers, advanced measurements, and much more! Your children will love following these stories about Fred Gauss, a child genius who teaches at Kittens University.

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Who is it for?

  • First grade

What is included?

  • 128 pages of fun stories that encourage children to love math!

Subjects covered:

  • The commutative property of addition
  • Numerals vs. numbers
  • Right angles
  • One meter
  • Tens and ones
  • Finding patterns
  • Prime numbers
  • One quarter

Why buy?

Parents and teachers love Life of Fred because they know that students will enjoy learning with it! Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, the author of the series, has spent decades teaching mathematics at the high shcool and college level. Based on that experience, he developed a method based on engaging stories that actually get children excited about math. Your students will never ask, "How are we ever going to use this stuff?"


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    Jul 29, 2017

    We are loving using LOF so far. What a fun way to learn math!

    Vickie P - Parent
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    Jul 21, 2017

    Practical, fun and Engaging! All combined with humor and wit. How I wish Math had been taught this way when I was in school.

    Danielle B - Teacher
    Jul 20, 2017

    I like that it uses stories. Use as a supplement.

    Julie D - Parent
    Jun 30, 2017

    A fun way to introduce math skills like fractions and prime numbers and that show how math is relevant. We love Life of Fred as a fun supplement.

    McKenzie M

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Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt
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The Life of Fred contains fun stories about a child prodigy math genius your students can follow along as he gives real-world examples of everything from math to language arts. In the Life of Fred Elementary Math Series, your students will learn everything from telling time, division, beginning algebra, and more!


You can purchase one book at a time or the entire set at a discounted price! Order more as their skills progress such as the Life of Fred Intermediate Series that incorporate biology, physics, and economics using pre-algebra formulas.


The stories carry on through the exercises, and many of the books have a series of quizzes that bridge them to the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions.

Written by Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, these affordable books were designed to keep your students engaged in math while also following along a storyline. Perfect for independent study, each unit teaches concepts that can be applied using real-world examples. Find out more by reading this blog post!


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