When you begin to journey through Fred’s days you learn so much more than maths. In Life of Fred, Dogs, you will begin to understand that he is a kind compassionate child who is full of wonder at the world around him. He loves to read, he loves maths and he loves helping others. So what happens when he discovers that the local dog shelter needs homes for 30 dogs?
While you find out the answer to that question, you will also covers beginning mathematics including . . .
- One million and one billion
- The game of doubles and doubling 1 ➔ 2 ➔ 4 ➔ up to 1,267,650,600,228,229,401,496,703,205,376 !
- What a fortnight is
- Digits in a number
- 7 – z = 4
- The Function Party Game
- Finding patterns
- Consecutive even numbers
- Numbers that add to 15 and ones that add to 17
- Right angles and rectangles
- Constant functions
- Bar graphs
- Adding two- and three-digit numbers
- Carrying the one in addition
- and much more . . .
Is that all you will learn? No!
Like the title says – this is about the Life of Fred and this means that you and your children will learn so much more than just maths.
You will learn about our place in the dance of life and making the right choices and what can cause unclear thinking. Children will have fun learning new words in English and finding out some weird Middle and Old English sayings. You may even be tempted to read Fred’s favourite book – Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe.
As if that is not all, you will have fun with learn Morse Code from A–Z, the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and Tennyson’s In Memoriam. And of course, we all need to know about adopting a dog and learning about how to care for it (or 30)!
As with all Life of Fred books, they are non-consumable and will be sued again and again. The answers are included in the textbook. Once you have completed this book, you will be ready for Life of Fred, Edgewood