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Hairy, Scary, Ordinary has ratings and 78 reviews. Dolly said: We really enjoy Brian P. Cleary’s books. He makes learning fun, and this is a silly an. Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted. Confused by adjectives? This funny and adjective-filled book provides a lot of zany examples of ways to describe things. With silly pictures and rhyming words.

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Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? by Brian P. Cleary

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Apr 09, Miki rated it liked it. Students could get in small groups teamsthen could go around and describe random objects in the classroom! This book was a fun way to learn about adjectives. What Is An Adverb?

A colorful book of examples of adjectives and their uses. This book is available in two editions: Cleary’s series on grammar is an excellent supplement to lessons for early learners of English.

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As a methods student in college, I had to write and teach a lesson plan for 2nd graders about adjectives. Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse. This would make for a great activating strategy in showing students how FUN adjectives can be.

Awesome book to use when teaching wwhat adjectives.

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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The author’s credentials are not stated but acjective is obvious that the book is accurate since I know what adjectives are.

It could be used to provide an introduction to adjectives, and then could also be used to remind about the importance of adjectives every year. Prosmitsky, Jenya. What Is an Adverb? Product details File Size: This book teaches about adjectives.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The adjectives are printed in bold color so children can identify these key words easily, highlighting their purpose.

Write a customer review. I was hoping to find some more varied adjectives, including demonstrative and possessive adjectives as well, so I could get more use of the book in an intermediate grade classroom. What Is a Verb?

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I feel like it was unique to have a poem-like and rythmic style of wording in the book and I definitely want to remember this book as well as the noun, verd, pronoun, etc.


This book can be read aloud to children learning about adjectives since this book defines what adjectives are adjeftive a very clear way that is unique and catchy that children would like. Illustrations are cartoonish but provide strong visual clues to the text. Apr 17, Murlene rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book limits adjectives to descriptions, such as colors and size. Little round cats and quirky humans, both with fat noses and wide eyes, humorously illustrate the meanings.

Hairy, scary, ordinary : what is an adjective?

We’ll be getting dajective soon. The adjectives are colorfully highlighted and readers will see their function demonstrated in a wide variety of contexts. Sep 16, Victoria Bottoms rated it it was amazing Shelves: My students enjoyed it.

Jan 30, Nancy rated it really liked it. I also found the rhyming and silliness of the books just so endearing, and it would definitely help with the knowledge sticking.