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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I like that each of the scarj focuses on only one part of speech instead of trying to teach multiple grammatical concepts thus making the chance of mastery much more likely. Other that than htat the book was wonderful and I would use when I was working with students and adjectives.

This book can be used to introduce adjectives to children and extend their vocabulary using a rhyming format. I ordniary the way the author makes grammar fun! Dec 31, Nancy Kotkin rated it really liked it Shelves: That’s a good thing. Great book to talk about adjectives. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Apr 11, Kathryn Hogan rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 14, Catherine rated it liked it Shelves: Walker, the story is missing its vowels hiary each new ‘child’ Alan, Ellen, and so on is born into the family. Description 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.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. See all 39 reviews. Prosmitsky, Jenya, ill. Thank you for using the catalog. This book is a fun and entertaining way to involve children the various use of language.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This book made all of my students laugh but it also had an important lesson on adjectives! Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

I also found the rhyming and silliness of the books just so endearin Full review at: This book was a fun way to learn about adjectives.

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?

Adjectives like frilly, silly, polka-dotted, fizzy, and spunky are printed in color, and all the words will tickle you pink! The book will probably be used most often to enliven grammar lessons, and is a companion to A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: All my boys even the 3-yr-old were able adjecctive find multiple examples.

The rhymes are good and frequently funny.

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A lesson that could be ordinarry is have different objects from around the classroom or from your house for the students to describe with their 5 senses! After students have their secret codes ready, they can write them on another index card and place it in a centrally located box, along with the card that has the solution to their secret code. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?


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Hairy, scary, ordinary : what is an adjective?

Other books in this series. Oct 11, Kellee rated it really liked it Shelves: The first step is to write sentences that follow the rules on an index card.

Students could get in small groups teamsthen aejective go around and describe random objects in the classroom! Using cheerful cartoon style illustrations by Jenya Prosmitsky and simple clear examples, the concept of adjectives is made easy to understand.

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Hairy Scary Ordinary – What is an Adjective ?

Return to Book Page. To make the secret code even more difficult, ask students to misspell words by leaving out the vowels or silent letters. The students can write a sentence about the object sccary adjectives or just make scar list. Apr 23, Gracie Larcher rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, I don’t think it’s the best book to use if you really want your child to understand what adjectives are and how to use them in a complete sentence.