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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Looking for beautiful books? Home Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: Skin Like Milk, Hair of Silk: While the book is intended to introduce the concept of nouns, its use can also sdary extended to teach new vocabulary, rhyming, and classifying.

Hairy Scary Ordinary – What is an Adjective ?

I think that this would be a great hook to an adjectives lesson, because it is a fun book!! Paul, MN c Copyright However, I don’t think zn 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. The adjectives are printed in bold color so children can identify these key words easily, highlighting their purpose. The author’s credentials are not stated but it is obvious that the book is accurate since I know what adjectives are.


Other books in this series. Students could get in small groups teamsthen could go around and describe random objects in the classroom! My child and I both love this book! Teaches students how to use adjectives to describe various nouns.

I like that each of the books focuses on only one part of speech instead of trying to teach multiple grammatical concepts thus making the chance of mastery much more likely.

Apr 23, Gracie Larcher rated it it was amazing Shelves: What Is An Adverb?

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It gives so many examples of adjectives during the story. Cleary fills the book’s pages with lots and lots of adjectives! The book follows different cats throughout the whaf as examples of adjectives are given and the term is described. Apr 09, Deb rated it really liked it. This book is a really great way for young children to begin to learn what adjectives are.

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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. Make this your default list.


Words are CATegorical 1 – 10 of 25 books. I read five of them to Alena today. This is a great book for kindergarten and first graders as they begin ogdinary learn about adjectives a extend their writing. This is a very fun book on adjectives! Prosmitsky, Jenya, zn. Apr 01, Betsy rated it really liked it Shelves: We’ve read several books in this series and This book was a fun way to learn about adjectives.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. After all, in earlier times invented spelling was the norm.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I wish it would go a little more into detail about the tyes of adjectives. For this mini-lesson, ask students to write several sentences and then make them into ‘a secret code’ by ignoring the conventions. Miss Mary Is Scary!