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Idioms for Aliens

Idioms for Aliens

A Grammar Revue of Plays and Verse

  • Author: Edward Butts
  • Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9780929895734
  • Category: English language
  • Page: 119
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Grammatical concepts like the passive voice and impersonal pronouns become characters in short, funny plays that students in grades 3-10 love to read aloud or perform. ELL, struggling students, or anyone else who needs a light-hearted look at the sometimes baffling rules of English grammar and usage will love and benefit from this off-beat approach to grammar instruction. A CD included with this book allows you to customize and duplicate student scripts and listen to and model from three plays on audio.

Bibliotherapy

Bibliotherapy

Children's Books that Train the Brain and Jumpstart the Heart

  • Author: Dr. Linda Karges-Bone
  • Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
  • ISBN: 0787710768
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 118
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With Bibliotherapy, you can use children?s literature to improve cognitive, social, and emotional outcomes. This book shares 48 award-winning children?s books across six areas of bibliotherapy and connects them with appropriate and powerful activities that increase listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The six bibliotherapy areas include: attachment and growth; creativity and critical thinking; bullying and building friendships; family matters (dynamics and change); poverty and social justice issues; and childhood challenges.

Jargonaut Express: Essential Idioms for the Astute Business Speaker

Jargonaut Express: Essential Idioms for the Astute Business Speaker

  • Author: Brian Ashcraft
  • Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN: 1483407357
  • Category: Education
  • Page: N.A
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Acquiring a list of useful idioms could take an individual several years to encounter. Countless experiences are consolidated here to make your business speak pop. The Jargonaut Express helps you be there in stride with business professionals who speak a common language. If you are going to use idiomatic expressions to add some color to your vocabulary, you should first know and understand exactly what it is you are saying so that you can say it with a boost of confidence. When done well, these colorful idioms can be highly-effective tools that should be part of everyone’s communication toolkit. The Jargonaut Express aims to not just provide a simple definition, but to also provide additional contextual information that makes each idiom stick. What you will find is an increased awareness of idiom usage and also be able to contribute a memorable story that you can relate when you hear these idiomatic gems in your company.

Idioms and Other English Expressions: Grades 1-3

Idioms and Other English Expressions: Grades 1-3

  • Author: Timothy Rasinski,Kathleen Knoblock
  • Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
  • ISBN: 9781425892975
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 96
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Get ready to "hit a homerun" with strategies and suggestions that will "knock your socks off" including how to introduce idioms and incorporate them into your language and writing instruction. The idioms and expressions are provided in context with stories and activities to teach usage and definitions and include hyperboles, metaphors, similes, and personification. Based on Dr. Timothy Rasinski's research, the idioms are grouped by themes for ease in teaching and learning. Includes a Teacher Resource CD. 96pp.

Webster's New World American Idioms Handbook

Webster's New World American Idioms Handbook

  • Author: Gail Brenner
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 054418890X
  • Category: Foreign Language Study
  • Page: 504
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The largest barrier to fluency in English is the ability to understand and use idiomatic language. Webster's New World American Idioms Handbook walks readers through learning and using American idioms, with complete explanations for over 1,000 idioms. Emphasizing acquisition, application, and understanding, this book offers all the information readers need to know about when, where, why, and how to use them. It includes a wealth of examples to provide users with context. Thorough explanations help readers identify which idioms are appropriate for which situations. An extensive index allows easy, helpful access to individual idioms so that they can be found quickly.

Jewish Quarterly

Jewish Quarterly

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Jews
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Vocabulary Power

Vocabulary Power

Raining Cats and Dogs!

  • Author: Play Bac Publishing,Beryl Adler,Playbac
  • Publisher: Play Bac Pub USA
  • ISBN: 9781602140554
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 200
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Presents two hundred idioms aimed at improving reading comprehension and spelling skills, presented in a binder that can be stood up on a collapsible cardboard stand.

The World Almanac for Kids

The World Almanac for Kids

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780886878139
  • Category: Almanacs, Children's
  • Page: N.A
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A reference book containing fascinating facts in such categories as animals, body and health, computers and robots, language, religion, and other subjects.

The All-New Book of Lists for Kids

The All-New Book of Lists for Kids

  • Author: Sandra Choron,Harry Choron
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 9780618191352
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 407
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Offers numerous lists of fun, factual, and trivial issues, such as discontinued ice cream flavors and most popular websites for kids, along with "netiquette" tips, helpful references, and more. Original.

The Thesaurus for Kids

The Thesaurus for Kids

  • Author: Evelyn Pesiri
  • Publisher: Lowell House
  • ISBN: 9781565656932
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 144
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An illustrated thesaurus containing synonyms, antonyms, and idioms for more than 2,000 words.