Scholastic Dictionary Of Idioms

Scholastic Dictionary Of Idioms

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This guide to idioms provides the student with an "ace up your sleeve " Idioms bring color to our speech every day. Included are idioms from Native American and African American speech as well as the Bible, Aesop, and Shakespeare.

Title:Scholastic Dictionary Of Idioms
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780590381574
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    Scholastic Dictionary Of Idioms Reviews

  • Heather

    My boys are really loving this book. We read one idiom a day. They give you an example of using it in a sentence, the meaning and the origin. There is a black and white drawing of a person on each pag...

  • Brandi Plumlee

    Name: Brandi Plumlee, LME 508Terban, M. (2006). Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms. New York, NY: Scholastic, Inc.Cost: $8.99 (Barnes and Noble)Dewey/Call Number: Could not find on Library of CongressRea...

  • Scott Roberts

    This book contains quite an amount of good idioms in the Scholastic dictionary. I give this book 5 stars....

  • Charles

    One of the most interesting, educational and entertaining aspects of learning English is to research the origins of common phrases. When I was in elementary school, the teacher wrote sayings on pieces...

  • minhhai

    Great collection of most frequently used English idioms, very well written and illustrated. It is targeted for young readers but of course anyone can find it useful. It contains more than 700 idioms a...

  • Julie

    I am a speech-language pathologist and I use this book with students in upper elementary, middle school and high school. I usually find a few more examples of each idiom as we talk about it, then my s...

  • Hope Frazier

    My cooperating teacher chooses one idiom a day for the students to read and discuss. She gives students the opportunity to explain what the idiom means and how it can be used. I also noticed that stud...

  • Kaelin Miller

    This was a fun book to read. I love learning about idioms and their origins. They provide historical facts and that's great for kids and teens....

  • Stacy

    This book is amazing. My child struggles with understanding idioms and this book has them alphabetically and the meaning and the origin. Can’t recommend it enough....

  • Lisa

    Fun book, I'd like to use with students somehow next year...