Released on 2015-05-01Categories

Oxford Children's Thesaurus

Oxford Children's Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Brookes University Staff

Publisher:

ISBN: 019274402X

Category:

Page: 288

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Over 45,000 synonyms, age-appropriate examples and opposites make this an ideal thesaurus for homework help for children aged 8+. Key features are picked out: Overused Words panels at words such as "nice" and "good" give appropriate alternatives; Word Webs provide related words for projectwork - such as at "bird": types of birds, parts of a birds body, sounds made by birds and words for groups of birds; Writing Tips provide tips and even more vocabulary for writing. The new Creative Writing supplement shows how to create words using prefixes and suffixes, how to use idioms and similies and other was to make your writing effective and powerful. Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, it reflects children's vocabulary and delivers support and help where it'sneeded.
Released on 2006Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Scholastic Children's Thesaurus

Scholastic Children's Thesaurus

Author: John K. Bollard

Publisher:

ISBN: 0439798310

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

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Designed for children ages nine to thirteen, an attractive, illustrated thesaurus defines more than five hundred headwords and 2,500 synonyms, provides example sentences for each synonym, and includes an extensive cross-referencing index.
Released on 2017-06-01Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Children's Illustrated Thesaurus

Children's Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241506622

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 839

The ideal reference ebook for young readers and writers, DK's Children's Illustrated Thesaurus has everything a child needs to develop their vocabulary. Never be lost for words, with synonyms and antonyms for around four thousand entries. Each entry is supported by a definition and example sentence to help boost a child's confidence in using and choosing words. Plus, attractive "word features" illustrate a range of synonyms or give additional words a child can use when writing about a subject - from types of accommodation to colour shades and animal families. With its fresh and fun design, the Children's Illustrated Thesaurus will inspire children to build a rich and vibrant vocabulary.
Released on 2018-06-21Categories

Oxford Illustrated Children's Thesaurus 2018

Oxford Illustrated Children's Thesaurus 2018

Author: Oxford Dictionaries

Publisher:

ISBN: 0192767739

Category:

Page: 160

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An easy-to-use family thesaurus to boost wordpower and spark creative writing with new vocabulary-building activities, over 40,000 synonyms and examples to help you pick the best words. Packed with high-quality photos, word webs on key topics to help with project work, overused word panels and writing tips - it is the perfect homework help.
Released on 2018-05-03Categories English language

Collins Children's Thesaurus

Collins Children's Thesaurus

Author: Collins Dictionaries Staff

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0008271186

Category: English language

Page: 384

View: 734

This fantastic thesaurus is especially designed for children aged 7 and over (Key Stage 2) and supports today's primary curriculum needs. Clear and accessible, it is an indispensable tool for young writers.A clear, easy-to-use thesaurus that provides support for students' creative writing and helps build vocabulary, with full definitions for every synonym and sample sentences for each word.A simple, step-by-step introduction shows children how to get the best out of their thesaurus, while the colour headwords and A-Z bar on every page make it easy to find the right word.Thematic pages help build vocabulary through carefully selected visually-appealing illustrations.
Released on 1991Categories English language

Roget's Children's Thesaurus

Roget's Children's Thesaurus

Author: Andrew Schiller

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: 0062750046

Category: English language

Page: 242

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Under alphabetically arranged entries are more than a thousand words with illustrative sentences to help the middle grader in choosing the exact word from several synonyms.
Released on 2017-02-24Categories Education

The Primary English Encyclopedia

The Primary English Encyclopedia

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317232087

Category: Education

Page: 572

View: 393

This newly updated, user friendly Primary English Encyclopedia addresses all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fifth edition, entries have been revised to take account of new research and thinking. The approach is supportive of the reflective practitioner in meeting National Curriculum requirements in England and developing sound subject knowledge and good classroom practice. While the book is scholarly, the author writes in a conversational style and includes reproductions of covers of recommended children’s books and examples of children’s writing and drawing to add interest. The encyclopedia includes: over 600 entries , many expanded and entirely new for this edition, including entries on apps, blogging and computing; short definitions of key concepts; input on the initial teaching of reading including the teaching of phonics and the other cue-systems; extended entries on major topics such as speaking and listening, reading, writing, drama, poetry, non-fiction, bilingualism and children’s literature; information on new literacies and new kinds of texts for children; discussion of current issues and input on the history of English teaching in the primary years; extended entries on gender and literacy; important references for each topic, advice on further reading and accounts of recent research findings; and a Who’s Who of Primary English and lists of essential texts, updated for this new edition. This encyclopedia will be ideal for student teachers on BA and PGCE courses preparing for work in primary schools and primary school teachers. Anyone concerned with bringing about the informed and imaginative teaching of primary school English will find this book helpful and interesting.
Released on 2005-06-28Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Simon and Schuster Thesaurus for Children

Simon and Schuster Thesaurus for Children

Author: & Schuster Simon

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

ISBN: 0689866577

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

View: 751

"The Simon & Schuster Thesaurus for Children provides students with the tools they need to build their vocabulary, improve their writing skills, and express themselves more accurately and precisely. The thesaurus is packed with information that encourages children to expand their knowledge of the English language. With over 800 main entries and 5,000 synonyms, the "Simon & Schuster Thesaurus for Children helps young writers make correct word choices and avoid repetition. It stimulates children's creativity and gives them a new understanding of the complex resources of language. SOME "SIMON & SCHUSTER THESAURUS FOR CHILDREN HIGHLIGHTS: - More than 800 entries and 5,000 synonyms - Entries that give parts of speech, definitions, and example sentences - Easy-to-use cross-references - A complete index of all the synonyms, antonyms, phrases, and idioms - Special word banks that contain additional word choices - Unique word alerts that warn of possible problems in grammar or word use - Common phrases and idioms Synonyms that include definitions and one or more example sentences
Released on 2006-01Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Write Away!

Write Away!

Author: Arnold Cheyney

Publisher: Good Year Books

ISBN: 9781596470873

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 154

View: 792

Provides a wide range of ideas for expository and creative writing activities. Includes writing prompts that increase students' knowledge about punctuation, grammar, and parts of speech.