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: 657

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 2018-03-26Categories

Collins Primary Thesaurus

Collins Primary Thesaurus

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0008222053

Category:

Page: 384

View: 552

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 children's 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. Additional word power features on frequently used words encourage children to be more creative in their word choice. Thematic pages help build vocabulary through carefully selected visually-appealing
Released on 2005Categories English language

Collins Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Collins Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: Evelyn Goldsmith

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0007203705

Category: English language

Page: 240

View: 834

Collins Junior Illustrated Thesaurus is especially designed for children aged 6-8, with all the features you'd expect from the world's favourite dictionary publishers: clear, user-friendly design, up-to-the-minute vocabulary and beautifully illustrated in full colour. A must for all budding writers! A clear, easy-to-use thesaurus that provides real support for young writers and helps to build a child's vocabulary. Each headword is defined and each synonym is shown in context, making sure that children choose the right word for their needs. Example sentences demonstrate real writing -- from favourite works of fiction to non-fiction texts such as newspaper extracts -- showing the power of language used effectively. Full indexing gives children a quick check reference. A simple, step-by-step introduction shows children how to use the thesaurus. Additional material provides more support for budding writers. Design features link to Collins Junior Illustrated Dictionary, ensuring that children find the thesaurus easy to navigate. All headwords can be found in the Junior Illustrated Dictionary for further support.
Released on 2014-05-08Categories English language

Collins Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Collins Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: Collins Educational

ISBN: 0007578733

Category: English language

Page: 192

View: 990

Help children develop their writing skills at home and in the classroom with this colourful, easy-to-use thesaurus, fully refreshed for the latest curriculum. Colour headwords, the alphabet on every page and a full index make it easy to find the right word. Full definitions increase understanding of the word. Example sentences for every synonym (similar word) are included to build confidence in writing. Antonyms (opposites), picture pages and word lists improve vocabulary even further.
Released on 2017-03-09Categories

Collins Junior Thesaurus

Collins Junior Thesaurus

Author: Collins Dictionaries

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0008206775

Category:

Page:

View: 538

Help children aged 7 and over to develop their writing skills at home and in the classroom with this colourful, easy-to-use thesaurus, fully refreshed for the latest curriculum. A clear, easy-to-use thesaurus that provides support for childrenâe(tm)s 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. Colourful illustrations and images throughout help children remember words and definitions.
Released on 2004Categories English language

Collins Primary Thesaurus

Collins Primary Thesaurus

Author: John Mcllwain

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0007154291

Category: English language

Page: 440

View: 760

This fantastic new thesaurus for children aged 8 and above (Key Stage 2) supports today's Primary curriculum needs. Clear and accessible, it is an indispensible tool for young writers. This comprehensive and easy-to-use thesaurus provides: fully defined headwords; example sentences for every synonym showing words used in context to ensure that children choose the right word for their need; words to use in all types of writing, from fiction to non-fiction, plus advice on particular writing styles; full index for quick and easy reference; word power boxes for in-depth examination of special language features
Released on 2010Categories English language

Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Junior Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: Evelyn Goldsmith

Publisher: Collins Educational

ISBN: 0007353928

Category: English language

Page: 240

View: 913

Collins Junior Illustrated Thesaurus is especially designed for children aged 6-8, with all the features you'd expect from the world's favourite dictionary publishers: clear, user-friendly design, up-to-the-minute vocabulary and beautifully illustrated in full colour. A must for all budding writers! A clear, easy-to-use thesaurus that provides real support for young writers and helps to build a child's vocabulary. Each headword is defined and each synonym is shown in context, making sure that children choose the right word for their needs. Example sentences demonstrate real writing - from favourite works of fiction to non-fiction texts such as newspaper extracts - showing the power of language used effectively. Full indexing gives children a quick check reference. A simple, step-by-step introduction shows children how to use the thesaurus. Additional material provides more support for budding writers. Design features link to Collins Junior Illustrated Dictionary, ensuring that children find the thesaurus easy to navigate. All headwords can be found in the Junior Illustrated Dictionary for further support.
Released on 2019-01-25Categories Education

Stimulating Non-Fiction Writing!

Stimulating Non-Fiction Writing!

Author: Emma Hughes-Evans

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351581417

Category: Education

Page: 219

View: 255

Stimulating Non-Fiction Writing! Inspiring Children Aged 7-11 offers innovative and exciting ways to engage children in non-fiction writing, giving professionals the confidence and practical advice that they need to support children in producing quality non-fiction texts in the classroom. Packed full of interesting ideas, resource suggestions and practical activities, the book explores the various ways professionals can purposefully encourage ‘child authors’ to develop their non-fiction writing skills. Tried-and-tested resources, ‘Gold star!’ tips and practical suggestions are underpinned by research-informed teaching strategies and academic information to strengthen professional practice associated with the teaching of non-fiction writing. By taking a stimulating approach to each text type and linking activities to known texts and stimuli, the book offers differentiated advice for working with children in Lower and Upper Key stage 2. Chapters consider text types that include: Instructions Persuasive texts Non-chronological reports Correspondence texts Discussion texts This new text is the perfect guide for inspiring children aged 7-11 in the classroom and will energise and enrich classroom provision and practice by being an essential resource for teachers and students on teacher training courses.
Released on 2017-06-06Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Children's Illustrated Thesaurus

Children's Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: DK

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781465462374

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 0

View: 908

Expand and explore your vocabulary. Discover a whole new vocabulary and never be lost for words again, with this comprehensive and detailed illustrated children’s thesaurus, with synonyms and antonyms for more than four thousand main entries. This beautifully illustrated thesaurus for kids age 9 and older is packed with: • A comprehensive, illustrated thesaurus created specifically for young readers and writers • Authoritative content from Collins is given the DK treatment to make the pages lively and the words meaningful for children • Fun and fresh illustrated “word features” to explore and expand on vocabulary This colorful and insightful thesaurus contains more than four thousand entries, where each entry is supported by a definition and example sentence to help boost a child’s confidence in using and choosing words. An imaginative mix of photography and illustration gives the book great visual appeal and is the perfect book for children who enjoy words; or who need a little extra help or encouragement with their English vocabulary. Each entry provides information about each headword: the word type (e.g. noun); definition; example sentence; list of synonyms; further (more advanced) synonyms and antonyms. It also includes synonyms from Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and the U.S. The Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus is not only a fun and vibrant educational tool for children, but is also perfect for educators looking for a learning tool to inspire vocabulary development. Expand your library collection and pair this exciting learning tool with DK’s ever-popular Children’s Illustrated Dictionary.
Released on 2007Categories English language

Collins German Dictionary

Collins German Dictionary

Author:

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123329638

Category: English language

Page: 1324

View: 261

The Collins German Dictionary & Grammar is an up-to-date dictionary and a user-friendly grammar guide in one handy volume. Colour headwords, cultural notes, a section on translation problems and now including all the changes from the 2006 German Spelling Reform, the Collins German Dictionary & Grammar is the ideal book for intermediate learners.
Released on 2005Categories English language

Collins Grammar Rules

Collins Grammar Rules

Author: Angus Rose

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0007205376

Category: English language

Page: 91

View: 661

Indispensable grammar support for ages 9+, this lively handbook provides short, clear definitions of all key grammatical concepts plus lots of examples, tips on spelling, and dictionary and thesaurus work. Essential information covered in this guide includes: / Parts of speech (Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Interjections, Spotting Parts of Speech) / Word building (Affixes - Prefixes and Suffixes; Derivatives and Compounds) / Spelling guide (Three simple rules for better spelling; Eleven general rules) / Using a dictionary (Alphabetical order, Pronunciation, Parts of speech, Phrases and idioms, Word origins) / Synonyms and antonyms (Using a thesaurus to find synonyms, Making antonyms) / The Sentence (Word order, Phrases, Clauses, Types of sentence, Sentence construction) / Punctuation (Ending a sentence, Punctuation within sentences, Punctuation within words, Punctuation of speech, Punctuation of plays / The Paragraph (The topic sentence, Types of paragraph, Writing a paragraph, Using connectives, Sentence variation) / Special uses of language (Register, Standard English, Informal language, Special effects)