The Oxford Junior Thesaurus is ideal for the KS2 curriculum, with thousands of synonyms, age-appropriate example sentences, and extra writing help with tips for overused words, for writing stories, and even for text messaging. It is easy to use with its clear layout, and the full alphabet with tabs on every page.
A new impression of the bestselling Oxford Junior Thesaurus with a new cover. Features include: * headword entries in colour * over 20 000 synonyms, similar and related words to give the widest choice possible * special topic entries to expand vocabulary on animals, plants, food, transport, instruments and more. * example sentences to help choose the right word for the right context * opposites given to encourage further vocabulary building * sturdy, sewn binding * ideal companion to The Oxford Junior Dictionary
A new edition of the Oxford Junior Thesaurus with modern design, links to current school curriculum requirements and updated text which reflects language children use today, links to NLS and modern typography and design:* Links to NLS word and sentence level requirements for KS1 and KS2* Two thousand headwords selected for their high-frequency use in user age group* Thousands of synonyms, given in order of frequency / use, to help children choose words appropriately* Example sentences show synonyms in context - particularly useful where synonyms have different grammar to the headword* 2 colour design to increase clarity of layout and highlight features, plus colour virtual alphabet tab* Introduction on how to use the thesaurus effectively* Feature entries that include words that are frequently used in the context of the headword. Eg. Horse - to canter, to gallop.Sheila Dignen is a well-published lexicographer of children's dictionaries and thesauruses. Sheila is the author also of the new Oxford Junior Dictionary (published 2003) and the new Oxford Illustrated Junior Dictionary (also 2003).
A new thesaurus for 7+ which will assist children in their own writing, and encourage them to be more adventurous in their word choice and avoid repetition. Children often ask `what is another word for ...?'. This thesaurus provides opportunities for search-and-find tasks, and also for wordgames and quizzes. 1500 A-Z headwords are listed, and parts of speech and example sentences are given to guide children to pick the most approriate synonym. Further explanations are often given so that children can learn about shades of meaning. There are also topic pages which deal more extensively with subjects like animals, food, buildings, transport, etc.
The Oxford Junior Dictionary is ideal for the KS2 curriculum, with carefully levelled words and phrases, word classes, age-appropriate example sentences, and extra language help with grammar, punctuation, word families, and word origins. It is easy to use with its clear layout, and the full alphabet with tabs on every page.
A new edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus in durable hardback format with thousands of synonyms, writing tips, overused words and word webs to build writing skills. Entries are simple and clear, and include relevant child-friendly example sentences to show children how to usedifferent words accurately. Word lists and features on rhyming and onomatopoeic words will inspire creative writing and poetry. Easy-to-use and brightly illustrated, it is the perfect thesaurus for boosting vocabulary and creating confident young writers. Also available in paperback and an idealcompanion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary. Go online at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
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A revised edition of the bestselling Oxford Junior Dictionary with a new supplement section on word origins. Features include: * 6 000 headword entries in colour for easy reference * word origins in a new supplement to encourage readers to explore the history of their language * hundreds of example sentences to show how words are used in their appropriate context * parts of speech, plurals and derivatives written out in full to help with grammar * sturdy sewn binding * ideal companion to The Oxford Junior Thesaurus
This thesaurus contains the full text of The Oxford Junior Thesaurus DT 20,000 synonyms and related words DT An introduction on how to use the thesaurus DT Attractive, uncluttered page layout, with special non-reflective cream paper and clear black print DT Extended topic entries on animals, plants, food, transport, instruments, and games to expand the vocabulary
New edition of this family dictionary to boost spelling and improve vocabulary. With over 50,000 words (including school subject vocabulary), puzzles and artwork and photographs to support entries, child-friendly and relevant examples and help with pronunciation for tricky words - it is the perfect homework help.
The Oxford School Thesaurus is specially written to encourage users to find new or alternative words quickly and easily. It is the perfect tool to improve writing skills and build vocabulary, with over 150,000 synonyms to choose from. Special Features: * Headwords in bold to find words more easily. * Cross-references to signpost other useful words. * Antonyms to extend vocabulary further. * Panels give groups of related words to widen vocabulary. Features: * Parts of speech to build grammatical skills. * Up-to-date sentences and phrases to show how words are used in context. * Labels to encourage accurate use of language. * Idiomatic phrases to show the more common use of words.
A brand new thesaurus from Collins, 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 Dictionary, ensuring that children find the thesaurus easy to navigate. All headwords can be found in the Junior Dictionary for further support.
This major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus in hardback format has been updated to include more related words, synonyms and antonyms to develop children's writing skills, support comprehension and inspire a more creative and adventurous use of language. With its accessiblealphabetical layout, fun colourful illustrations and relevant example sentences, it is the perfect resource for home and school to boost vocabulary and spark creative writing skills. Also available in paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford First Dictionary. Goonline at www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
This major new edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Dictionary has a contemporary, bright, child-friendly design. There are over 400 new 3D illustrations, photographs, diagrams and full appendices to build vocabulary. Accessible and easy to use, written to ensure meanings are clear, parts of speech and inflections are given in full.
This new edition of the Young Readers' Dictionary is up-to-date and comprehensive. Using the most recent Oxford Junior Dictionary, it fulfils literacy requirements for KS2, Yr 3-6 and P4-7 for Scotland. It includes 10,000 words and phrases, age-appropriate example sentences and no confusing abbreviations. With a useful introduction on to how to get the best out of a dictionary, it is perfect for reluctant readers.
This is a new primary school thesaurus for ages 8 and over. It is suitable for primary school children who are developing independent writing skills and it is also intended for extended group project work. Children who are familiar with The Oxford Junior Thesaurus can now progress to The Oxford Primary School Thesaurus and at secondary level continue with The Oxford School Thesaurus. Key features include A to Z arrangement to help children find the word they need quickly, over 50,000 synonyms, special word lists in boxes covering subjects such as animals, food, and games, opposites, for further word and vocabulary building, and example phrases and sentences to show how a word is used in its correct context.
This authoritative new edition of the bestselling Oxford School Thesaurus boosts vocabulary and improves writing skills through new curriculum support. With the help of the Oxford Children's Corpus, the largest bank of children's language in English, the thesaurus is able to proivde a range ofcarefully-levelled words, synonyms and antonyms and age-appropriate example sentences. These are written in the natural language of contemporary children using contexts that will make the thesaurus easy and enjoyable for every child to use. Phrasal verbs, idioms, and writing tips help to explore therichness of language and make writing more effective, whether in creative writing or in essays, projects, reports and letters.A writing supplement with spelling, grammar and punctuation support makes this a complete toolkit to enhance basic literacy skills, build confidence, deliver the curriculum and help children prepare for the level of writing expected at secondary school. As with all Oxford children's thesauruses, ithas been trialled with teachers. A perfect buy, in a portable mini format with a refreshing new look, an essential for any backpack. Free downloadable word games, puzzles and activities are available at www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools
The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus is a comprehensive one-stop shop for definitions, curriculum vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as synonyms and writing tips. It is ideal students finishing primary and going on to secondary school. Easy to use and with a sturdy binding, it is the perfect one volume reference tool.
This new 2007 edition of the Oxford Junior Illustrated Thesaurus contains entries in alphabetical order, with 20,000 imaginative and adventurous synonyms with supporting example sentences. It also features useful panels focussing on overused words and writing tips. The pages are clear, accessible and include new photographs and illustrations. The full alphabet appears on every page with a coloured tab on the letter of the page - plus the thesaurus quartiles are picked out in vibrant colours. Together, these are invaluable navigation tools for children practising their alphabet skills. Guidewords also appear on every page. Extra material at the back is accurately levelled to the curriculum for this age. The Top 10 Tips for Writing Stories are excellent. More help for better writing is given with the tips for spelling success, punctuation, simple grammar, and character and setting vocabulary.