Accelerates Academic Language DevelopmentThe Oxford Picture Dictionary Content Areas for Kids is a complete research-based language development program that uses vibrant, engaging illustrations to facilitate vocabulary acquisition and academic language success.
Jenni Currie Santamaria,Joan Ross Keyes,Kate Kinsella
The Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas, Canadian Edition is a theme-based dictionary for second language learners and literacy students. It is divided by school content areas (curriculum based). It presents the essential words in topics that students are studying in their core class and makes these new concepts accessible through full-colour, contextualized illustrations. The accompanying reproducible activity book, corresponding with the topics in the student book, provides opportunities to deepen understanding of the topics through readings and activities.
Accelerate your student's academic language development with the second edition of the Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas program. This program: Uses direct, explicit vocabulary instruction, which improves learning outcomes for ELLs and struggling learners. Helps English learners and struggling learners acquire new content area vocabulary and build word knowledge from incremental, repeated and varied exposures to words. Has an instructional routine that uses the research-based Gradual Release of Responsibility, Productive Partnering and other models as an effective way of increasing language acquisition. Is standards based and aligned to the Common Core State Standards and other leading research on what works most effectively. Uses scaffolded and differentiated instruction to improve vocabulary acquisition for English language learners.
Accelerate your students' Academic Language Development with the second edition of the Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas for Kids program. This research-based program: Is flexible enough to be used in any teaching situation. Provides explicit instruction through research-based routines by Kate Kinsella. Makes vocabulary with the academic language learners need to be successful. Is standards based and aligned to the Common Core State Standards and other leading research on what works most effectively.
Containing over 3,100 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography, this best-selling dictionary is the most authoritative single-volume reference work of its kind. It includes coverage of cartography, surveying, meteorology, climatology, ecology, population, industry, and development. Worked examples and diagrams are provided for many entries, including 15 new illustrations. All existing entries have been fully revised and updated for this new edition, and there is now expanded coverage of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and glacial geomorphology, as well as the inclusion of more international examples within definitions, broadening its coverage considerably. The dictionary includes more than 400 new entries, including economies of scope, marginalization, rurality, and tax havens and offshore financial centres. Recommended web links are suggested for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Geography companion website. Packed with clear, concise, and authoritative information, this A-Z reference is an essential companion for all students and teachers of geography.
Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. With over 4,700 entires - over 200 new to this edition - it covers all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry. The sixth edition boasts broader coverage in subject areas such as forensics, metallurgy, materials science, and geology, increasing the dictionary's appeal to students in these related fields. There are also biographical entries on key figures, highlighted entries on major topics such as polymers and crystal defects, and a chronology charting the main discoveries in atomic theory, biochemistry, explosives, and plastics.
Accelerates Academic Language Development The Oxford Illustrated Science Dictionary supports and promotes success in science by making academic vocabulary accessible to high-beginning and intermediate language learners. This dictionary is flexible enough to be used in whole-group, small-group, and independent learning modules and serves as a bridge between picture dictionaries and learner dictionaries. Each dictionary entry includes: Academic word Part of speech Pronunciation Simple definition Illustration Work contextualized in a sentence
New, clearer colour layout. The keywords of the Oxford 3000™ are marked to help you prioritize your learning. The phonetic alphabet appears at the foot of each page. New appendices on expressions with numbers, phrasal verbs, letter writing, etc.
Vibrant, realistic illustrations and unparalleled teaching support make the Oxford Picture Dictionary Program what every classroom needs to build students' vocabulary, reading, and critical thinking skills.Help your students picture their journey to success with the Oxford Picture Dictionary Third Edition - now enhanced with new topics to prepare learners for work, academic study, and citizenship.* Increase vocabulary retention with over 4,000 words, 421 verbs and practice activities - available as an American English dictionary or in 5 bilingual editions (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish and Vietnamese).* Prepare students to meet the requirements of their daily lives with updated content including Job Search, Career Planning and Digital Literacy.* Access everything you need for a successful classroom from the online Teacher Resource Center - giving you more time to focus on teaching!
Jayme Adelson-Goldstein,Oxford University Press,Norma Shapiro
The Oxford Picture Dictionary Canadian Workbooks are accompaniments to the OPD that allow it to be more easily used in the classroom as a core text. They correlate to the dictionary page-for-page with vocabulary reinforcing exercises at each of the three available levels. Each book comes witha listening section at the back of the book and access to online audio. The workbooks can also be used for self study.