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.
Author: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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
The Simon & Schuster Thesaurus for Children aims to be colorful and user
friendly . Its first page begins with a “ Welcome ” that asks , " Have you ever
known what you wanted to say but were not able to find the right words ? ” At the
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Author: Robert B. Costello
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Includes 35,000 entries, with photographs, illustrations, and maps, as well as word histories, spelling notes, and cultural- and gender-inclusive definitions.
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Author: Marguerite C. Radencich
Publisher: Free Spirit Pub
For parents of children ages 6-13.
Simon & Schuster Thesaurus for Children . New York : Simon & Schuster , 2001 .
Winner , Cherie . Everything Bug : What Kids Really Want to Know About Bugs .
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Author: Melissa Stewart
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
"Learn about a variety of bugs including true bugs, beetles, moths, and bees. Read jokes about them, and learn how to write your own"--Provided by publisher.
Scholastic children ' s thesaurus . New York : Scholastic . Brewster , H . ( 1997 ) .
Inside the Titanic . Boston : Little , Brown . Cheney , L . ( 2002 ) . America : A
patriotic primer . New York : Simon & Schuster . Cole , J . ( 1997 ) . The magic
Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
CD-ROM contains: "concrete illustrations of real classroom teaching and connections between chapter content and teaching."
ANTONYMS In addition to synonyms, the book also shows antonyms. An
antonym is a word which represents the opposite meaning to that of the entry
word. For example, an antonym of quick could be slow, sluggish, or tardy. In this
book, all ...
Author: George Beal
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Provides synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms for over 6000 words listed in alphabetical order.
Simon and Schuster Thesaurus for Children . Simon and Schuster , 2001 .
National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers . National
Geographic , 1999 . The Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the World . Reader's
Author: Lori Goodman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Finally a fun way for children to learn to read and write Learning can and should be fun. Yet many students struggling to develop their reading and writing skills are discouraged by the sheer boredom associated with learning. Wordplay's unique game approach shows parents how to help their children discover the joy of reading and writing while having tons of fun together. Incorporating many multi-sensory and physical activity games-perfect for children who are frustrated by sitting at a desk all day--this unique guide helps students learn through touch, sound, and movement as well as sight. All games are flexible and require minimal materials and prep time. Parents can finally put away those dreary flash cards and instead teach their children in imaginative and amusing ways that will have their kids laughing and asking for more.
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1999 ) .
Author: Marcia Kierland Henry
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
'Unlocking Literacy' is designed for teachers and literacy tutors. It offers a wide range of teaching strategies that integrate two interlocking skills: decoding and spelling. Filled with classroom activities suitable for use with English language learners, lesson plans incorporating multisensory language-based instruction, samples of student work, explanations of current research, and extensive word lists, this book will help unlock literacy in ways both teachers and students will enjoy. Table of contents: Preparation * Decoding and Spelling: Keys to Unlocking Literacy * The Continuum of Integrated Decoding and Spelling Instruction * Approaches to Decoding and Spelling Instruction * Current Research and Implications for Instruction * A Brief History of the English Language * Historical Milestones * Structure of the English Language * Anglo-Saxon Layer of Language * Latin Layer of Language * Greek Layer of Language Instruction * Lesson Fundamentals * Metacognitive Aspects of Reading and Spelling * Multisensory Instruction * Lesson Procedures in a Discussion Format * Sample lessons * First Steps: Early Instruction for Effective Decoding and Spelling (phonological awareness activities, beginning to read and write) * Beginning Readers: Time for the Anglo-Saxon Layer of Language (consonants, vowels, spelling rules, recommendations for spelling, irregular words, syllables, morpheme patterns, interventions for fluency) * Advancing readers: Time for the Latin and Greek Layers of Language (common morphemes, beyond phonics, Latin roots, Greek combining forms, practice reading and spelling longer words) * Competent Readers: Extending the Latin and Greek Layers of Language (less common Latin roots, less common greek combining forms, thematic units, new words entering the English language) Appendices * A. Surveys of Language Knowledge * B. Nonphonetic Rote Memory Word Lists * C. Compound Words * D. Prefixes * E. Suffixes * F. Latin Roots * G. Greek Combining Forms * H. Words Commonly Found in Textbooks * I. Glossary Index.