Shorter School Dictionary (Collins Children's Dictionaries)

Shorter School Dictionary (Collins Children's Dictionaries) by John McIlwain

Title: Shorter School Dictionary (Collins Children's Dictionaries)
Author: John McIlwain
ISBN10: 0003161609
ISBN13: 978-0003161601
Publisher: HarperCollins UK; 2nd edition (May 1, 2001)
Language: English
Subcategory: Education & Reference
Size PDF: 1404 kb
Size Fb2: 1283 kb
Rating: 4.1/5
Votes: 266
Pages: 448 pages
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Shorter School Dictionary (Collins Children's Dictionaries) by John McIlwain


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Especially designed to support the language and literacy needs of children aged 10+, this concise dictionary will support pupils through SATs, as well as fulfilling the literacy framework objectives for dictionary skills. It develops and reinforces essential dictionary features such as extended entries with multiple definitions, parts of speech, derivations and inflexions, guidewords and related words. It also provides etymologies for words from both modern languages and cultures and more ancient origins. Synonyms and antonyms are highlighted for common and overused words to encourage vocabulary building and enrich understanding. Word families are grouped together in word family boxes. Common prefixes and suffixes are highlighted and defined.