The American Heritage Children s Thesaurus

Author: Paul Hellweg
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 9781328787330
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A new jacket on this popular award-winning thesaurus for children in grades 3-6 that presents 36,000 synonyms in related groupings, example sentences showing typical usage, and more than 150 full-color photographs.

Write Away

Author: Arnold Cheyney
Publisher: Good Year Books
ISBN: 1596470879
Format: PDF
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Provides a wide range of ideas for expository and creative writing activities. Includes writing prompts that increase students' knowledge about punctuation, grammar, and parts of speech.

Stretching Students Vocabulary

Author: Karen Bromley
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439288392
Format: PDF
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Best Practices for Building the Rich Vocabulary Students Need to Achieve Reading, Writing, and the Content Areas Research shows that a large vocabulary is vital for students' success with reading comprehension, standardized tests, and communication skills. Here, Karen Bromley offers a wealth of teacher-tested activities designed to help all learners master words for all subject areas. She devotes chapters to using context, using structure, and investigating words. The result? The most complete, useful guide to teaching vocabulary available.

The Everything Kids Spelling Book

Author: Shelley Galloway Sabga
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605507601
Format: PDF, Docs
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Is it "i before e except after c"? Or is it the other way around? Let's face it, most children struggle with spelling. But now they have a fun and easy way to learn all the tips and tricks to spell with confidence. With this book, kids will: Learn basic spelling rules, like "change y to i and add es." Understand punctuation, capitalization, and other technical parts of spelling. Pick up helpful tricks, like putting words into songs and rhymes. Learn fun games and exercises to practice spelling. Study spelling lists to master even the toughest words. And more! Along with 30 fun-filled puzzles and activities, this book offers children, parents, and teachers all the tools they need to buzz with spelling success!

How Do I Use a Thesaurus

Author: Susan Meyer
Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica
ISBN: 1622753704
Format: PDF, Docs
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The greatest remedy for writer''s block--and an effective way to expand one''s vocabulary--is the use of the writer''s go-to resource: a thesaurus. Thesauri are easier to use than ever before, thanks to numerous online options that complement traditional print editions. Readers will not only discover how to zero in on just the right word for the occasion, but they will also learn how to identify parts of speech, related words, and the fine distinctions among words. This is an indispensible guide to mastering the most important tool of a wordsmith.

Das Geheimnis des Smaragd Auges

Author: Geronimo Stilton
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644466211
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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