The American Heritage Children's Thesaurus

Author: Paul Hellweg,American Heritage Dictionary

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9781328787330

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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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.

The American Heritage Children's Dictionary

Author: Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 856

View: 7632


An illustrated reference book including an A-Z vocabulary listing, a thesaurus, and special sections on synonyms, word histories, vocabulary builders, and phonics.

Reference Skills for the School Librarian: Tools and Tips, 3rd Edition

Author: Ann Marlow Riedling Ph.D.,Loretta Shake,Cynthia Houston

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1586835297

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 148

View: 4068


This book is a user-friendly guide for K–12 librarians, teachers, and school library media specialists that covers all major areas in reference, from the reference interview to encyclopedias and dictionaries.

How Do I Use a Thesaurus?

Author: Susan Meyer

Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica

ISBN: 1622753704

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 34

View: 6702


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.

Wacky Weather and Silly Season Jokes

Laugh and Learn About Science

Author: Melissa Stewart

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780766039711

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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"Learn about sun, rain, tornadoes, snow, the reason for the seasons, and more. Read jokes about all of these topics, and learn how to write your own"--Provided by publisher.

Recommended Reference Books for Small and Medium-sized Libraries and Media Centers, 2002

Author: Libraries Unlimited

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 9781563089121

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 295

View: 1019


Essential for reference work and indispensable for collection development, this classic guide helps you quickly identify the best, most affordable, and most appropriate new reference titles in any given field. The approximately 500 books reviewed in this edition have been selected from "American Reference Books Annual" (Libraries Unlimited) as the best works for smaller libraries. A must if your budget precludes ARBA, this cost-effective, time-saving tool also makes an excellent supplement.

Teaching Writing

Balancing Process and Product

Author: Gail E. Tompkins

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780139554698

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 4834


This text is ideal for undergraduate or graduate courses in Elementary Language Arts where the focus is on writing or teaching writing.Using a process approach to writing, this text focuses on teaching strategies that will help children in grades K-8 use the writing process to develop and improve their writing skills and their writing products. It examines all major types of writing through a practical presentation that includes a wealth of children's authentic writing samples which helps bring the writing process to life.