The American Heritage Children's Dictionary

The American Heritage Children's Dictionary The American heritage children s dictionary 2012 Boston Houghton Mifflin.Citation created by Jordan WadeCall Number 423 Description This dictionary has over 25,000 entries including thousands of new words The entries cover all the vocabulary young readers need today Special features include notes and an appendix with a geographical dictionary, a guide to phonics and spelling, and.Content Scope This dictionary is intended for ages 8 11 or grades 3 6.Accuracy Authority This book is by the Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries which have published a vast amount of dictionaries.Relation to Similar Works Newly updated edition.Cost 19.95Rationale for Selection To aid intermediate elementary school students on researching in reference materials.Professional Review Although no reviews of the 2012 edition are available, an earlier 2009 edition was reviewed by the School Library Journal in December of 2009. This Award Winning Book Contains These Essential Features More Than , Main Entries, Fully Updated For The Twenty First Century Hundreds Of Word History, Language Detective, Vocabulary Builder, And Spelling Notes More Than , Full Color Photographs And Drawings Page Appendix Including Separate Thesaurus, Phonics And Spelling, Measurement, And Geography Sections The American heritage children s dictionary 2010 Boston Houghton Mifflin.Citation by Elizabeth McCordType of reference DictionaryCall Number JR423 AmerDescription This children s dictionary is target to student ages 8 11 with than 13,000 entries that is updated for the 20th century This dictionary includes an appendix with a separate thesaurus, phonics, and spelling sections.Relevance and Relationship This dictionary is edited by the American Heritage Dictionary, which have several adult dictionary It is similar price range with other dictionaries.Purpose To aid students in finding definitions and to help basic library search skills Validity This book has received numerous awards and is published by a well known company.Format This is a 2010 print edition with 864 pages of definitions and illustrations.Arrangement and Presentation The dictionary is arranged alphabetically Included in the 864 pages are 13,000 main entries with than 1,000 illustrations The book also includes an appendix with a separate thesaurus, phonics, spelling, and measurement and geography section Diversity The illustrations will help those struggling readers and those who are of a visual learner.Professional Review McGuire, B 2009 The American heritage children s dictionary School Library Journal, 55 12 , 74. Great dictionary for kids My 12yr old gets a lot of use out of this In addition each entry has a sentence, pronunciations etc The american heritage children s dictionary 2015 Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company.Citation By Stephanie RossType of Reference DictionaryCall Number Ref 423Content Scope This is a children s dictionary for grades 3 6 This updated edition contains 2000 additional new terms The layout is well organized with quality illustrations, and notes on word histories, synonyms, vocabulary, and spelling There are 25,000 terms and over 1500 illustrations making this a comprehensive children s dictionary Plural forms, verb forms, and variant spellings are listed Accuracy Bias Authority American Heritage is a well known and respected name in the children s reference industry The publisher, Houghton Mifflin Company, is also well known and established in the reference industry The dictionary contains no sexist language or bias.Arrangement Presentation Arrangement is alphabetical with many examples of the term used in sentences along with illustrations Word histories and possible synonyms help students to understand the meaning of the terms in an easy to understand reading level The back of the book contains supplementary material including a guide to phonics and grammar, a geographical dictionary, maps, and a table of measurements.Relation to Other Works There are other dictionaries for purchase This dictionary is specifically geared to upper elementary grades and the learning needs they have Accessibility Diversity The easy to read text and illustrations help 3rd 5th graders understand terms and build knowledge in how to use them correctly Many diverse terms are explained in this dictionary.Cost 17.56Review McGuire, B 2009 The american heritage children s dictionary School Library Journal, 55 12. The American heritage children s dictionary 2010 , Boston Houghton Mifflin.Reviewed by Kris GrimmReference Type DictionaryCall Number Ref 423ISBN 978 0 547 21255 5Content Scope This dictionary is 885 pages and includes diagrams, illustrations, maps, photographs, and a glossary It is written for students grades 3rd 6th Accuracy Authority Bias There have been over 2000 new terms added to this dictionary, including ethnic foods, medical vocabulary and educational terminology American Heritage has a long history of creating high quality reference material.Arrangement Presentation Similar to previous editions, this dictionary has a clean layout with notes on histories, synonyms, vocabulary and spelling alternatives included Entries are highlighted in blue text Pronunciation, parts of speech and definitions as well as plural forms and alternate spellings are included in the definition There are 1500 images ranging from colorful photos to labeled diagrams Relation to similar works This dictionary is similar to the set the library owns, but they were published in 1990 The new terminology and multi cultural updates make a current dictionary a better choice Accessibility Diversity The text is accessible to readers with ability levels ranging from 3 6th grade It recognizes and includes ethnic terms and definitions.Cost 19.95Professional Review McGuire, B The American heritage children s dictionary 2009 Retrieved November 21, 2015 from

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  • Hardcover
  • 864 pages
  • The American Heritage Children's Dictionary
  • American Heritage
  • English
  • 22 September 2019
  • 9780618280025

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