• Developing Thesaurus Skills

    Developing Thesaurus Skills (Paperback) By (author) Matthew Berry


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    DescriptionThis pack consists of 40 photocopiable worksheets, preceded by 8 pages of notes for the teacher and answers to activities. Each sheet will focus clearly on one topic. Where possible the sheets will be differentiated and follow a readily accessible structure: subject and learning objective; example; student attempts the objective without help; student attempts the objective with help; follow-on activities. Topics covered include: practical thesaurus skills; finding your way around a thesaurus entry; working with the alphabet; word power; using an index; drafting proof-reading; comprehension; using a thesaurus in all subjects; saving time using a thesaurus; when not to use a thesaurus; revision - how to use a thesaurus; spelling; strategies for finding a word you don't know how to spell; meaning; finding the right meaning - selecting information; alternative meanings; changing meanings; colloquialism and formality; speech and writing; and choosing the best word - precision of meaning.

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    Developing Thesaurus Skills
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matthew Berry
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 297 mm
    Weight: 175 g
    ISBN 13: 9780007113187
    ISBN 10: 0007113188

    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC subject category V2: YQC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.3
    BIC subject category V2: YRD
    DC21: 423.1
    BISAC V2.8: JNF029000, JNF048030
    Thema V1.0: YPCA, YRD
    Illustrations note
    5 b/w illus
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins Educational
    Publication date
    20 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Matthew Berry is an English teacher in Chelmsford. He has previously worked with dyslexic children, who were encouraged to learn about dictionaries and thesauruses using games.