New Collins School Dictionary: Developing Dictionary Skills Pack

New Collins School Dictionary: Developing Dictionary Skills Pack


By (author) Matthew Berry

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  • Publisher: Collins Educational
  • Format: Paperback | 48 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 298mm 180g
  • Publication date: 19 April 1999
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0003221156
  • ISBN 13: 9780003221152
  • Illustrations note: 20 b&w illustrations

Product description

This photocopiable pack accompanies the New Collins School Dictionary. It delivers the basic literacy skills that students need to use a dictionary successfully. CATERS FOR THE AVERAGE STUDENT Covers basic skills in a clear, non-patronising way ALL YOU NEED TO DELIVER DICTIONARY SKILLS Makes learning dictionary skills enjoyable and easy MAXIMISES THE CLASSROOM POTENTIAL OF DICTIONARIES Turns an essential classroom resource into an active learning experience THE NEWEST RESOURCE AVAILABLE The most up-to-date dictionary classroom resource WRITTEN SPECIFICALLY FOR THE NATIONAL CURRICULUM Covers the following requirements: * Standard English vocabulary * Formal and informal vocabulary * Choosing the best word * Double meanings * Word histories * Working with factual and informative texts * Figures of speech and sound patterning * Use of dictionaries in planning, drafting, redrafting and proof-reading * Spelling * Parts of words

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Author information

Matthew Berry is an English teacher and a succesful author.

Review quote

'To continue developing their vocabulary, students should be able to use a dictionary and a thesaurus with speed and skill.' Framework for Teaching English