A colourful revision guide with three easy sections for Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling, and a Spelling Dictionary for ages 7 – 11.
This Ebook is full of useful hints and tips to help children learn and revise for the KS2 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test.
Rules and advice help pupils get to grips with essential aspects of the English language. There are clear, easy-to-follow explanations and examples of how grammar works, what punctuation does, and how to spell correctly, so children can learn the difference between a prefix and suffix, learn when to use a semicolon and get to grips with tricky silent letters!
The final section is a dictionary list of words that pupils must know how to spell. These have been specially selected for this age group based on real-life experience from Spelling Bees conducted by Collins Dictionaries. Many helpful tips on spelling are also included throughout the dictionary section to make learning easier.
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An ideal introduction to dictionaries for children aged 4 and above.
The definitions use simple, full sentences that reflect the child's experience of the world, and the colourful illustrations help to make learning easy, memorable and fun.
This dictionary helps children in learning the alphabet, English spelling, and the basic meanings of everyday words. With its clear, accessible layout, this dictionary makes it easy for for children to learn how to recognise different letters, look up words and find out how to spell them.
The illustrations make the dictionary fun and appealing, allowing children to understand what words mean, while example sentences show how the words can be used. The simple grammatical labels provided introduce children to different word groups.
Simple, fun and easy-to-use, this is the perfect for any child’s first school dictionary.
For children aged 6 and over, Collins Junior Illustrated Dictionary contains full sentence definitions, colour headwords and child-friendly example sentences, along with beautiful colourful illustrations and photographs.
Especially written to support the needs of children aged 6 to 8, introducing key dictionary features such as parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective or adverb) and other forms of a word, for example plurals or past tense of a verb.
The clear and spacious layout and colour headwords ensure that the dictionary is child-friendly. Bright, colourful illustrations and photographs support language learning and make it fun.
Full sentence definitions and example sentences show the headword used in a context familiar to children.
The Collins Word Wizard supplement gives extra help with vocabulary through illustrated word topic pages, and support for writing including grammar, punctuation and spelling tips.
For children aged 8 and over, this dictionary contains full sentence definitions, examples, synonyms and parts of speech, as well as spelling and grammar tips, word histories, colourful pictures, and two informative supplements.
Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary has been especially designed to support the language and literacy needs of children aged 8-10.
Written in a clear, straightforward style, it places words within a context familiar to the student.
It extends and reinforces key dictionary skills by showing parts of speech (for example, whether a word is a noun or verb) and other forms of a word (for example plural forms as well as adjectival forms).
Numbered definitions show multiple uses. Pronunciation help is given for difficult or easily confusable words. Synonyms (similar words) and antonyms (opposite words) are given to build vocabulary, and spelling and grammar tips help children to use words with confidence.
The clear layout ensures that the dictionary is an easy-to-use reference tool. Colour illustrations and photographs add extra meaning and information.
The Word Wizard contains information on parts of speech, prefixes, suffixes and punctuation, plus help to improve spelling and writing. It also has information on shapes, numbers, fractions and angles, along with pictures.
The Earth and Space is a fact-filled section where children can learn about the planets, the continents, the world’s mountains, rivers, and oceans, and the flags of some nations of the world.
Worry no more, Caroline is here to take the grind out of grammar in easy bite-sized chunks. With insights into hyphens and the dreaded apostrophe, comparatives and superlatives and whether England is singular or plural, she offers clear but light-hearted advice on getting things right when it matters – and relaxing just a little when it doesn’t.