Merriam-Webster's Dictionary for Children (Paperback)
An essential dictionary to help children navigate their adventure into the language, for grades 3-5, ages 8-11.
This newly revised dictionary provides the guideposts that children in elementary school need to build vocabulary, comprehend spelling, and navigate the English language. With this dictionary students will discover the meaning and uses of more than 36,000 words and phrases. It also includes:
- Hundreds of illustrations, photographs, and diagrams that supplement definitions
- Word root paragraphs, word histories, and synonym paragraphs help students build vocabulary and improve spelling
- Pronunciation paragraphs at the beginning of each letter explain the sounds that letters can have
- Special sections include: Signs and Symbols; Confused, Misused, and Misspelled Words; Guide to Punctuation; and Capitals and Italics