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Word Origins is one of five titles in this series of language reference guides to help children of 7-11 master the basics of literacy. Understanding how words have evolved over time helps with spelling, suffixes and prefixes. Funny artwork and a lively text follows the charcters Brian, Shaz, and the dog Dennis as they travel back in time to discover where different words such as sight, sister or bungalow came from and how they have changed wih time. The book gives clear advice on numerous points. It also provides concise teaching points for language and literacy lessons and will be an invaluable resource for both teachers and parents. Links to Literacy Framework for KS2. John Butterworth is the author of several language activity books for children including the other titles in this series: Grammar, Comprehension, Punctuation and Spelling as well as Using the Oxford School Dictionary and Using the Oxford Primary School Dictionary.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. A language reference guide, it helps children of 7-11 learn the basics of literacy. It provides an understanding how words have evolved to help with spelling, suffixes, and prefixes. It features the characters Brian, Shaz, and the dog Dennis travel back in time to discover where different words came from, and how they have changed with time. New paperback copy, may have some shelf wear, ready for immediate despatch. Seller Inventory # 008699
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11019911160X
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2003. Condition: New. Lee Nicholls (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M019911160X
Book Description Oxford University Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 019911160X New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1809107