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For use at school or home, the "Oxford School Spelling Dictionary" is easy to use and comprehensive. With over 25,000 essential words listed in colour, terms are found quickly and easily. Throughout the text, panels give extra information to illustrate spelling rules, for example details on prefixes and suffixes as well as their exceptions. Footnotes throughout help build spelling knowledge and lead the user from an incorrect look-up to the correct spelling. The dictionary is carefully prepared for KS2 and the DFEE National Literacy Strategy Spelling Bank.
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If you're desperate to spell 'separate' correctly, or to know when to use 'dependant' instead of 'dependent', this is the book you need. More than 25,000 words are listed on clearly designed and easy-to-use pages, with many helpful notes about the rules of spelling. It's been prepared with Key Stage 2 children in mind, and there's no doubting its value as an aid to increasing literacy - at school and at home. (Manchester Evening News)
The impressive Oxford School Spelling Dictionary offers alternative letter sounds - for example; when looking up 'f' as a first letter sound, it suggests you also try 'ph'. Some words have footnotes for you to check if you have the right one. Panels highlight problems such as 'ible' and 'able' and give information to build knowledge of spelling rules. Instructions for using the dictionary are provided. (Junior Education)
...a reference book that could easily be used independently and quickly by very many children. (School Library Association)
For use at home or school, the Oxford School Spelling Dictionary is easy-to-use and comprehensive. With more than 25,000 essential words listed in colour, it's easy to find words quicker than ever before. (Courier Newspapers)
An new edition of this authoritative, easy-to-use spelling guide which lists 25,000 words and word forms in alphabetical order, together with essential spelling rules. It is essential for improving writing at home and at school
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2001. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-0199107149