Oxford Primary Thesaurus by Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Primary Thesaurus

Written by Oxford Dictionaries

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8+ (Year 4, KS 2). New 2012 edition. This is a major new edition of the popular Oxford Primary Thesaurus and perfect for 7 to 11 year olds. It is an invaluable reference tool for pupils to reflect independently and critically on their own writing and edit and improve it. There are some great writing tips on how to use language imaginatively and effectively. It’s the perfect companion to the bestselling Oxford Primary Dictionary.

The Oxford Primary Thesaurus now has informative illustrations in a bold new contemporary design. It gives a broad vocabulary, thousands of synonyms and example sentences to help children make the best word choice. Writing tips and topic panels support children at the top of Primary school and will enable them to enrich their language and writing.


Oxford Primary Thesaurus by Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Primary Thesaurus is the perfect thesaurus for confident young writers. It lists words in alphabetical order and gives thousands of synonyms, antonyms, and special topic words to encourage pupils to improve their writing. The contemporary new design with headwords picked out in colour and alphabet tabs on every page make navigation very easy. Tinted colour panels with extra information on overused words, topic words, and writing tips make finding and new or alternative words quick and simple. They also help to choose words for particular effects and for formal, informal, or subject-specific contexts. The Oxford Primary Thesaurus is an invaluable reference tool for pupils to reflect independently and critically on their own writing and edit and improve it. It is powered by the Oxford Children's Corpus, a language database of millions of words of writing for children. It is also the ideal companion to the Oxford Primary Dictionary. For linked fun word games, puzzles, and activities, go online to the www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools website.

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512 pages


Oxford Dictionaries
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Oxford University Press

Publication date

3rd May 2012




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