Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling Dictionary by

Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling Dictionary

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The Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar Dictionary is the essential reference book for secondary school. In full colour, it has easy-to-use rules and help, plus an alphabetical list of the tricky, and everyday, words including those most commonly misspelt, all backed by analysis of Oxford's unique database of children's writing.


Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling Dictionary by

With a clear, colour layout and quirky bird character to make it fun to use, the book is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to improve literacy skills for the test at the end of primary school. This divides into three sections - Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling. The second part is an easy-to-use alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights, using analysis from the Oxford Children's Corpus, words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group, to target and rectify these common mistakes. There are helpful tips to guide the user around the alphabetical list to the word they are looking for, and notes at key words to aid correct spellings.

It will be a valuable resource for preparation for the KS2 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test. Online spelling lists, punctuation, and grammar activities will be provided for easy practice at home or as part of lesson starters or as homework.

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160 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

29th April 2013




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