Product description for Parents
All the Schofield & Sims dictionaries stand alone as excellent sources of reference. The dictionaries and word books widen children's vocabulary and improve their reading and writing skills. They have been carefully graded so that each builds on the earlier one - thus providing a natural progression.
The Schofield & Sims First Dictionary
contains more than 5000 headwords - plus short forms/plurals/alternative verb forms/comparatives/superlatives
gives help with some pronunciation
features a special introduction for children 'What is a dictionary?'
gives concise instructions on 'How to use this book'
reinforces knowledge of the alphabet by providing an alphabet strip on each page
includes clear guide words indicating the first and last headwords on each spread
features separate lists of high frequency words (derived from Letters and Sounds) pronouns/opposites/synonyms/numbers
provides additional lists of topic words on the themes school/places/travelling
is supported by the First Dictionary & Thesaurus Activities (available separately).
Suitable for: Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 level for ages 5 to 9
Publisher: Schofield & Sims