Relevance and Relationship Scholastic Childrens Dictionary (SCD) provides an overview of how to use the resource in its beginning pages. The cost of the SCD is $19.99 which is comparable to other childrens dictionaries. Purpose: The Scholastic Childrens Dictionary (SCD) is a comprehensive dictionary, comprised of a thesaurus; guides to grammar, punctuation, idioms, etymologies and abbreviations; maps; flags; facts about the 50 states and Canada; a list of U.S. presidents; and over 100 mini history references are included. Format Three column design is used for the initials, abbreviations, and acronyms section with a lightly colored strip across the terms. Arrangement and Presentation- Colorful tabs on the edge of each page designate the letter section.
Content/Scope- The Scholastic Children's Dictionary has been revised and updated for the first time in five years. Dozens of new and updated entries, photos of several of the new entries, a fresh new cover design in the same style as other revised Scholastic Reference titles. Cost- $9.99 Rationale for Selection- This book would be a good addition to a library because it is easy for students to use and focuses specifically on students needs when it comes to vocabulary, spelling, and finding meaning of words.
New York, NY: Scholastic, Inc. Cost: $14.39 (Barnes and Noble) Dewey/Call Number: PE1628.5 .S3 2011 LANDOVR (From Library of Congress) Reading Level: 8-12 years Category: Elementary Level/Non-fiction Reference-Dictionary Review Citation: MacMillian, K. Description: This book is a childrens dictionary that also contains illustrations to help the young readers learn new words. Format: Dictionary- Print Reference- Contains over 1000 illustrations to accompany the definitions.
New York, NY: Scholastic Inc. Reviewed By: Sarah Cherry Type of Ref.- Dictionary Description: Included in the 2010 edition of the Scholastic Childrens Dictionary is more than 3,000 words and 1,000 photographs, which help make it a kid friendly reference. Content/ Scope: This new edition contains current information, double the word origins, and even new sentences. The scholastic brand was familiar to me and I know that students in my area are familiar with the use of this dictionary because our library has an earlier version they are currently using.
Scholastic Inc. Call Number: 423 Description: This childrens dictionary is designed to accommodate the needs for students in grades 3-6 and includes photos, illustrations and maps throughout the work. In a school that is trying to improve reading skills, having an updated and interesting dictionary could be quite useful and encourage students to look up word definitions and spellings. Purpose: The purpose of the dictionary is to improve student spelling and grammar, while providing interesting and relevant images.
This dictionary includes over 1,000 photographs, a pronunciation guide, and geography section. The dictionary is unbiased and provides accurate definitions for the words included. It also included word histories, which is rarely found in childrens dictionaries. Cost: $19.99 Professional Review : School Library Journal.
Contents include word histories, sample sentences, a pronunciation guide, a thesaurus and world maps. In addition to the average dictionary, Scholastic has included a thesaurus and guides to grammar, pronunciation, and abbreviations as maps and information about countries and U.S states and presidents. Scholastic Children's Dictionary.
This childrens dictionary has less words overall and a lower reading level than that of others advertised in the same category. Relation to other works: This childrens dictionary has less words overall and a lower reading level than that of others advertised in the same category. Accessibility/Diversity: High quality illustrations make this dictionary not only engaging but also accessible to lower and young readers.
Purpose: children including word histories, sample sentences, a pronunciation guide, a thesaurus and world maps. Format: This 2010 print edition is very well illustrated, including the world maps. In addition to the average dictionary, Scholastic has included a thesaurus and guides to grammar, pronunciation, and abbreviations as maps and information about countries and U.S states and presidents. Scholastic Children's Dictionary.