Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
An updated edition of the essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11.
- Over 36,000 entries with 200 new words & senses (many from technology & life sciences)
- Definitions are enriched with nearly 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literaturemany from text exemplars listed in the Common Core Standards
- 250 word history paragraphs and over 120 synonym paragraphs
- More than 900 vibrant, colorful illustrations, photographs, and diagrams
- Other features include pronunciation paragraphs for every letter, Greek & Latin word root paragraphs, and kid-friendly usage hints in full sentences
- Special sections include geographical names, signs and symbols, an introduction to Greek & Latin roots in English, a guide for writers, and a list of literary works used in the text
- Designed to help students and educators meet Common Core Standards
- Perfect resource for school or home
Format: Laminated hardcover
Size: 848 pages; 8 1/4" x 10 1/4"