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Collins Dictionaries

Age 7+


Dictionaries for ages 7+ Collins Grammar Rules


● Essential grammar support for ages 7+ with short, clear

definitions of all key grammatical concepts plus lots of examples, tips on spelling, and dictionary and thesaurus work. ● A full A-Z index ensures children can find what they

want to know fast. ● Fun examples, cartoons and explanations support


Collins Maths Dictionary ● Contains over 375 entries following the yearly

vocabulary recommended for Years 3 to 6 and beyond. ● Headwords, guidewords and a thumb index follow

important dictionary conventions and support independent use. ● Includes introductory sections for teachers, pupils

and parents.

‘Looks like I’m going to VERB you!’

Verbs are the most important words of all. Every sentence must have a verb in it. Verbs can tell us two things: ● the action performed by a noun (or pronoun): The door opened. The milkman entered. I thought he was going to cry. ● the state of being of a noun (or pronoun):

l Mm n o p q r s t u v w x y

mirror line Look at these shapes and the dotted lines.

If a shape can be divided into two matching halves ‘mirrors’ the other. The dividing line is called a mir If you hold a mirror so that it stands on that mirror line, it looks as if you can still see the whole shape – just as it was before. You see a reflection of half of the shape in the mirror.

Some shapes have more than one mirror line. Loo the mirror lines have been marked in.

Collins Junior Dictionary ● Find the right word with clear, colour headwords,

simple definitions and the alphabet on every page. ● Introduce key parts of speech, including nouns,

verbs, adjectives and adverbs, building key dictionary skills.


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