Teacher's Resource Book of the Children's Picture Dictionary. Specially written for 6 to 9-year-olds, this fun dictionary includes 800 words organized in 50 thematic units (10-20 new words each). Themes are specially selected to appeal to this range, including Animal Orchestra, Colors under the Sea and Vegetable Party.
The Teacher's Resource Book provides a wide range of ideas and materials for practicing and reviewing vocabulary in the Picture Dictionary.
Key features :
• More than 850 photocopiable flashcards introduce and practice all the vocabulary words
• 27 photocopiable board games review and recycle every topic in the Dictionary
• A selection of activity and game ideas provide language practice in all four skill areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing
• Lesson notes for each dictionary topic contain interesting facts about the topics, answer keys and suggestions for games and activities
Aleda Krause is an experienced teacher and teacher trainer based in Japan who has worked with more than 250 groups of teachers all over Asia for 25 years. Her language teaching experience includes students of all ages, from preschool to senior citizens, including university students learning to be teachers of children. She is the author of SuperKids, a 4-level EFL series for elementary-school children, SuperTots, a 3-level EFL series for kindergarteners, and the Longman Children's Picture Dictionary. She is founding coordinator of the Teaching Children Special Interest Group of the Japan Association of Language Teachers, and the author of numerous articles on teaching, teacher training, and teaching methodologies. She has an MA in linguistics and TEFL from the University of Michigan. Her research interests include songs and games in teaching children, phonics instruction, and using picture books in the classroom. Her hobbies are her two dogs, fish, and cat.