100 Words Every High School Freshman Should Know
100 Words Every High School Freshman Should Know focuses on words that nearly every freshman will encounter over the course of the school year. Chosen with various criteria in mind, some represent key concepts in important areas of the curriculum, while others are more familiar in meaning but present challenges of spelling or usage. All are words that students can expect to see regularly in their high school reading and beyond.
Each word is fully defined and shown in typical contexts with example sentences and quotations, many of which are taken from award-winning authors such as John Knowles, Harper Lee, George Orwell, and Katherine Paterson. Together, these 100 words represent the increasingly sophisticated and complex vocabulary that freshmen must master as they continue their education at the next level.
Compiled by the editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries, this four-part series helps teens expand their understanding of key vocabulary terms, while studying the etymology and correct usage of important words. Each volume contains a nice balance of key words and terms from A to Z, along with an additional collection of words that are related to a specific field of study such as science or religion. In addition, each book also identifies how each word is classified grammatically and should be pronounced. This series features easy-to-read print; however, it has no illustrations. 84 pgs unless noted, pb. ~ Mike