Merriam-Webster School Thesaurus (Grades 9-12)
The Merriam-Webster's School Thesaurus offers a complete guide for understanding the rich variety of the English language, giving students 154,000 word choices including synonyms, antonyms, related and contrasted words and idiomatic phrases to help select just the right word.
It can be used to teach word meaning when preparing for standardize tests like the SAT and ACT. Every main entry features an example sentence or phrase showing the word used in context. These usage examples--over 37,000 in total--provide guidance and help students make the best word choice. Entries also include concise statements that describe shared meanings among synonyms. Copyright Hardcover. Black and White. 1007 pp.