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alphabet
al•pha•bet
Pronunciation: (al'fu-bet", -bit), —n.
1. the letters of a language in their customary order.
2. any system of characters or signs with which a language is written: the Greek alphabet
back cover / front cover
back
Pronunciation: (bak), —n. adj.
1. situated at or in the rear: at the back door; back fence.
2. far away or removed from the front or main area, position, or rank; remote: back settlements
front
Pronunciation: (frunt) adj.
1. of or pertaining to the front.
2. situated in or at the front: front seats.
cover cov•er
Pronunciation: (kuv'ur) n.
1. something that covers, as the lid of a container or the binding of a book
date
Pronunciation: (dāt), n., v., dat•ed, dat•ing.
date
Pronunciation: (dāt), n., v., dat•ed, dat•ing.
1. a particular month, day, and year at which some event happened or will happen
2. the day of the month:
drawing
draw•ing
Pronunciation: (drô'ing),
—n.
1. the act of a person or thing that draws.
2. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color.
3. a sketch, plan, or design, esp. one made with pen, pencil, or crayon.
4. the art or technique of making these.
fairy tale
fair'y tale
1. a story, usually for children, about elves, hobgoblins, dragons, fairies, or other magical creatures.
2. an incredible or misleading statement, account, or belief: His story of being a millionaire is just a fairy tale. Also called fair'y sto"ry.
first name / last name
—v.fûrst'nām'),
—adj., v., -named, -nam•ing.
1. of or pertaining to one's first, or given, name
last' name'
1. surname
follow / give directions
fol•low
Pronunciation: (fol'ō),
—v.t.
4. to conform to, comply with, or act in accordance with; obey:
give
Pronunciation: (giv),
—v., gave, giv•en, giv•ing,
—n.
5. to impart or communicate:
di•rec•tion
Pronunciation: (di-rek'shun, dī'-),
—n.
1. the act or an instance of directing.
5. instruction or guidance for making, using, etc
letter
let•ter
Pronunciation: (let'ur]
2. a symbol or character that is conventionally used in writing and printing to represent a speech sound and that is part of an alphabet
letter - sound relationship
re•la•tion•ship
Pronunciation: (ri-lā'shun-ship")
—n.
1. a connection, association, or involvement.
let•ter
Pronunciation: (let'ur]
2. a symbol or character that is conventionally used in writing and printing to represent a speech sound and that is part of an alphabet
sound
sound:
Pronunciation: (sound),
2. any audible, elemental, acoustic event occurring in speech:
—n. 1. any of the set of distinctive sounds of a given language
listening skill
lis•ten
Pronunciation: (lis'un),
—v.i.
1. to give attention with the ear; attend closely for the purpose of hearing; give ear.
2. to pay attention; heed; obey (often fol. by to): Children don't always listen to their parents.
3. to wait attentively for a sound (usually fol. by for): to listen for sounds of their return
skill
Pronunciation: (skil),
—n.
1. the ability, coming from one's knowledge, practice, aptitude, etc., to do something well
number word
Number word n.
1. the phonetic equivalent of symbols that stand for the names of numbers
picture book
Picture book n.
pic'ture book"
a book consisting mainly or entirely of pictures, esp. one for children who have not yet learned to read
picture dictionary
pic•ture n.

Pronunciation: (pik'chur),
1.a visual representation of a person, object, or scene, as a painting, drawing, photograph, etc
dic•tion•ar•y
Pronunciation: (dik'shu-ner"ē),
—n.,
—pl. -ar•ies.
1. a book containing a selection of the words of a language, usually arranged alphabetically, giving information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, etc., expressed in either the same or another language; lexicon; glossary: a dictionary of English;
Picture dictionary:
A dictionary that portrays the meaning of words by use of pictures.
rhyme
rhyme
Pronunciation: (rīm),
—n., v., rhymed, rhym•ing.
—n.
1. identity in sound of some part, esp. the end, of words or lines of verse.
2. a word agreeing with another in terminal sound: Find is a rhyme for mind and womankind.
3. verse or poetry having correspondence in the terminal sounds of the lines.
sight word
Sight word n.
1. words that good readers should instantly recognize without having to "figure them out."
sign
Sign n
Pronunciation: (sīn)
1. a token; indication.
2. any object, action, event, pattern, etc., that conveys a meaning.
3. a conventional or arbitrary mark, figure, or symbol used as an abbreviation for the word or words it represents.
4. a motion or gesture used to express or convey an idea, command, decision, etc.: Her nod was a sign that it was time to leave.
5. a notice, bearing a name, direction, warning, or advertisement, that is displayed or posted for public view: a traffic sign; a store sign
Speech
speech
Pronunciation: (spēch) n
1. the faculty or power of speaking; oral communication; ability to express one's thoughts and emotions by speech sounds and gesture: Losing her speech made her feel isolated from humanity.
2. the act of speaking: He expresses himself better in speech than in writing.
3. something that is spoken; an utterance, remark, or declaration: We waited for some speech that would indicate her true feelings.
4. a form of communication in spoken language, made by a speaker before an audience for a given purpose: a fiery speech.
ti'tle page n
the page at the beginning of a volume that indicates the title, author's or editor's name, and the publication information, usually the publisher and the place and date of publication.

word
Pronunciation: (wûrd)
—n.

1. a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning. Words are composed of one or more morphemes and are either the smallest units susceptible of independent use or consist of two or three such units combined under certain linking conditions, as with the loss of primary accent that distinguishes black'bird" from black' bird'. Words are usually separated by spaces in writing, and are distinguished phonologically
Title/title page (introduction)
ti'tle page n
the page at the beginning of a volume that indicates the title, author's or editor's name, and the publication information, usually the publisher and the place and date of publication.
word
word
Pronunciation: (wûrd)
—n.

1. a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning. Words are composed of one or more morphemes and are either the smallest units susceptible of independent use or consist of two or three such units combined under certain linking conditions, as with the loss of primary accent that distinguishes black'bird" from black' bird'. Words are usually separated by spaces in writing, and are