Level 7 Unit 26
Language Arts: Dictionary


When Blue Meant Yellow: How Colors Got Their Names
by Jeanne Heifetz
Origins of over three hundred color names.
  From Abenaki to Zuni
by Evelyn Wolfson
A dictionary of sixty-eight Native American languages.


Words from the Myths
by Isaac Asimov
Discusses English word roots from mythology.
  The Search for Delicious
by Natalie Babbitt
A dictionary writer tries to find agreement on the meaning of the word delicious.


The Fun Facts Dictionary: A World of Weird and Wonderful Words
by Bernadette McCarver Snyder and Chris Sharp
Includes unusual words and their meanings.



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