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The elementary spelling book

being an improvement on the American spelling book

by Noah Webster

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Published by E. Lesslie in Kingston, U.C. [Ont.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anglais (Langue),
  • Orthography and spelling,
  • Spellers,
  • Syllabaires,
  • Orthographe,
  • English language

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Noah Webster
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 89624, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 89624
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (90 fr.)
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24949075M
    ISBN 100665896247
    OCLC/WorldCa39637074

    Thus, the etymological clarification and reform of American English promised to improve citizens' manners and thereby preserve republican purity and social stability. This will let you make seasonal changes to your rooms at a low price. The most interesting section to me, which I may consider doing a follow up on later, is the Fables section. He moved back to New Haven in ; he was elected as a Federalist to the Connecticut House of Representatives in and —

    Once a city buzzing with commerce, now just a skeleton of what was once a fully fleshed out community. Webster's Speller was entirely secular by design. I sat there, nearly drooling over this book. The book was mass published and mass marketed, also known as the Blue-Back Speller and was used in the majority of elementary school classrooms around America. God's Word, contained in the Bible, has furnished all necessary rules to direct our conduct. If good words and gentle means will not reclaim the wicked, they must be dealt with in a more severe manner.

    By frequenting such areas, you are likely to find some great possibilities lower than what they once cost. The appropriate standard for the American language, argued Webster, was "the same republican principles as American civil and ecclesiastical constitutions. Webster thought that Americans should learn from American books, so he began writing the three volume compendium A Grammatical Institute of the English Language. There was no mention of God, the Bible, or sacred events.


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The elementary spelling book book

Austin suggests that the contradictions of Webster's lexicography were part of a larger play between liberty and order within American intellectual discourse, with some pulled toward Europe and the past, and others pulled toward America and the new future.

Prior to his works coming into wide use in the late 18th century, colonial and American students learned from primers imported from England. I sat there, nearly drooling over this book.

By choosing neutral hues, you can revamp your living room just by changing the wall colors, paintings on the walls, throw pillows, and other accessories. He also changed tongue to the older spelling tung, but this did not catch on.

Description Schools often used dictionaries and spellers like this one in their efforts to assimilate immigrant students. They could be overcrowded, with up to seventy children of all ages crammed into one-room schoolhouses. Posted by. He organized his speller accordingly, beginning with the alphabet and moving systematically through the different sounds of vowels and consonants, then syllables, then simple words, then more complex words, then sentences.

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Webster himself saw the dictionaries as a nationalizing device to separate America from Britain, calling The elementary spelling book book project a "federal language", with competing forces towards regularity on the one hand and innovation on the other.

In Webster began compiling an expanded and fully comprehensive dictionary, An American Dictionary of the English Language; it took twenty-six years to complete. Pedagogue and Quack.

So many words, so many rules. Read passage. In this sense, Webster's speller becoming what was to be the secular successor to The New England Primer with its explicitly biblical injunctions. It makes more sense to spend more time paying for something you truly desire.

Ellis argues that Webster anticipated some of the insights currently associated with Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development.

Because it was so popular in schools and homes, old copies were easy to obtain. As a teacher, he had come to dislike American elementary schools. Webster viewed language as a tool to control unruly thoughts. Copywork is great, but dictation is calling. Here was the first appearance of 'civics' in American schoolbooks.

There are several disturbing images in this book, including a picture of a man being eaten by a bear and a cat being hung upside down by its tail I imagined the many hands that might have held this book before me.

Products are available at any discount retailer. The book was mass published and mass marketed, also known as the Blue-Back Speller and was used in the majority of elementary school classrooms around America.

He was also the very first to obtain copyrights and to promote laws protecting author's rights in the U. As a result, he was repeatedly denounced by the Jeffersonian Republicans as "a pusillanimous, half-begotten, self-dubbed patriot," "an incurable lunatic," and "a deceitful newsmonger For example, black, grey, tan and ecru are good choices.

Webster revised the first speller in under the title of The American Spelling Book and included tables of pronunciations, common abbreviations, and reading lessons for schools at the back of the book. It also helped create the popular contests known as spelling bees.

The index at the front lets you look up any sound and find lists of words containing all its spellings, a bit like this menu. Over two years worth of lessons! There was no mention of God, the Bible, or sacred events.Mar 28,  · The Elementary Spelling Book (Fable I, Of The Boy Who Stole Apples) The book was mass published and mass marketed, also known as the Blue-Back Speller and was used in the majority of elementary school classrooms around America.

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