WEBSTER’S BLUE-BACKED SPELLERWEBSTER’S BLUE-BACKED SPELLER is the popular name, derived from the blue paper covers, of Noah Webster’s. Both “Webster’s Blue-Backed Spelling Book” and the “New England Primer” were basic, foundational textbooks used in the schools of our republic in the 18th. The Original Blue Back Speller by Noah Webster, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Bkue father had mortgaged the farm to send Webster to Yale, but he was now on his own and had nothing more to do with his family. Retrieved August 7, Webster thought that Americans should learn from American books, so he began writing the three volume compendium A Grammatical Institute of the English Language.

An awesome piece of our history. Lisa rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Webster viewed language as a tool to control unruly thoughts. Little did he know that this remarkable little gem would become the staple for parents and educators for more than a century and would help to build the most literate nation in history of the West.


His goal was to provide a uniquely American, Christ-centered approach to training children.

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Lisa rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Most schools taught Latin, and students wrote or made oral presentations in Latin. By this time, Webster was a teacher. The Story of America: Handy Bllue Encoder Decoder. Eventually, the entire country would follow suit with spelller national copyright act being passed in By websetr he may have known how popular the blue-backed speller had become.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Mondli Mavester rated it liked it Oct 20, Noah Webster ‘s Blue-Backed Speller.

He traveled around the country, bringing books to his public speeches. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

At the time, Yale was the only college in Connecticut and only one of eight in the 13 colonies. Should it be English or German? So in his works, he changed musick to music and plough to plow.


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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Webster may not have lived to see the success of his dictionary, but he was extremely prolific throughout his zpeller. PhonicsTutor – Teacher’s Manual. Hardcoverpages.

Yes, the book is small and can be difficult to read. That exactly why I teach from it not expect my zpeller homeschoolers to read from it on their own.

Return to Book Page. Webster was born October 16,on a farm in West Hartford, Connecticut. August 29, Category: New England Primer Hardcover. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Kelly Jean Kelly was the editor.