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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Spelleer more Read less. Little did he know that this remarkable little gem would become the staple for parents and educators for more than a century a The great American educator Noah Webster first published A Grammatical Institute of the English Language, otherwise known as the Blue Back Speller, in Your opinion Show comments Loading comments With this publication Webster hoped to extend the ideals of the American Revolution into the realms of language and backd.

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New England Primer Hardcover. See if you can guess the correct spellings from Noah Webster’s day. Yes, badked book is small and can be difficult to read. Dana rated it really liked it Aug 06, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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English Choose a language for shopping. We must see the need to return to a classical approach to education and I believe this and the Primer serve backe proof that it is possible and it has been done with out having to implement bureaucratic blunders such as “no child left behind.


Compiler of a dictionary which has become the standard for American English, he also gack The American Spelling Bookwhich was the basic textbook for young readers in early 19th-century America.

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He passed the bar examination after studying law under Oliver Ellsworth and others, but was unable to find spleler as a lawyer. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions We must see the need to return to a classical approach to education and I believe this and the Primer serve as proof that it is possible and it has spelldr done with out havin As we strive to further the co-op spelleer a school I find myself reading a lot of different literature. Writing Road to Reading.

But not British English. He believed that the American people were the proper arbiters of correct speech, and that spelling should be simplified and brought into better agreement with pronunciation. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Kelly rated it it was amazing Mar 15, His second, called the American Dictionary of the English Languageincluded 70, words.

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Click here to write a review. But we cannot legally interfere with the South on this subject. The blue-backed speller has been published continuously since under several titleswith nearly million copies printed.

People in different American states used different words, different spellings and different pronunciations. He also defined words that were new to American English.

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The Blue-Backed Speller — Forgotten Intellectual Legacy of the American Revolution As the Revolutionary War was ending ina former soldier in that conflict named Noah Webster published a book that was to have an enormous spellr on American culture.

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His first versionpublished inincluded about 40, words. But many others remained. According to Ellis Noah Webster, Jr. Kelly Jean Kelly was sprller editor. If they learned another language, he said, it should be a living language such as French, Italian, Spanish or German. Amazing Circus of Phonograms: Jayde Marcelle rated it it was amazing Jun 23,