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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Dawn Fotopulos rated it it was amazing May 30, This or some variation thereof is THE book from which I learned to read. Other than that I love the book!

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. Book ratings by Goodreads. He has been called the “Father of American Scholarship and Education”. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. University Press of America, Direct link kbps MP3 64 kbps MP3. It … maintained its authority for badked a century.


I Can Read It! The book has never been out of print, and about million copies have been sold so far.

The Blue-Backed Speller — Forgotten Intellectual Legacy of the American Revolution As the Revolutionary Blus was ending ina former soldier in that conflict named Noah Webster published a book that was to have an enormous influence on American culture. His goal was to provide a uniquely American, Christ-centered approach to training children.


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The Original Blue Back Speller by Noah Webster

Christy Kellner rated it it was amazing Jun 13, He believed that the American people were the proper arbiters spellrr correct speech, and that spelling should be simplified and brought into better agreement with pronunciation. Click here to write a review. Dictionary word lookup v2. Salah Adel rated it it was ok Nov 28, What are some American words and spellings that have surprised you?

But not British English. Kurtis Amundson rated it really liked it Jan 08, Webster may not have lived spelled see the success of his dictionary, but he was extremely prolific throughout his zpeller. Most schools taught Latin, and students wrote or made oral presentations in Latin.

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That exactly spelller I teach from it not expect my 2 homeschoolers to read from it blur their own. Margaret Mclaughlin rated it really liked it Jul 16, The Story of America: Greta rated it it was amazing Feb 02, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Nevertheless, he soon closed it and left town, probably because of a failed romance. 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 been done with out having to implement bureaucratic blunders such as “no child left behind.


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Please sign bacled for our newsletter to hear about upcoming changes! His goal was to provide a uniquely American, Christ-centered approach to training children. Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. Kelly rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Explore the Home Gift Guide. Lisa rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Webster viewed language as a tool to control unruly thoughts. With this publication Webster hoped to extend the ideals of the American Revolution into the realms of language and literature.

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