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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I was reading this and the New England Primer for a look back into the history of education. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Many of the Founding Fathers used this book to home school their children, including Benjamin Franklin who taught his granddaughter to read, spell, and pronounce words using “Old Blue Back. Yes, backked book is small and can be difficult to read.


Why Do Americans ‘Color’ But the British ‘Colour?’ Thank Noah Webster

Greta rated it it was amazing Feb nacked, Kurtis Amundson rated it really liked it Jan 08, American Dictionary of the English Language. This or some variation thereof is THE book from which I learned to read. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Write to us in the Comments section or on our Facebook page. Jodie Jorgensen rated it it was amazing Jan 07, An important part of the method Webster taught for spelling was to divide a word into its sounds, or syllables. If they learned another language, he said, it should be a living language such as French, Italian, Spanish or German. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

The speller immediately became a best seller. The blue-backed speller has been published continuously since under several titleswith nearly million copies printed. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Open Preview See a Problem?

Amazing Circus of Phonograms: If that makes sense. Kelly rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Dana rated it really liked it Aug 06, The way backec language was spoken was disconnected from the arbitrary rules of grammar and spelling taught in British textbooks.


People in different American states used different words, different spellings and different pronunciations.

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The Original Blue Back Speller

The Original Edition. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He also courted year-old Juliana Smith, sister to a speler governor, but she rejected him as too boring. By this time, Webster was a teacher. Modern Language Association http: University Press of America, He included a quote from its first leader, George Washington.