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Early schools and school-books of New England

George Emery Littlefield

Early schools and school-books of New England

by George Emery Littlefield

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Published by The Club of Odd Volumes in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Textbooks -- Bibliography,
  • Education -- New England

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10609.
    ContributionsClub of Odd Volumes.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination354 p.
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13556083M
    OCLC/WorldCa11657101

    Early schools and school-books of New England. George Emery Littlefield Early schools and school-books of New England George Emery Littlefield This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries.   This catchy warning of childhood death comes from a little oak-bound book called the New England Primer. We have three of these books in .

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    The New-England Primer, the principal textbook for millions of colonists and early Americans. First compiled and published about by Benjamin Harris, a British journalist who emigrated to Boston, the primer remained in use for more than years. Although often called “the little Bible of New. The institute reader and normal class-book: for the use of teachers' institutes and normal schools, and for self-training in the art of reading Creator Cole, William H., fl.


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Genre/Form: Bibliography Bibliographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Littlefield, George Emery, Early schools and school-books of New England. McGuffey Readers, formally McGuffey’s Eclectic Readers, series of elementary school reading books that were widely used in American schools beginning in the ed by educator William Holmes McGuffey, the McGuffey Readers helped to standardize English language usage in the United States and not only reflected the moral values of the country in the 19th century but also shaped them.

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Brownell Collection. The books most used in pursuing the studies were the New England Primer(first published circa ), Dixon's The English Instructor(first published in ), Dillworth's A New Guide to the English Tongue(first published in ), and Webster's American Spelling Book(first published in ), which were considered the standard.

Throughout early America, books emphasized what was important to the people. The New England Primer, the horn book, and the catechism were included in the curriculum of the schools in order that the early colonists could propagate their religious teachings.

Early American textbook history In colonial America, education was often tied to religion. The New England Primer (), a beginning reader with religious and moral lessons, was used in the. 28 Jun Replaced old records with new updated records for most of the books found on the site.

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The New England Primer was the first reading primer designed for the American Colonies. It became the most successful educational textbook published in 17th century colonial United States and it became the foundation of most schooling before the s. In the 17th century, the schoolbooks in use had been Bibles brought over from England.

Set at a boys boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence.

What happens between two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of. SCHOOLS In early American church schools, private schools, and public schools, the Bible was used as a textbook as well as a devotional guide.

The 17th century founders of American society discerned in Scripture the patterns by which God directed the whole of human destinyHence, the methods and aims of. Not widely thought of as important, but it is the main school for women. It is used extensively for the first century of colonial development.

The New England Primer The New England Primer's Cover -- edition Basic Facts on the New England Primer I. Benjamin Harris publishes the first primer inwith a possible early edition in. ( views) A history of England and the British Empire by Arthur D.

Innes - The MacMillan Company, This work is intended to appeal to the general reader who finds less than he requires in the books written expressly for the use of schools. It ought to be of service to advanced pupils and their teachers, as well as to university and other.

William Holmes McGuffey was hired in the s by Truman and Smith, a Cincinnati publishing firm, to write school books appropriate for children in the expanding nation. His eclectic readers were graded, meaning a student started with the primer and, as his reading abilities improved, moved from the first through the sixth reader.

Type/format: Books. Dates: c onwards. Accrual policy: Open. Materials must be published in Britain, and intended for school use.

Location: Bedford Way Access Reference only. By prior arrangement with the Special Collections Librarian. Contact the Library Enquiry Desk in the first instance. Materials must be requested in advance, and can.A question and answer format book about life during the Mayflower voyage. ***Sewell, Marcia.

Pilgrims of Plimouth. (Macmillan, ISBN Order Online) Nonfiction. Grades 2+. Plymouth, Massachusetts, 's. With more historical accuracy than many picture books, Sewell tells of the daily life of the people commonly referred to as.

InJamestown was founded by the Virginia Company. Inthe Mayflower landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts. The books collected here detail the history of these and other early English colonists in of the titles also explore the experiences and contributions of Native Americans and women in colonial life.