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The New England primer improved

The New England primer improved

or, An easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading: to which is added, the Assembly"s Shorter catechism.

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Published by Published and sold by Griggs & Dickinson in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Readers (Primary),
  • Catechisms, English

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWestminster Assembly (1643-1652).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1119.A1 N5 1810z
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6238444M
    LC Control Number57053511


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Cotton's Catechism by Westminster Assembly (). Shorter catechism; Cotton, John, Pages: THE NEW ENGLAND PRIMER The New England Primer was a textbook used by students in New England and in other English settlements in North America.

It was first printed in Boston in by Benjamin Harris who had published a similar volume in London. It was used by students into the 19th century.

Over five million copies of the book were sold. The New-England Primer Improved: for the more easy attaining the true reading of English: to which is added, The Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's Catechism. Boston, Printed by Edward Draper, sold by John Boyle, The New-England Primer was probably first published about The New-England Primer Improved for the More Easy Attaining the True Reading of English: To Which Is Added the Assembly of Divines, and Mr.

Cotton's Catechism by John Cotton it was ok avg rating — 1 rating — 7 editions. OCLC Number: Notes: 8th ed., 1st revision, cf. G.P. Winship's Notes on a reprint of The New England Primer improved, for the year The New England Primer: Improved, for the More Easy Attaining the True Reading of English: to which is Added The Assembly of Divines, and Mr.

Cotton's Catechism John Cotton Joel Munsell, - Catechisms - 80 pages/5(12). Notes on a reprint of the "New-England primer improved": for the yearfor the more easy attaining the truth. Book Overview The New England Primer was the first textbook ever printed in America and was used to teach reading and Bible lessons in our schools until the twentieth century.

In fact, many of the Founding Fathers and their children learned to read from The New England Primer. First introduced into American education in by Benjamin Harris, The New England Primer was "the beginning textbook for students; until it.

The early history of the New England Primer, America's most famous Schoolbook, is one of the most complex of bibliographic problems, tied up as it is with a more than usually elusive seven-teenth-century printer. So much has to be supplied from conjec-ture, and File Size: 7MB. Winship, G.P. Notes on a reprint of the New England primer improved Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy has the peculiarities of arrangement, dates, etc., ascribed by Winship to the 3rd edition, first revision and is quarterbound in early sheepskin with blue paper over original wooden :   The New England Primer was the first reading primer designed for the American Colonies.

It became the most successful educational textbook published in 18th century America and it became the foundation of most schooling before the s. In the 17th century, the schoolbooks in use had been brought over from England/5. NEW ENGLAND PRIMER. NEW ENGLAND PRIMER. The New England Primer, first published aboutcombined lessons in spelling with a short catechism and versified injunctions to piety and faith in Calvinistic fundamentals.

Crude couplets and woodcut pictures illustrated the alphabet, and the child's prayer that begins "Now I lay me down to sleep" first appeared in this book. The New-England primer improved for the more easy attaining the true reading of English to which is added The Assembly of Divines, and Mr.

Cotton's Catechism. Published by Printed by Edward Draper, at his Printing-Office, in Newbury-Street, and sold by John Boyle in Marlborough-Street in : The New-England primer improved. For the more easy attaining the true reading of English.: To which is added, the Assembly of Divines, and Mr.

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The book which he recalls from his London poorhouse schooling, which must have taken place some time around the late s, presumably had much in common with later extant pedagogical publications by Benjamin Harris: The Protestant Tutor, first printed in London inand The New England Primer, which was printed in Boston in numerous.

The New-England primer improved: for the more easy attaining the true reading of English.: To which is added, the Assembly of Divines catechism. Early on the Bible was used as a text book for learning to read as well as learning morals. A new school text book, was published in and became the standard text book for the next + years.

This text book was the New England Primer. It taught the children to read, at. The alphabet emblems are the most famous feature of the New England Primer.

Short poems as a way to teach the alphabet extends as far back to at least the sixteenth century. For example, in a tract entitled "Alphabetum primum Becardi" has a little rhyme for each letter.

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New England Primer, famous American school book, first published before Its compiler was Benjamin Harris, an English printer who emigrated to Boston. This was the book from. Remind yourselves and your children of what children used to be taught in America.

This small New England Primer is reproduced here with The Assembly of Divines and Mr. Cotton's Catechism. 5' x '. The New England Primer (Contemporary Alphabet) () by David Barton/5(3). Language: English Media Type: Books Source: Rare Book Department Bibliography: The New-England primer, improved, or, An easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading:|bto which is added, the Assembly's catechism (Newark [N.J.]: Benjamin Olds, [i.e.

Creation Year (Single Year or Earliest Date): Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The New-england Primer Much Improved. Containing a Variety of Easy Lessons FO at the best online. The New England primer, enlarged and improved: or, An easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading adorned with cuts, also the catechism PEA1 N5 The New-England primer, improved, or, An easy and pleasant guide to the art of reading: to which is added the Assembly's catechism.

Cotton, John, The New-England primer: improved for the more easy attaining the true reading of English: to which is added The Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's catechism (Aledo, Tex.: WallBuilder Press, ), also by Westminster Assembly (). Shorter catechism (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

The primer fulfilled the purposes of Education in New England, where Puritan colonists stressed literacy as conducive to scriptural study. For about fifty years, this eighty-page booklet, four and a half by three inches in size, was the only elementary textbook in America, and for a century more it held a central place in primary education.

primer 1 (prĭm′ər) n. An elementary textbook for teaching children to read. A book that covers the basic elements of a subject.

[Middle English, devotional manual, from Norman French, from Medieval Latin prīmārium, from neuter of prīmārius, first, from Latin, from prīmus; see prime.] primer 2 (prī′mər) n. A cap or tube.

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It was first printed in Boston in by Benjamin Harris who had published a similar volume in London. It was used by students into the 19th century. Over five million copies of. The answer is The New England Primer, was an early method to teach young children the English language.

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