1869 copyrighted text. The author is credited as having a Master of Arts and as the author of "Practical Grammar of the English Language." A grammar textbook written for beginning and advanced students. Part one consists of model oral lessons, on subjects such as naming things, action-words, and word-picturing. Part two covers a more systematic arrangement of the classifications of grammar and includes questions and illustrative examples. Part three covers the properties and modifications of speech with models for parsing and analysis. Part two includes synthetic exercises, while part three has exercises in false syntax. Review questions are used. The Schultz Archive's copy is roughly the complete text.
Text may be from 1875. The author is credited with a Master of Arts degree as as the author of Elementary Grammar and Practical Grammar of the English Language, and of the Grade-School Readers. A series of progressive lessons to teach third and forth grade students to express thoughts accurately and concisely and to criticize and avoid common inaccuracies. The work is an extension of the oral lessons from the author's Elementary Grammar. Grammatical terms are used sparingly. Students are provided with exercises in sentence making and composition. Some exercises give students words to arrange, while others use a few words, an illustration, or an object to spur composing. In addition to chapters on the parts of speech, the text also contains chapters on observation and description, writing from memory, changing verse to prose, and letter writing. The Schultz Archive copy is roughly the complete 80 page text.
1869 copyrighted text. The author is credited with a Master of Arts and as the author of Practical Grammar of the English Language. This elementary grammar is designed for both beginners and more advanced students. Part one of the text consists of model oral lessons, illustrating methods of elementary instruction in language culture. Part two develops ideas through intelligent questioning and appropriate illustration in a systematic manner, including synthetic exercises. Part three further covers the parts of speech with models for parsing and analysis of complex and compound sentences as well as rules of syntax and exercises in correcting false syntax. It aims to teach students to detect and correct inaccuracies. The Schultz Archive copy is roughly the complete 160 page text.
Revised 1880 edition of the original 1869 copyrighted text. The author is credited as having a Master of Arts. A grammar textbook written for beginning and advanced students. Part one covers technical grammar, sentence-making, and composition. Part two covers properties and modifications of different parts of speech. Part three is punctuation. Exercises in false syntax, guiding questions for descriptions of pictorial illustrations, fill in the blanks for words and phrases, and parsing and analysis (with diagrams for mapping sentences). The Schultz Archive's copy is roughly the complete text.