The American Word Book: Graded Lessons in Spelling, Defining, Punctuation, and Dictation (1897). by Calvin Patterson 22 December 2008.
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Pa'tients, persons under medical treatment. Elu'sive, tending to escape. Illu'sive, deceiving by false show. Precedent, something that may serve as an example. Pres/ident, one who presides; the chief executive. For'merly, of old; in past time. Formal Ly, in a formal manner. Sta'tion Ary, not moving; fixed.
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Heidi Thomas, an Endorsed SWR Trainer, dictates 2 spelling words from The Wise Guide Section A to a young student. Often times, young children do better writing their words on a white board or in a salt box than in a log book. This video was taken during the first week of spelling dictation. Because the child is just learning the dictation process, the teacher guides him to respond.
Dictation - The Wedding Feast - Part 1. Normal - Listen. Your browser does not support the audio element. Dictation Text - The Wedding Feast - Part 1. A father one day asked his two daughters, "What is the sweetest thing in the world?" "Sugar," said the older girl. Salt," said his youngest daughter. Her father thought she was making fun of him, but she wouldn't change her mind. He was so angry that he threw her out of the house, saying, "As you think that salt is sweeter than sugar you had better find another home where the cooking is more to your taste.
It however maintained its ground, and its reputation has been gradually extended and established, until it has become the principal elementary book in the United States. In a great part of the northern States, it is the only book of the kind used; it is much used in the middle and southern States; and its annual sales indicate a large and increasing demand.