Grammar for children


  • Intro

    Children become bored when learning grammar or spelling rules, and so publishers are always on the look-out for fresh ways to present this material. In the early 19th century, coloured illustrations and rhyming poetry became popular, as illustrated here by The Infant’s Grammar. Entertaining books such as this were chiefly intended for home use, to reinforce more serious teaching at school.



    On these pages


    The various parts of speech are presented as guests at a party. On these pages we see the arrival of the adjectives and the pronouns. The rhyming verses are carefully constructed to incorporate several examples of each, printed in block capitals.



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