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John Heywood's New Educational Works. JOHN HEYWOOD'S MANCHESTER READERS. A NEW series of books of rudimentary instruction for elementary schools of all grades and classes, specially prepared to suit the requirements of the New Code, and affording the most efficient instruction in Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic, for the various standards of examination.
The Reading and Spelling Lessons are on an entirely new principle, differing essentially from those in other Readers. In the Primer or Elementary Reader, simple narrative in monosyllables is the chief feature, the lessons in spelling and reading being graduated on a system based on the sounds of the vowels, commencing with the short and more simple sounds, and then passing on to the long sounds and complex combinations of diphthongs and consonants. In the First Book, adapted to Standard I., the same system of gradation is observed, leading by degrees to the more difficult monosyllables, interspersed with dissyllables. In the advanced books the attention of the learner is directed to word-building, or the construction of groups of words from single roots, with the relative meanings of the words thus constructed. The Reading Lessons will be found to be in every way interesting to the pupil, and at the same time calculated to impart much useful knowledge, and to inculcate right princ ples.
Writing Lessons are given in the Primer and First Book. In the former they are desi ned for practice on the slate with a slate pencil, the letters and figures being in white on a black ground, similar to those which the pupil produces on his slate, and which his teacher produces in chalk on the black ground, thus giving to the pupil examples which he may copy in exact fac-simile the appearance of the copy and his writing on the slate being the same. In the First Book the models are in black letters on white ground, the pupil using this book being considered capable of copying from such.
The Lessons in Arithmetic in each book will be found specially adapted to the different standards.
An entirely novel feature is the introduction of Drawing Copies for slate-work-a most useful auxiliary to the study of writing. A pleasing change is thus introduced into the school work, a means afforded of arousing anew the attention of a class beginning to flag, and a step taken towards the introduction of a knowledge of the first principles of art into elementary schools. In the advanced standards the copies, although designed for slate practice, may, of course, be used for drawing on paper.
The MANCHESTER READERS are printed in clear type, on good strong paper, and issued in a stout binding, calculated to resist, as far as possible, the wear and tear of every-day use in elementary schools.
Size-Poolscap 8vo. PRIMER, or ELEMENTARY READER
64 pages, price 4d. FIRST BOOK, adapted to Standard I.
6d. SECOND BOOK,
. 8d. THIRD Book, Standard III.
10d. FOURTH BOOK, Standard IV. 192
ls. FIFTн Воок, Standards V. & VI. 224
ls. 2d. Key to the Lessons in Arithmetic-Primer, First and Second Books, in cloth, ls.
Key to the Lessons in Arithmetic, in Books 3, 4, and 5, cloth, ls,
Manchester: JOHN HEYWOOD, 141 and 143, Deansgate :
EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT. 141. Deansto
Latin. Latin Language. One of the “Extra Subject" series of Class Books
for Standards IV., V., & VI. of the New Code. By DR. SNAITH and H. MAJOR, B.A. In Three Parts. Fcap 8vo. Price 3d. each. Complete, price 9d.; or cloth limp, Is. (Part I. ready. Part II. in the Press. Part III. preparing.)
Political Economy. Political Economy, One of the “Extra Subject" Series of Class Books
for Standards IV., V., and V. of the New Code. By Dr. SNAITH and H. MAJOR, B.A. In 'Three Parts. F'cap 8vo, price 3d. each. Complete, price 9d., of cloth limp, ls.
Religion. The Child's Bible Expositor. By S. E. SCHOLES. Especially adapted
for Private Schools, Families, and Sunday School Teachers. Second
Edition. F'cap 8vo, price ls. Bd. Scripture Reading Book; Containing selected lessons from the Scrip
tures, with short notes connecting some of them together. By ti Rev. R. ADAMS, M.A., Rector of St. Thomas's, Cheetham, Man
chester. F'cap Svo, cloth, price 1s. 6d. (In the Press.) Manual for Sunday School Teachers. Containing a Series of Simple
detailed lessons on Old and New Testament Narratives, and Bible Precepts and Emblems. Prepared by A, PARK, F.E.I.S., M.C.P
Crown 8vo, price 28, 6d. A Handbook for Teachers of Infant Schools. By the Editor of
*" Holy Thoughts." Ficap 8vo, price lg. 6d. Handbook for the Sunday School: A Manual of Suggestions for the
Clorgy, Superintendents, and Teachers, upon the various Details of
chester. Price 6d,; or cloth limp, 8d. Handbook of Graduated Questions upon the Church Catechism.
By the Rev. R. Adams, M.A., Kector of St. Thomas's, Cheetham..
Manchester. F'cap 8vo, cloth limp, price 6d. The Exodus of the Israelites out of Egypt, with other subjects,
Illustrative of Scripture, Explained." By EDWIN HEYCOCK, Author
of “The Kings of the East.”Second Edition. Crown Svo, price 6d. The Prophetical History of the Church and the World, from the
Revelations of Ezekiel and Daniel. By EDWIN HEYCOCK, Crown 8vo. Samson Defended. With an Explanation of his History, as an Alle. gory. By JOSEPH WILSON. Crown, Svo, price 3d. Prayers for Sunday Scholars and Children. Compiled by the Rev.
J. A. ATKINSON, M.A., Rector of Longsight. Dedicated, by permission, to the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Manchester. Price One Half
penny; or, 3s. per Hundred. Prayers for Adults. Compiled by the Rev, J. A. ATKINSON, M, A., Rector
of Longsight. Dedicated, by permission, to the Right Rev. the Lord
Bishop of Manchester. Price One Halfpenny: or. 3s. per Hundred. The Church Catechism. Authorized Text. 32mo, One Halfpenny. The Church Catechism in Verse. Price One Penny. Scripture Conundrums, Mental Pictures, &c., in Verse. Price 6d. Religion. See also Bowes's “Palestine” (under Geography).