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School readers

Title

School readers

Description

This collection is a small sample from the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library’s Australian Schools Textbook Collection, which comprises textbooks used in Australian primary and secondary schools. The full collection comprises over 20,000 titles and is considered to be of national significance.

The sample included here comprises a selection of daily lesson books, teaching companions, school readers, spelling, poetry, composition and grammar books dating from between 1849 to 1937. An educational text on ANZAC day published in 1916 is a highlight of this collection.

More samples from the Australian Schools Textbook Collection can be found in Fusion Online Exhibits in the Geography textbooks, History textbooks, Nature textbooks, Australian school textbooks collections.

Subject

School textbooks and education

Items in the School readers Collection

The School paper for classes V and VI
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The school paper for class IV
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The School paper for class III
Published for the Victorian Education Department.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Daily lesson book : for the use of schools and families, no. 3 / joint editors, Henry Dunn, [and] John Thomas Crossley
Ferguson no. F5032.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Anzac Day 25th April, 1916
Comprises the April 1916 issue of 3 separate editions of 'The school paper ...': for classes V and VI; for classes III and IV; and, for classes I and II.At head of added t.p.'s: Department of Public Instruction, QueenslandOriginal held in Deakin…

The Western Australian readers Book III
"With numerous illustrations"Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook CollectionContact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Fourth reading book : for the use of schools
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

Fourth reading book of the Commissioners of National Education, Ireland
At head of title: Published under the sanction of the Education Department, Victoria.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

The royal readers No. 4
On cover: "Victoria" in embossed letters.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

Royal readers No. III
On cover: "Victoria" in embossed letters.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

Easy stories for Australian children : a junior reader of Australian history correlated with geography
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

The Federal spelling-book : matter and method for the teaching of spelling mainly through word-building and exercises in elementary composition
Part 1 (grade III., Victoria) -- Part II (grade IV, Victoria)Cover prices : pt. I 3d., pt. II 4d.Part I "For the pupil of average ability between the ages of 8 and 9 years", Part II "For the pupil of average ability between the ages of 9 and 10…

The Teaching of reading to infants : a guide to the method of the Progressive primer series
Index on inside back cover.Whitcombe & Tombs job no. G2099.Cover price: 1/9.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

First infant reader
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

At the wicket gate
Open file in large view BookReader

The Adelaide poetry books No. III
"Poems for children"Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

The Adelaide readers : book 1
For children.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

First reader
Literary editor, R.F. Irvine; art editor, D.H. SouterOriginal held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Australian Schools Textbook Collection

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