The book I read was "Noah Webster, A Man Who Loved Words." It was written by Elaine Cunningham.The book has twelve chapters.
The book has 176 pages in it.This book is a very good book.I would recommend it to anyone my age.The book was kind of sad also.
- Thesis Statement
- Structure and Outline
- Voice and Grammar
In the beginning of the story, Noah is five.He was always eager to learn.Noah could not wait to learn.
When he could go to school, he was so excited.One thing that was upsetting to Noah was that the older boys could only go to school during the cold seasons. On the first day of school, Noah was expecting to learn to read.They didn't, so Noah was upset.
Once Noah was ten, he had to work on the farm.By then, Noah knew how to read and write.Noah read the books he borrowed from the priests. When Noah was fifteen, he went to college.He was really excited because there were teachers to meet, books to read, and lessons to learn.
Noah was going to go to Yale University.The day he finally left, Noah was sad about leaving his family.His father helped him unpack.
Noah's roommate was Oliver Walcott.In June of 1776, Noah got a letter from his father saying that there was going to be declaration of independence for the country from Great Britain.The letter also said there was going to be war. For the second year of college everyone was talking about the war.Noah wanted to help fight the British.A few days later, Noah got really sick.Noah had smallpox.Luckily, Noah got better really soon.
In 1778, 21 year-old Noah graduated from college.Noah wanted to be a lawyer but he had no money or a job.Finally, Noah applied to be a teacher for the winter terms.His students loved him dearly.
He enjoyed teaching.Noah promised a spelling book for his students.Still the students worked hard to please their school master.
By 1781 Noah was a junior esquire attorney at law.He studied and studied.All that studying helped Noah.He mastered all the law books in his friend's library.He passed the examination to become a lawyer and still no job.So Noah decided to return teaching.
The Revolutionary war was still continuing.New York City was still captured.When school opened in the summer Noah taught reading, writing, literature, geography, vocal, music, and English.In September, Noah received a Master of Arts degree.
Later, Noah was falling in love.Her name was Rebecca Padre.He asked her to marry him.Two people had already asked her to marry and Noah was upset.When he got home, he heard the British surrendered.
He was really happy again. When Noah was 24, he started a school.After school, Noah worked on his book.He changed words to how he felt they should be.It was 1782 the speller was completed.No one was interested in it.
His collage friends decided to print it. But Noah had to pay for it.His friend Joe lent him 500.