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6 edition of The McGuffey Readers found in the catalog.

The McGuffey Readers

Selections from the 1879 Edition (The Bedford Series in History and Culture)

by Elliott J. Gorn

  • 252 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Bedford/St. Martin"s .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • 1800-1873,
  • McGuffey, William Holmes,,
  • Readers,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9435856M
    ISBN 100312133987
    ISBN 109780312133986

    The McGuffey Readers just happened to have been composing a blurb about that very thing to go on this web site took a special interest in them this year after purchasing a little paperback book entitled McGuffey and His Readers, Piety, If you have any questions about the curriculum please call. The latest revision of the McGuffey Readers, five books, was prepared and published by the American Book Company in , under the same general direction as the revision of ; but the actual work [57] was done by Dr. James Baldwin who was the author of the Harper Readers and of Baldwin's Readers. Even in this latest edition there are in the.

    The McGuffey Readers were known as "America's schoolbooks" for over years. Created in the s for the one-room schoolhouses popping up as the country moved westward, they have been used to teach language arts, including reading, writing, spelling, and even speaking. The McGuffey's CD is designed to be a printing curriculum. In case of torn or damaged pages, the books are easily reprinted. This also allows for easy use over multiple children. The entire collection of McGuffey's Readers now available on CD for only $ and your satisfaction is guaranteed. If unhappy just return within 30 day's, and we.

    If Rev. McGuffey were teaching today, he'd still focus on godly content that promotes moral growth and a well-developed mind! Introduce your children to his 19th-century classics, which stress phonics, memorization, and progressive vocabulary building. Students begin with the alphabet and one-syllable words in the Pictorial Primer and by high school they're learning about Napoleon and 5/5(2). The McGuffey’s Readers Set contains the original Christian content. Approximate grade levels are listed for each of the books; however, since reading is best taught individually, how the child progresses through the series will depend on the reading skills of the student.


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The McGuffey Readers by Elliott J. Gorn Download PDF EPUB FB2

McGuffey Readers, formally McGuffey’s Eclectic Readers, series of elementary school reading books that were widely used in American schools beginning in the s. Compiled by educator William Holmes McGuffey, the McGuffey Readers helped to standardize English language usage in the United States and not only reflected the moral values of the country in the 19th century but also shaped them.

Product details Grade Level: 4 - 6 Hardcover: pages Publisher: Wiley; 1st rev. edition (May 4, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 99 customer ratings /5(). The McGuffey Readers are among the best known schoolbooks in the history of American education, having sold more than million copies since Cited The McGuffey Readers book The most influential books in the history of American education, The McGuffey Readers not only taught reading skills and classic literature but also imparted idealized middle class virtues to /5(1).

: McGuffey Series (McGuffeys Eclectic Readers Series) (Boxed teachers ed) 8 vols. (): William Holmes McGuffey, McGuffey, William Holmes: Books/5(27). Product details Series: McGuffey's Readers Hardcover: 60 pages Publisher: Mott Media (August 2, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates /5(36).

: McGuffey Series (McGuffeys Eclectic Readers Series) (): William H. McGuffey: Books/5(43). THE MCGUFFEY READERS Ina small publishing company called Truman and Smith based in Cincinnati, Ohio, became interested in the idea of school texts.

Truman and Smith began scouting for an eminent educator who could create a series of readers They happened upon Rev. William Holmes McGuffey. A series of books prepared principally by William H.

McGuffey, a midwestern teacher, and designed to teach reading to schoolchildren. The series began to appear in the s. It was widely used in the nineteenth century and is still used by some schools today. McGuffey readers are a famous series of textbooks widely used [about million copies sold!] in the USA between the 's and 's to teach reading.

They are still used today in homeschooling and a few private schools. "Welcome to the schoolroom of The moral tone is plain. McGuffey s First Eclectic Reader Book Summary: The tried and true McGuffey's First Eclectic Reader develops basic reading comprehension skills for children as young as five all the way to adults learning to read.

Using stories, word lists, phonics charts, and 19th-century illustrations, it. William Holmes McGuffey (Septem May 4, ) was an American professor and college president who is best known for writing the McGuffey Readers, one of the nation's first and most widely used series of textbooks.4/5.

The McGuffey Readers are a must-have for every homeschool library. These educational classics were written in and were used in most school rooms and homes for more than years. They have such rich literary value and teach children moral lessons, unlike. William Holmes McGuffey (Septem – May 4, ) was an American professor and college president who is best known for writing the McGuffey Readers, one of the nation's first and most widely used series of textbooks/5.

Out-of-print for over years, the original McGuffey's Eclectic Readers are considered educational classics. These books are world renowned for their teaching of 5/5(8).

William Holmes McGuffey and His Readers Two of the best-known school books in the history of American education were the 18th century New England Primer and the 19th century McGuffey Readers.

Of the two, McGuffey’s was the most popular and widely used. It is estimated that at least million copies of McGuffey’s Readers were sold between andplacing. McGuffey Readers were written for 19th century one-room schoolhouses. Now with instructions for Charlotte Mason methods, they work for home-schools, too.

Skip to content. McGuffey's Readers - Hardback Cover - 7 books The original version of the fabled reading instruction books which for three-quarters of a century were used by four-fifths of all American school children. Some million sets were sold.

The original, Christ-centered McGuffey Pictorial Reader that thousands of schoolchildren once grew up on, this classic book retains the flavor of the era. Pen and ink illustrations accompany large, clearly set text, with selections of poetry and prose of moral tendency.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of McGuffey's First Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition, by William Holmes McGuffey This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at e Size: 7MB.

What About the McGuffey Readers? I just happened to have been composing a ‘blurb’ about that very thing to go on this web site. I took a special interest in them this year after purchasing a little paperback book entitled McGuffey and His Readers, Piety, Morality, and Education in 19th-Century America by John H.

Westerhoff III.McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book: Sincechildren have been delighted by the McGuffey Readers' exotic adventures, exciting stories, beautiful poems, and funny fables.

This companion volume was revised in to conform in orthography, pronunciation, and spelling to the latest edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. At this point, I stepped in and taught my daughter to read using "Noah Websters' Blue Backed Speller" and "McGuffey's Readers." "McGuffey's Readers" are a delight.

I read the books cover to cover and loved every single story contained therein. These two literary tools [the Readers and the BB Speller] were how America learned to read for years.5/5(5).