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A History of the McGuffey Readers

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Published by Echo Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Literary Criticism : General,
  • History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8411733M
    ISBN 101406838128
    ISBN 109781406838121


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A History of the McGuffey Readers by Henry H. Vail Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A history of the McGuffey readers, the bookish books 5(15). The McGuffey Readers book. Read reviews from worlds largest community for readers. The most influential books in the history of American education, The 5. Rev. William Holmes McGuffey had already planned a series of readers and had published his first reader.

This first reader of introduces children to McGuffey's ethical code. The child modeled in this book is prompt, good, kind, honest and truthful. This first book contained fifty-five lessons. The McGuffey series of readers included stories, poems, essays, and speeches.

The McGuffey Readers became cornerstones in establishing Americas moral values. Although the books were not overtly religious, they did stress religious values and emphasize moral lessons intended to develop students into good citizens.

For more than a century, the Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Guide to the McGuffey Readers, written by Sherry Hayes: This valuable guide to the McGuffey Readers was written by a home school mom of 15 children and includes the history and philosophy of the McGuffey Readers along with some practical helps and charts.

Click on link for a pdf copy of the guide. McGuffeys brother wrote the Fifth Reader ina Spelling Book inand a Sixth Reader in The term eclectic referred to the books reading selections chosen from a wide variety of sources. McGuffeys Readers Between andMcGuffeys sold over one hundred million copies, resulting in.

A history of the McGuffey readers Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Share to Twitter. Share to Facebook. Share to Reddit. Share to Tumblr. Share to Pinterest. Share via email. readers, mcguffey, books, cincinnati, reader, publishers, hcguffey.

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American Revolutionary War. Anarchism. Animal. Animals-Domestic. Animals-Wild. Page 12 - I cannot but wish the teachers had made us bound the States less, and solve fewer puzzles in 'position' and the 'cube root' and made us commit to memory the whole series of the McGuffey Eclectic Readers.

The memory that comes from these far-away pages Author: Henry Hobart Vail. McGuffey Readers, formally McGuffeys Eclectic Readers, series of elementary school reading books that were widely used in American schools beginning in the ed 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.

History Comparison of the Readers. The first two McGuffey Readers were originally published in A year later, the Third and Fourth readers were printed; these were "improved and enlarged" in In a higher reader was added to the series which was then named McGuffey's Rhetorical Guide. During the four books then.

First edition. 1st. 93 p. "This special Bicentennial edition honors William Holmes McGuffey, America's greatest educator. The book covers family history from the time of his grandfather's arrival in the country in It tells of his serving in the Revolutionary War, and later settling in Washington County in western Pennsylvania where William.

McGuffey's New Fourth Eclectic Reader. Written by William Holmes McGuffey. Cincinnati, Van Antwerp, Bragg, and Co, " x " Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections. University of Minnesota Libraries.

McGuffeys Readers helped set the standard for the appropriate behavior for a successful and healthy society. The stories in the readers were intended to teach not just moral standards but the growth of character as well.

While the New England Primer of the 18th-century used a hellfire and brimstone approach to teaching morality, McGuffeys had a distinct Calvinistic flavor and. Origins.

The predecessors to the Dick and Jane primers were the phonics-based McGuffey Readers, which were popular from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, and the Elson Basic Readers.

William Scott Gray (), director of the Curriculum Foundation Series at Scott, Foresman and Company and dean of the University of Chicago's college of education, co-authored with William H.   A History of the McGuffey Readers. THE BOOKS. Before me are four small books roughly bound in boards, the sides covered with paper.

On the reverse of the title pages, two bear a copyright entry in the year ; the others were entered in They are the earliest editions of McGuffey's Eclectic Readers that have been found in a search Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.

inunctionof Bycustomandundersanctionoflawcertain studiesarepursuedinthecommonschoolsofevery ng,reading,writing,arithmetic,geogra- phy,history,grammar. A History of the McGuffey Readers - Kindle edition by Vail, Henry Hobart.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A History of the McGuffey Readers5(15).

McGuffey Readers were a series of graded primers for grade levels They were widely used as textbooks in American schools from the midth century to the early 20th century, and are still used today in homeschooling.

The editors of the Readers were brothers William Holmes McGuffey and Alexander Hamilton m created the first four readers and Alexander McGuffey. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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, McGuffeys was the most popular and widely used. It is estimated that at least million copies of McGuffeys Readers were sold between. The Man Behind The McGuffey Readers. One of the best known text books in the history of the American school system is the McGuffey Reader.

Some estimates put the number of these books sold between and at over million copies. This places it in a category alongside Websters Dictionary and the Bible for number of copies ted Reading Time: 5 mins.

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The A ll-American book series Throughout the history of the United States it's safe to say that no series of books has ever embodied the vision and beliefs of early America better than the McGuffey Readers.

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Ship This Item - Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. Sign in to Purchase McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader- The McGuffey Readers were America's primary school books for over a century.

This edition of the Fourth Eclectic Reader features the complete original text from the edition, including dramatic stories, vintage illustrations, phonics-based reading instruction, and. Immediately download the McGuffey Readers summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching McGuffey Readers.

The flattering success of McGuffey's Revised Readers, and the inquiry for more primary reading matter to be used in the first year of school work, have induced the Publishers to prepare a REVISED PRIMER, which may be used to precede the First Reader of any well arranged series.

The method pursued is the same as that in McGuffey's. A History of the McGuffey Readers by Henry Hobart Vail. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player.

Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today. One of the most famous American Book Company publications is the series of McGuffey's Readers; the collection includes several editions of these readers dating back to The series also includes wall posters, flash cards, and writing slates.

William Holmes McGuffey revolutionized public education in the 19th century with his McGuffey Readers, which taught nearly every president as Author: Jess Mchugh.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(7).