- McGuffey's Second Eclectic Reader?
- Americas Founding Principles for Youth - Level C.
- Fim de Império (Portuguese Edition).
- William Holmes McGuffey.
I highly recommend it. Great stories with great morals, as well as great lessons. Two ladies clubs donated these McGuffey Readers, to be used in a historical school house.
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These are replacing the ones that have been in use since the school reopened in Children will be enjoying them for the next 25 years, during their visit to what school was like in the late s and early s. Yet another great purchase from Amazon. A sincere thank you to both Amazon and the ladies' clubs who donated them. This is available in the public domain and you can get it in pdf format with images.
In this kindle book, which I purchased today, there are no images; I was hoping it did have images that's why I took a chance. But if you just want text, it's fine.
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The essentials of McGuffey's life and a detailed analysis of the various editions of the Readers are in Harvey C. Elson, in Guardians of Tradition: American Schoolbooks of the Nineteenth Century , contrasts the McGuffey series with other texts. See also Richard D. Mosier, Making the American Mind: Ruggles, The Story of the McGuffeys Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; London: Associated University Presses, Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.
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Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. He was graduated from Washington and Jefferson College in , having meanwhile taught in rural schools, and became professor of languages at Miami Univ. He remained at Miami until he became president of Cincinnati College. He later served as president of Ohio Univ. McGuffey believed that an obvious result of a cultivated mind is a wide vocabulary. And the best way to cultivate a wide vocabulary is to learn words in their context, as in studying the important ideas and noble thoughts presented in the Readers.
These principles produce the education that shaped American character, particularly in the West, for over one hundred years. It's the kind of education the majority of Americans want and need today. 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 constituting the series were adapted, labeled "Newly Revised" and the Rhetorical Guide was annexed as the McGuffey Fifth Reader. Ten years later the entire series was made over and issued in six books. These were then called the New McGuffey Readers.
From until the books remained substantially unchanged; but in , the books were revised again—these were extensively used for more than a quarter of a century. The Mott Media editions we carry are fascimiles the original editions, but we often get used reprints of the editions as well. The books labeled "Christian School Edition" are simply paperbacks of the editions, reprinted in the s.