Sally dick and jane books

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Our Big Book: Dick & Jane

Dick and Jane books were the predominant readers in public schools from the s through the early s. The books were created by educator Williams S. To understand the phenomenon of Dick and Jane, it is helpful to have a little background on the books that preceded the series.

Dick and Jane

Gray and May Hill Arbuthnot. Chicago et al: Scott, Foresman and Co. Dick and Jane stories plus many others by a variety of authors. Illustrated in color on every page. Chicago: Scott Foresman Dick and Jane stories illustrated in color by Corrine Boyd Dillon.

Look! Dick and Jane Are Back In a Hardcover 12-Book Set

Published by Chicago Scott Foresman Seller Rating:. About this Item: Chicago Scott Foresman First day at school, the big umbrella, Sally helps, the snow party. For home schoolers, this contains the guidebook for Our New Friends at the front of the book. Erased notations still visible title page, school stamp fep, few spots eps, edge wear, corners bumped, binding rubbed. Illustrated by Keith Ward.

Once a beloved teaching tool, Dick and Jane was later denounced as dull, counterproductive, and even misogynistic. A former teacher from Laporte, Ind. Gray with an idea that would change the face of American literacy. So Sharp proposed a collection of short stories that would each introduce a handful of new words. And—critically—these characters would appear in simple illustrations designed to help connect a given word with its definition. Gray loved the concept.

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