A History of the McGuffey Readers
Through the development of the school system and curriculum, there have been a handful
of books critical to developing childrens reading skills, but none have had so much fame and
influence as the McGuffey Readers.
What are McGuffey Readers?
a. School books used to teach children on the Western frontier, who often were
illiterate because of a lack of access to good schooling
b. Became more and more advanced with each level (4 levels total)
c. Most popular school
Draw the plot line and give an example from a story that you read in class.
SERIES OF EVENTS
CONSIDER THE FOL
Sharing Holes by Louis Sachar
I read Holes by Louis Sachar to a group of children that I babysit for a friend. The
novel doesnt have illustrations except for the front cover, so I summarized the entire
story and followed it by reading an excerpt from t
a. Figurative language
c. Unusual vocabulary
d. Rhythm, rhyme, and repetition
e. Point of view
a. Where the story takes place
b. How is time indicated by the author?
c. How setting affect