Jan 01, · The Dick and Jane readers have been one of my favorite books since I learned to read with them. My Children use these books and now I am getting them for my Great Grand Children to read the same stories that I read at their age/5(). Dick and Jane Series Found in Children’s Picture Books Millions of Americans remember Dick and Jane and now they’re back with classic readers and various formats. Sign me up to .
Dick and Jane Reading Collection (12 Volumes) Hardcover – Box set, January 1, out of 5 stars ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Box set, January 1, "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover/5(). William H. Elson was a co-author of the Dick and Jane Readers. Elson's previous reading series ("The Elson Basic Readers") were used as a foundation on which the Dick and Jane Series was built, yet The Elson Basic Readers are not part of the Dick and Jane Series.
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. Gray and former teacher and reading consultant Zerna Sharp, who believed that the “whole word” method was the ideal way to teach reading. I began reading using the Dick And Jane sight-readers: learning to read by rote memory and acquiring phonetics slowly. So when I became a father a couple of years ago, my old Dick And Jane reader was on my mind. A few months ago I bought this set of 12 hardcover Dick And Jane readers because my daughter is almost 3 y/5.
Dick and Jane Readers For nearly 40 years, from through about , more than 85 million American schoolchildren learned to read using the Dick and Jane readers that were part of a series published by the Scott Foresman Company. Jul 02, · It was during this time ('s) that Dick and Jane readers were first published. The method of these books was primarily geared toward the memorization of sight words, in a whole language fashion, with short sentences including rhyme and repetition.