Jun 23, 2019 the source document of this text is not known. Puritans new england primer, noah webster s american spelling book, and the bible. Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book museum of the bible. Mcguffey s eclectic spelling book will pretty much take you from elementary grades through high school compacted all in one little book. Mcguffeys eclectic spellingbook by william holmes mcguffey. Mcguffey s eclectic spelling book includes a pictorial alphabet plus 248 individual lessons on spelling, grammar, pronunciation, abbreviation, usage and more. The original mcguffey eclectic progressive spelling book. Mcguffey s eclectic spellingbook by mcguffey, william holmes, 18001873. Mcguffey readers were a series of graded primers for grade levels 16. Spelling books 1 this is an inventory of the eclectic progressive spelling book, on an improved plan. Mcguffey, which is now, at last, again available to you. Eclectic school 9780880620000 by alexander h mcguffey and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices.
The first book is mcguffey s eclectic spelling book revised edition, american book company, new york, cincinnati, chicago, c. Please see this documents talk page for details for verification. I have my children write one selection daily for copywork or dictation. Also available from the same publisher are reprints of 19th century continue reading. Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book revised edition 1896. The original mcguffey eclectic progressive spelling book 9780880620000 by william holmes mcguffey. This is the revised edition ed in 1896 by american book company. I found it easier to use the actual books instead of reading them on a device or printing them out. Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of mcguffeys eclectic spelling book.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. This e book text has been shared by project gutenberg. The eclectic spelling book was designed to teach students the english language not since 1836, children have been delighted by the mcguffey readers exotic adventures, exciting stories. This ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. Several homeschool parentsteacher who have already placed much of the spelling lists on the spelling city website. There are 144 pages in the book and it looks as if some are missing. They contained stories of widely varied subject matter appealing to youngsters and taught religious, moral, and ethical principles that reflected both. They were widely used as textbooks in american schools from the mid19th century to the mid20th century, and are still used today in some private schools and in homeschooling.
Mcguffey s eclectic primer by william holmes mcguffey also a pdf version at 19th century school books ages 4 to 6, learning to read. Miami university libraries 1 the walter havighurst special. Antique school book 1896 mcguffeys eclectic spelling educational 1800s. We use mcguffey s eclectic readers for spelling and writing in addition to reading. Project gutenbergs mcguffeys eclectic spelling book, by w.
Mcguffey s second eclectic reader revised edition by mcguffey, william holmes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book classic reprint alexander h. Mcguffey s eclectic spelling book by mcguffey, alexander h. Mcguffey s first eclectic reader by william holmes mcguffey gutenberg text. Mcguffey s eclectic spelling book, revised edition. How to use the mcguffey progressive spelling book i have recently discovered how powerful the mcguffey speller is in teaching spelling. The editor of the readers was william holmes mcguffey. Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book the original classic. Mcguffeys first eclectic reader revised edition 1920. Jun 07, 2018 millions of his mcguffey readers, a series of textbooks focusing on spelling, grammar, and oration for primary school students, were sold between the years 1836 and 1960. Mcguffey s second eclectic reader by william holmes mcguffey gutenberg text.
He was born september 23, 1800, near claysville, pennsylvania, and moved to coitsville township, ohio, with his parents in 1802. Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book by william mcguffey. See more ideas about mcguffey readers, mcguffey, readers. Since 1836, children have been delighted by the mcguffey readers exotic adventures, exciting stories, beautiful poems, and funny fables. Sign up for academic associate s complete reading program now. Mcguffey s eclectic spelling book by mcguffey, william holmes, 18001873. Mar 24, 2005 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Source means a location at which other users can find a copy of this work.
Mcguffey, five volumes, book set, book collection, instant library, photo prop, bookshelf, staging 170422 purdywordsdesign 5. Moving from basic phonics, it progresses to lessons on syllables and then to advanced vocabulary worthy of a graduate student. If you go to rainbow resources site, they have a grade level assigned to each book. William holmes mcguffey mcguffey, william holmes, 18001873 mcguffey s eclectic primer, revised edition. You may copy it, give it away or reuse it under the terms of the project gutenberg license included with this ebook or online at. The spelling books were designed to precede the eclectic readers. We use the eclectic readers gold and blue set, and generally start with the primer in k, first reader for 1st, second reader for 23rd grade, third reader for 46, etc. The original mcguffey s eclectic progressive spelling book eclectic school series mcguffey s readers. This 1879 revised edition conforms to webster s international dictionary, and associates each lesson with some principle of sound, meaning, or accent. Oct 12, 2010 mcguffey s eclectic spelling book includes a pictorial alphabet plus 248 individual lessons on spelling, grammar, pronunciation, abbreviation, usage and more. The spelling words end halfway through the 3rd reader replaced by vocabulary words. This is an online version of a 19th century spelling textbook, and therefore any reference is used to serve for historical.
Several distinct lessons on pro punciation are given, and towards the close of the book nu merous lessons of difficult words in orthography have been introduced. Containing progressive lessons in reading and spelling 1853. Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book project gutenberg. Mcguffey eclectic spelling book lesson 1 part a youtube. Mcguffey readers are reprints of early 19th century eclectic readers and feature literary selections that are suited to the age level 1st through 6th grade and interests of students. May 07, 2011 mcguffey eclectic spelling book lesson 1 part a. Publication date 1879 publisher boston, ginn collection cdl. It is different from other methods in that the book is more of a recitation book than a book of words to spell on a spelling test. They teach reading through moral stories geared toward their original audience of white protestant americans.
But did you know that william mcguffey, a professor in the nineteenth century with a passion for education and the bible, wrote mcguffeys newly revised eclectic spelling book. Aug 29, 2016 mcguffey s eclectic spelling book lesson plan template and teaching resources. This companion volume was revised in 1879 to conform in orthography, pronunciation, and spelling to the latest edition of webster s unabridged dictionary. This antique hardcover book is a copy of mcguffey s eclectic spelling book. The project gutenberg ebook of mcguffeys first eclectic reader, revised edition, by william holmes mcguffey this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Mcguffey readers elementary school reading books britannica. There is wear, tear, aging, staining, writing, stamping and stickers. Mcguffey s family had emigrated to america from scotland in 1774, and they had strong opinions on religion and a belief in education. Mcguffeys first eclectic reader revised edition 1920 abebooks.
Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book wikisource, the free. Mcguffeys second eclectic reader revised edition by mcguffey, william holmes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Since 1836, children have been delighted by the mc. Mott media has republished the 1830s version of the mcguffey readers. Writing throughout, spine is separated at top, almost all pages are missing a small piece on the bottom as shown but still a nice antique school book from 1896. Mcguffeys eclectic spelling book by william holmes mcguffey.
This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by w. The project gutenberg ebook of mcguffeys first eclectic. Please see this document s talk page for details for verification. Mcguffey readers, formally mcguffeys eclectic readers, series of elementary school reading books that were widely used in american schools beginning in the 1830s compiled 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. Although the covers show significant wear and separation from the first page,the rest of the book is intact. Project gutenberg titles by william holmes mcguffey mcguffey. Buy a cheap copy of mcguffeys eclectic spelling book by william holmes mcguffey. Mcguffeys eclectic readers free pdf downloads happy. Millions of his mcguffey readers, a series of textbooks focusing on spelling, grammar, and oration for primary school students, were sold between the years 1836 and 1960. His eclectic first reader and eclectic second reader were published in 1836, the third and fourth in 1837.5 123 801 878 856 1358 629 246 797 43 770 921 750 1171 688 1380 456 449 4 22 270 96 474 1395 704 1096 1121 1432 10 1575 1152 1024 273 1605 178 991 859 1174 442 331 1033 955 306 1496 970