The prose is a little dated (at least in the volumes I have) and if you are convinced that gender stereotypes (girls playing with dolls and boys playing baseball gasp!) will scar your child then look elsewhere, but you will not find a better way to build reading confidence at an early age and reinforce basic phonics than the Dick and Jane series/5(). Invariably, the Dick-and-Jane narrative is identified with its simple "See Spot; see Spot run" directives. While the mother is imitating—purposely or otherwise—the Dick-and-Jane sentence structure, the larger lesson for students here is that they too can get caught up in primer prose.
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 get more news about Children’s books. Please make a selection. Sign up. . (Elson-Gray Basic Readers) The original Dick and Jane series was the idea and creation of Zerna Addis Sharp, (known as the "Mother" of the Dick and Jane Series). William S. Gray, (known as the "Father" of the Dick and Jane Series), was a co-creator and the main author of this series. William H. Elson was a co-author of the Dick and Jane Readers.
I bought the Dick and Jane Reading Collection for him. This was the series that I learned to read with many years ago. The words used in the series are basic sight words that he will need to learn, and there is so much repetition that it didn't take him long to /5(). May 21, · Dick and Jane are the two main characters created by Zerna Sharp for a series of basal readers written by William S. Gray to teach children to read. The characters first appeared in the Elson-Gray Readers in and continued in a subsequent series of books through the final version in
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