|Title||Think-And-Do-Book (cover) |
|Author||Gray, William S. (William Scott), 1885-1960; Monroe, Marion, 1898-1983 |
|Publisher||Scott, Foresman and Company|
|Publisher Location||United States--Illinois--Chicago |
|Publication Date||1940 |
|Notes||A workbook for children with instructions to the teacher on each page. Each page is perforated and is meant to be torn out and used by the student as a worksheet.|
Created to accompany the pre-primers "We look and see, " "We work and play, " and "We come and go" in the Dick and Jane series of readers.
Printed on the cover: "Pre-primer program: The basic readers"
The cover depicts Spot the dog, Puff the cat, and Tim the teddy bear.
|Contextual Notes||The Dick and Jane series was used in the United States to teach children to read from the 1930's to the 1970s and relied on sight reading and repetition. When studies increasingly supported phonics as a more effective method of learning to read, the series became less popular. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Reading (Elementary) |
Primers (Instructional books)
|Digital Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Digital ID Number||CHL0756 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Children's Historical Literature Collection |
|Physical Description||80 p.: illustrated; 30 x 22.5 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original book at 400-600 dpi in TIFF format using a ScanMaker 6800, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2008. |
|Exhibit Checklist||Exhibit checklist 6.19 |