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Mcguffey's First Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition, by William Holmes Mcguffey

Revised Edition

Dog

Mcguffey's FIRST READER.

LESSON 1.

Running dog

the dog.

the dog ran.

LESSON 2.

Cat

the cat. the mat.

Is the cat on the mat?

the cat is on the mat.

LESSON 3.

Man with glasses writing at a desk

the man. A pen.

the man has a pen.

Is the pen in his hand?

It is in his hand.

LESSON 4.

Hen watching a rat

A fat hen. A big rat.

the fat hen is on the box.

the rat ran from the box.

Can the hen run?

LESSON 5.

Girl chasing dog with hat in his mouth

See Rab! See Ann!

See! Rab has the hat.

Can Ann catch Rab?

LESSON 6.

Girl with dog

Ann can catch Rab.

See! She has the hat.

Now Ann can pat Rab.

Let me pat Rab, too.

LESSON 7.

Boy feeding a hen

Ned has fed the hen.

She is a black hen.

She has left the nest.

See the eggs in the nest!

Will the hen let Ned get them?

LESSON 8.

Three children, boy seated, boy standing with large top hat- followed by girl adjusting the hat

Let me get the black hat. Now Ned has it on his head, and he is a big man.

Come, Nat, see the big man with his black hat.

LESSON 9. REVIEW.

pat catch has left hat can

black eggs Rab Ann fed get

Ned is on the box. He has a pen in his hand. A big rat is in the box.

Can the dog catch the rat?

Come with me, Ann, and see the man with a black hat on his head.

the fat hen has left the nest. Run, Nat, and get the eggs.

SLATE WORK.

Script Exercise:

the cat ran. Ann ran.

the man has a hat.

LESSON 10.

Girl holding eggs

Do you see Nell?

Yes; she has a pan with some eggs in it.

Let me have the pan and the eggs, will you, Nell?

Has the black hen left the nest?

I will now run to catch Rab. Will you run, too?

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