Pathway Readers First Grade Set

Pathway Readers First Grade Set

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Ages: 6-7

Grades: 1st-2nd

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Product Code: 480-015

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Timberdoodle's Review
Many years ago, when our children were beginning readers, we used the Pathway Readers to successfully monitor and encourage an ongoing reading program.

Designed to be used in Amish classrooms, these basal readers are solidly wholesome, with none of the fantasy that is commonplace in both Christian and secular readers. If you are weary of the brashness that is evident in readers with contemporary story lines, you'll find these a refreshing alternative.

Here the children are expected to obey their parents, respect their teachers, ask forgiveness when they do wrong, and humbly submit to the discipline of those in authority! Yet they still enjoy life!!

Because the Amish don't use electricity, you won't find stories dealing with the latest in films, computers, or TVs. Instead, the stories are centered around farm life, with horse auctions, harvests, and LARGE families. We have compared these books to several home school basal readers and have found that they are more challenging in the lower grades and infinitely more interesting. With simple typesetting and a few black-and-white sketches, these hardback books are not splashy, but are lovely in their simplicity.

Please note: written decades ago, some of the discussion of consequences in these books may have an alarming sound when read in today’s context. As always, be prepared to discuss with your child any passages of concern.
This is a set of three readers:
  • First Steps
  • Days Go By
  • More Days Go By

  • Publisher's Information
    Pages: 468 total
    Binding: Hardcover
    Copyright: 2004, 1975
    Publisher: Pathway
    Made In: USA
    Consumable: No
    Workbooks included: No (We have not found them necessary.)
    Faith-Based: Yes

    Awards and Endorsements:
    2012 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards First Place

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