Develops advanced vocabulary and thinking skills. Introduces some of the greatest English authors – Webster, Jefferson, Shakespeare, Johnson, Schiller and others. Students will read of Napoleon and Wilberforce, of Jesus and the Apostle Paul. They will ponder death, good and evil, the Bible, eternity, duty, and God. Elocution helps included. May be used at high school level, although some schools use it with good readers in junior high.
Author: William Holmes McGuffey
Age: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Grade: 9th, 10th, 11, 12th