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American educators, politicians, and parents have been fighting for a long time over the best way to teach children how to read. William McGuffey's phonics-based primers, which emphasized the sounding out of words by learning letter-sound associations, dominated American primary education from the middle of the c19 until the early c During the Progressive Era, some educators and social scientists began to believe that McGuffey's moralizing texts were too complex for young readers, and they argued for a simpler approach, one that used a carefully limited vocabulary and story lines that were more relevant to the lives of contemporary children. In particular, illustrator Zerna Sharp worked with the Scott, Foresman publishing company and with William Gray to devise a series of basic primers that would include his suggestions.

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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 These readers were used in classrooms in the United States and in other English-speaking countries for nearly four decades, reaching the height of their popularity in the s, when 80 percent of first-grade students in the United States used them. Although the Dick and Jane series of primers continued to be sold until and remained in use in some classrooms throughout the s, they were replaced with other reading texts by the s and gradually disappeared from school curricula. The Dick and Jane series were known for their simple narrative text and watercolor illustrations. Despite the criticisms of the stereotypical content that depicted white, middle-class Americans and the whole-word look-say method of teaching reading on which these readers are based, the characters of "Dick," "Jane," and their younger sister, "Sally," became household words.

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The story focuses on a married, middle-class couple who resort to robbery when the husband's employer goes bankrupt. In the year , Dick Harper Jim Carrey , an executive for a major media corporation called Globodyne, gets promoted to Vice President of Communications. However, while doing an interview on television on his first day, he learns that his CEO covertly sold 80 percent of his shares in the company through shell companies, and Globodyne is accused of "perverting the American dream" by presidential candidate Ralph Nader himself. As this happens, all of the company's stocks drop to zero, and everyone, including Dick, loses their jobs, savings, and pensions. Dick breaks the news to his family that night over dinner, but tries to assure them that he can find another job as vice president.
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