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allowed American answer attention become begin called capital carry chapter child clear clearly Club complete conversation copy correct correct forms correctly course criticism definite dictation directed dramatizing drill effective efforts Encourage errors especially exercise experiences expression fable fairy feel give given grow habit ideas important individual insist interest keep kind language learned lesson letter look marks means memorizing merely mind mistakes mother names necessary once opportunity oral original paragraph perhaps period picture play poem possible practice preparation punctuation pupils pupils read questions quotation reason repeated reproduce sentence speak speech spell stanza statement story suggestions Supplementary sure taught teach teacher tell things thought tion told tree understand whole words write written
Page 262 - In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the tree, Or hear the grown-up people's feet Still going past me in the street. And does it not seem hard to you, When all the sky is clear and blue, And I should like so much to play, To have to go to bed by day?
Page 194 - Monday's child is fair of face/ Tuesday's child is full of grace/ Wednesday's child is full of woe/ Thursday's child has far to go/ Friday's child is loving and giving/ Saturday's child works hard for a living/ But the child that is born on the Sabbath Day/ Is bonny, and blithe, and good, and gay.
Page 176 - You are in the china closet!" He would cry, and laugh with glee It wasn't the china closet; But he still had Two and Three. "You are up in papa's big bedroom, In the chest with the queer old key!
Page 157 - Whenever this chapter is completed, whether at the end of the third or at the beginning of the fourth year...
Page 229 - ... Mark; the Use of the Comma with Noun of Direct Address First read the story with the children. Let it be read so well that the children can readily understand what is meant when their book tells them (p. 204) that "an exclamation mark is placed after every sentence expressing sudden strong feeling." The story contains two new forms of punctuation that must stand as types to the pupils: (1) the use of commas to separate the name of the person ad203 dressed from the rest of the sentence ; (2) the...
Page 136 - To secure this perfect understanding, supplement, if necessary, the questions in the pupils' book with questions that will bring the most detailed and definite answers possible. Your questions, at first, must be as definite, as this : Is any one speaking? (Insist on the answer " yes " or "no.") Who is speaking? What does he say? Put your fingers around what he says. What do we call those words ? What marks are around them? Point to those marks and tell their name. What mark is used to separate the...
Page 51 - I and the sweet cherry tree ; The bird told the tree, and the tree told me, And nobody knows it but just we three. But of course the robin knows it best, Because he built the I shan't tell the rest ; And laid the four little somethings in it I am afraid I shall tell it every minute.
Page 164 - I won't;" and the pig said, " I won't." "When she came back with the flour, she said, "Who will make this flour into bread?" The rat said, "I won't;" the cat said, "I won't;" and the pig said, " I won't." The little red hen said, " I will, then;" and she did. When the bread was done, the little red hen said, " Who will eat this bread ?" The rat said, "I will;" the cat said, "I will;" and the pig said, "I will.