The Instructor Volume 22

The Instructor Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...is John Smith, they ask, "How did you feel when the Indians were about to kill you?" "What did you tell the Indians about the compass?" and so on, until the answer is other pupil is "it." Another game is played somewhat like the old game of stage-coach. The pupils are given names of historical places and characters. The teacher or one of the pupils tells the story without giving the names, and each pupil announces his name as it fits into the story. As, "I went traveling and met the man who discovered America,"--the pupil who is named Columbus rises, says, "Christopher Columbus" whirls around and sits. "I went to the town where he was born," and the child named Genoa follows the example of Columbus, and so on. A paste that is cheap and convenient for schcolroom use is made by mixing seven teaspoonfuls of sugar with seven tablespoonfuls of flour, moistening this with cold water and then adding enough boiling water to make two quarts. Cook in a double boiler twenty minutes. a bit of corrosive sublimate the size of a pea or a few drops of oil of cloves or of lavender and it will keep as long as wanted. Freezing spoils it.--Rrr.r.rs, Washington. Your historical stage-coach is a fine game. I hope other teachers, seeing it, will think of some game, equally good, to share with us. We cannot have too many helps of this kind.--Piu=;sr1)1zN'r. even know if they have any talent for' singing. When I commenced school, only a few of my pupils had ever tried to sing, and I saw that a great deal of work would be necessary before we could accomplish anything in singing. I drew the scale on the board, and began by having each pupil sing the smle by himself (as best he could). until he...
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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,043g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936078
  • 9781236936073