Language and Composition by Grades; A Handbook for Teachers

Language and Composition by Grades; A Handbook for Teachers

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...raves--of bleached. Tell what you think is the meaning of "The wild waves reach their hands for it." What picture does the first stanza create in your minds"! Describe the scene suggested in the second stanza. What does scud mean"! Why are the clouds called sullen? VVhat other words tell of the coming storm"! Read in the third stanza'the lines which show the friendship between the bird and this little girl. What is the meaning of drapery?--of scans? What other word might the author have used instead of stanch? 1 Used by permission of Houghton Mifliin Company. How does she manifest her sympathy for the little sandpiper in the last stanza"! Read the last two lines; what truth does she set forth in them! Let us close our eyes and try to see the picture of the old lighthouse. Was it a lonely life"! Is there any line in the last stanza that shows Celia was happy"! There are four stanzas in this poem. You should learn all of it. Reproduction 238. This subject may cover a wide range, but in general the selection should not be of great length. Among those which may be given pupils of this grade are: A book I have read. The description may apply to the ' whole book, to a part that especially appealed to the reader, or to a character that was much admired by him. Reproduction of a poem read to the pupils. This may ' not be interesting to them unless it has the thread of a story running through it. "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" is a good example; and while it takes considerable time to read it, the written account need not be lengthy. Reproduction of poems read by the pupils. This will require care on the part of the writers not to use the exact wording of the selections. The necessity for...
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988191
  • 9781236988195