McFadden Language Series

McFadden Language Series

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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: ...lines, with a narrow walk between. The street is so wide that there are two such lines on each side of it. Over the sides of the wagons hang carrots, beets, spinach, pie-plant. The soil on the roots is still damp. The wagon wheels still carry bits of country mud. These vegetables were pulled last night. Perhaps they were grown inside the city limits. They were hauled downtown before the sun rose this morning. The gardener now stands handling his vegetables and talking to a grocer's buyer. Women go about with big baskets, V, buying onions and cabbage for their dinners. At twelve o'clock the sale stops. Grocers' wagons hurry ofi to their stores. Gardeners are driving home to get another load ready for the next day. At the sides of the street the commission men in their stores are ready to sell these vegetables to small groceries. Read again the first sentence. Then find how many sentences in the paragraph add something to the thought expressed there. Notice the order of telling each point in the description. Study the description for dictation as follows: Find the word that tells the size of the gardens; that describes the wagons; the lines; the walk; the soil; the baskets. Learn to write the words showing ownership; a group of words expressing the time of day. Notice how these words are used: two, our, there is, there are, ofi', their. Notice the use of capital letters and commas. Learn to spell the words in italics. After you have written the story from dictation, correct your work. Make an outline for this description, and reproduce it. In another lesson, you may use this as a model and describe some interesting street or place you know about. 112. A STORY TO TELL The words in italics in this story are often used...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975278
  • 9781236975270