Primary Object Lessons

Primary Object Lessons

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...voice by ascending the scale from one to three and five at each three numbers: (1) one, (3) two, (5) three, (l) four, (3) five, (5) six, (1) seven, (3) eight, etc. DEVELOPING IDEAS OF THE HUMAN BODY. Lessons on the human body form a good introduction to the study of natural history of the animal creation. They are thus adapted to carrying out the principle of starting from the known to teach the unknown. "Children should be somewhat familiar with their own frame; they ought to have correct ideas on that which so intimately concerns themselves. The subject is also ever present, requiring nothing for its illustration other than that which is common to all. Such lessons will furnish opportunity for correcting any vague and imperfect notions which the children may have acquired, for supplying them with a vocabulary of expressive terms, and for giving them such an acquaintance with their own organization as may make it a standard for comparison with that of other animals, thus preparing them to understand many wonderful details in the modification and adaptation of the organs of animals to their peculiar habits, propensities, and localities." In conducting these lessons, care should be taken not to be too minute. The simple outlines of their various forms and obvious uses, also the natural dependence of one upon the other, embrace the chief points which should be presented. LESSON I. DISTINGUISHING THE PRINCIPAL PARTS OF THE BODY. Let the teacher call upon children to imitate her as she points to the different parts of the body, at the same time repeating the name of the part; as, head--face--forehead--eyes--ears--nose--mouth--neck--shoulders--trunk--sides--back--arms--hands--legs--knees--feet. Next, the teacher may name the part and request...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236515609
  • 9781236515605