Teachers' Manual to Accompany Frye's Geographies

Teachers' Manual to Accompany Frye's Geographies

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...road material and for building purposes, yet yielding valuable marl, potter's clay, etc. Illustrations almost without number can be given to show that the age of land is one of the most important factors in all geographic study of surface, yet the text of the Complete Geography recognizes the fact that the work must be made easy and that only the simpler and broader ideas of age can now be given to pupils. In addition to the topical study of this lesson, have pupils read the small-type notes and describe the pictures. Topics: Work of swift rivers, widening of valleys, young lands, middle-aged lands, old lands. 17. Flood Plains and Deltas. This subject presents two simple forms of land that support more than one half the human race. Are they not worthy of a place in a geography? Flood Plains.--By this term is meant simply the low lands that are overflowed by streams in times of flood or when the streams run fullest. Flood plains are often called river bottoms or bottom lands. They are covered with silt or sediment left there by the rivers. Before teaching this lesson the teacher should fill up with the subject; and it will doubtless prove helpful to read about the great flood plains described in the Complete Geography, as follows: Amazon, page 59; Ganges, 71; Mackenzie, 50; Mississippi, 51; Nile, 90; Orinoco, 61; Rhine, 85. See also the pictures of flood plains, as follows: Ems, page 13; Mohawk, 43; Rio Grande, 47; Mississippi, 49; Patagonian, 61; Yellow river, 69; Rhine, 59. Surely no teacher who reads of these wonderful regions and studies the pictures can for one moment question the great value of leading pupils to learn how such plains are formed! Try to show a flood plain in the school district, even though only a little meadow which...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571762
  • 9781236571762