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Page 32 - THE WORK TO BE DONE During the first year the work should comprise: (1) careful drill in pronunciation; (2) the rudiments of grammar, including the...
Page 26 - The Old Testament, comprising at least the chief narrative episodes in Genesis, Exodus, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Daniel, together with the books of Ruth and Esther; the Odyssey, with the omission, if desired, of Books I, II, HI, IV, V, XV.
Page 25 - The first object requires instruction in grammar and composition. English grammar should ordinarily be reviewed in the secondary school ; and correct spelling and grammatical accuracy should be rigorously exacted in connection with all written work during the four years. The principles of English composition governing punctuation, the use of . words...
Page 30 - The Coming of Arthur, The Holy Grail, and the Passing of Arthur The selections from Wordsworth, Keats, and Shelley in Book IV of Palgrave's Golden...
Page 26 - Finally, special instruction in language and composition should be accompanied by concerted effort of teachers in all branches to cultivate in the student the habit of using good English in his recitations and various exercises, whether oral or written. LITERATURE The second object is sought by means of two lists of books, headed respectively reading and study, from which may be framed a progressive course in literature covering four years.
Page 25 - ... in the secondary school ; and correct spelling and grammatical accuracy should be rigorously exacted in connection with all written work during the four years. The principles of English composition governing punctuation, the use of words, sentences...
Page 25 - It is advisable that subjects for this work be taken from the student's personal experience, general knowledge, and studies other than English, as well as from his reading in literature. Finally, special instruction in language and composition should be accompanied by concerted effort of teachers in all branches to cultivate in the student the habit of using good English in his recitations and various exercises, whether oral or written.
Page 28 - Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in The Spectator; Franklin's Autobiography (condensed); Irving's Sketch Book; Macaulay's Essays on Lord Clive and Warren Hastings; Thackeray's English Humourists; selections from Lincoln...
Page 28 - Spectator (about 200 pages). Boswell: Selections from the Life of Johnson (about 200 pages). Franklin : Autobiography. Irving: Selections from the Sketch Book (about 200 pages), or Life of Goldsmith. Southey : Life of Nelson. Lamb: Selections from the Essays of Elia (about 100 pages).
Page 29 - The Rape of the Lock. A collection of English and Scottish Ballads, as, for example, some Robin Hood ballads, The Battle of Otterburn, King Estmere, Young Beichan, Bewick and Grahame, Sir Patrick Spens, and a selection from later ballads.

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