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Page 18 - English academic studies which are taught in secondary schools, especially the natural sciences in their application to mechanics, manufactures and agriculture; but the ancient or modern languages and music shall not be taught therein except by direction of the superintending school committees having supervision thereof.
Page 317 - English Grammar. Revised 80 A thorough course for review and the mastery of principles and detail. Sanford and Brown's English Grammar 70 Uses the new uniform nomenclature and has rich illustrative material. COMPOSITION Buhlig's Business English 1.10 Spelling, punctuation, oral English, letter writing, and business practice. Duncan, Beck and Graves's Prose Specimens 1.00 Selections illustrating description, narration, exposition, argumentation, and persuasion. Gerrish and Cunningham's Practical English...
Page 122 - We have no sense of responsibility in regard to their pleasures and continually forget that amusement is stronger than vice and that it alone can stifle the lust for it. We see all about us much vice which is merely a love for pleasure "gone wrong...
Page 317 - Examples in syntax, accidence and style, for criticism and correction. LITERATURE Heath's English Classics. Prices range from 50 to .25 About 100 volumes covering literature for high school reading. Send for list. Hooker's Study Book in English Literature .' . . . 1.00 A handbook to accompany the appreciative study of the greater writers. Howes's Primer of American Literature .50 A brief, satisfactory account of the facts of American literary history. Howes's Primer of English Literature .50 The...
Page 18 - ... the state, but those only who shall pass a proper examination in arithmetic, spelling, English grammar, reading, writing, geography, and United States history. 3. It shall have regular and orderly courses of study, embracing all the branches prescribed by the state high school board, and requisite for admission to the collegiate department of the state university, and an optional English or business course in addition thereto or in lieu thereof. 4. It shall be subject to such rules and regulations,...
Page 97 - Cited from The Kentucky High School Quarterly, July, 1915, p. 17. "From a paper read before the High School Section of the Cal. Teach. Assn., Oakland, Dec. 30, 1913. is to be made, it must come ' ' in the materials and processes of education with special reference to the changing conditions in the physical and mental characteristics of those to be educated. Here lies the fundamental fact to be considered first of all where any movement is undertaken for reform.
Page 242 - Now just what part is a foreign language to play in conducting this exchange? Simply this, that he who already has and can use intelligently the foreign coin need not go to the exchanger. For him the coin will not be subject to the exchanger's usury. . . . For those who master a modern tongue there is direct and intimate contact with growing, throbbing, intellectual life. Here live the arts, the constructive abilities, the politics, the religion, and the ethics of a contemporaneous national group....
Page 317 - Meiklejohn's The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature $1.25 A compendious and scholarly treatise for general courses. GRAMMAR Allen's Review of English Grammar for Secondary Schools 60 Such a course as is recommended in the college entrance requirements. MacEwan's The Essentials of the English Sentence .75 A review preparatory to teaching or to the study of rhetoric. Meiklejohn's English Grammar. Revised .80 A thorough course for review and the mastery of principles and detail....
Page 18 - A high school shall be a graded school maintaining twelve grades of work with at least two teachers devoting their entire teaching time to the ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grades...
Page 102 - The justification of the usual single course for all children has usually rested on a profession that democracy should afford an equal opportunity to all; but inasmuch as children of this age differ so markedly in ability, interests, and ambitions, democracy is fair only if it offers to each pupil what will advance him in his peculiar development. The persistence of the traditional organization of the upper grades results in an annual loss of an impressive army of children, none of whom will contribute...