A Quiz Manual of the Theory and Practice of Teaching

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byAlbert Plympton Southwick

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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. 1888. Excerpt: ... the language of your parents, the sooner the matter is settled by a judicious stand, the better for the sake of all, and especially your own welfare. The attempt to indulge in too set forms of speech--one for the schoolroom and the other for the "world"--can not be too much decried. 173. As there is no royal road to learning, in general, so there is no one method for teaching language so pre-eminent that it may be regarded as the test method. It is, however, strikingly manifest that those teachers secure the most satisfactory results who work in accordance with methods of their own arranging; who are not mere imitators, but intelligent executors of methods which they have thoughtfully devised. 174-As one of the objections made strongly against the "rote" parsing (characterized by some as "senseless memorizing") of "John is a noun, singular number, masculine gender," etc., and yet as it is absolutely necessary that a knowledge of the properties of the various parts of speech should be held by the pupil, there can be used "outlines," similar to the following, and given as slate-work or produced on the blackboard: For the Substantive. Species. Class. Sub-class. Person. Gender. Number. Declension. Case. Construction. For the Verb. Species. Class. Sub-class. Voice. Mode. Tense. Conjugation. Person. Number. (. Construction. 175. Closer attention on the part of the pupils to the technicalities of language. The work being before the eyes of all--blackboard outlining is preferable--a spirit of emulation is aroused between the members of the class, resulting in growing accuracy, daily. They will not withstand the criticism of their associates. 176. First, it enables all the class to be reciting at the same time. Second, it impresses the relations of words by seeing...

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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. 1888. Excerpt: ... the language of your parents, the sooner the matter is settled by a judicious stand, the better for the sake of all, and espec...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217308902

ISBN - 13:9780217308908

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