Aldine Language Method, Part Three (volume 3); A Manual For Teachers Using The Third Language Book

Paperback | January 18, 2012

byFrank Ellsworth Spaulding

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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. 1917. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER ONE STORIES This chapter illustrates the purpose and general method of the whole book. It begins with examples, not with rules. Some simple characteristics of good stories--those general characteristics that make stories good--are pointed out and studied. Then follow brief, interesting exercises in which the pupil writes stories of his own and tries to give them interest, movement, and climax. I. Three Tests of a Good Story (i) The story of the book critic presents in an interesting way. the three essentials of stories that interest children. They wish the stories they write to be'interesting, hence they must observe these essentials. Children, like grown people, tend to accept the words of the printed page passively. Such passive acceptance leads to no strong individual initiative. If you wish your pupils to apply the boy critic's three tests of a story actively, intelligently, and definitely, in judging any story they may read, or in writing any original story, they must accept these tests actively and apply them aggressively. They must know that these three tests are imperative. Several periods may be spent profitably in reading short stories and applying these three tests. Have the children bring in short stories and read them aloud in class. Give chief attention to the stories that the pupils like. Let them determine whether each passes the three tests. Does any story please that does not meet these tests? II. The Beginning or Introduction of a Story (2) This is an oral exercise. Throughout the book, oral exercises generally precede written exercises on the same subject. The former prepare for the latter. The questions asked in this exercise are only suggestive of the many questions that will be raised by teachers and pupils in discussing the...

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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. 1917. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER ONE STORIES This chapter illustrates the purpose and general method of the whole book. It begins with examples, not wi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217162738

ISBN - 13:9780217162739

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