# Education By Doing; Occupations And Busy Work For Primary Classes: occupations and busy work for…

## byAnna Johnson

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...in observation and work. Now let the children find all the right angles in the room. Let them place their slates at right angles with the desk, floor, or wall; also place their arms at right angles with their bodies, thus testing in every possible way to fix it in their memories. When this is mastered, close the knife a little and ask the children to form the same with their sticks. Call attention to the size. Is it larger or smaller than the right angle? Give the term acute or sharp. Let them repeat, "An angle smaller than a right angle is called an acute angle." Lead them to see that acute angles may be of different sizes so long as they are less than a right angle. Let them make these in all positions and sizes, and find similar ones in the room. Then open the knife further than half-way, again refer to size, and give the term obtuse or blunt. Have them repeat, "An angle larger than a right angle is called an obtuse angle." Have them make the obtuse angle in all positions and sizes, and find any there may be in the room. Now have the children place their sticks, so as to form two right angles,;four right angles,----; one obtuse and onea cute angle, /; two find the same positions in objects in the room. This will teach them to observe closely. For a review in angles, have the children use the sticks to form all the large letters of the alphabet composed of straight fines. Have the children find all the angles in each letter, tell what kind, and how many of each. EXERCISES WITH WIRE TO TEACH CURVED LINES. Provide the children with short pieces of stiff, yet pliable wire. Ask them what they can do with their wires that they could not do with their sticks. possible TOR SECOND YEAR. Ask them to bend their wires in different...
Title:Education By Doing; Occupations And Busy Work For Primary Classes: occupations and busy work for…Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217206271

ISBN - 13:9780217206273