Household Arts and School Lunches

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byAlice C. Boughton

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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. 1916. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII HIGH SCHOOL LUNCH SERVICE Lunch at school offers a natural opportunity for students to get better acquainted with others in different sections and years, and to meet teachers outside the classroom. Here American and foreign children alike may learn social customs without embarrassment. Children of the rich are often sent to private schools where much emphasis is laid on training given in social usage at table. Poise and a gracious manner, real assets at home or at work, come only after long familiarity with the amenities of life. A school meal can contribute a part to this needed training of the young people in our public schools. The school can control the kind, quality, and cost of food sold and service given. It can make this business, supported entirely by students' money, an educational opportunity for every child in school by so planning the service that it becomes a practice course in spending. The educational program is based on the fact that everyone needs to know the relation of wholesome food to health, and of health to efficient living; the value to the body of various foods for repair and building of tissue or doing work; how soon and how quickly foods can be digested and utilized. To be of value, this knowledge must be used and the lunchroom is a fine place to try it out. Here children can form sane habits of eating. It is not enough for them to like wholesome food; they must learn to buy it and eat it, whether in school or out. Every time any one buys an article, he gets an idea about it in terms of its cost and use, its value, and quality. Manufacturers all know the worth of this repeated impression. They spend much money and take great pains to tell in persuasive and convincing tones how cheap and useful, valuable and fine, th...

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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. 1916. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII HIGH SCHOOL LUNCH SERVICE Lunch at school offers a natural opportunity for students to get better acquainted with ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021749143X

ISBN - 13:9780217491433

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