Special Method in Geography for Third and Fourth Grades by Charles Alexander McmurrySpecial Method in Geography for Third and Fourth Grades by Charles Alexander Mcmurry

Special Method in Geography for Third and Fourth Grades

byCharles Alexander Mcmurry

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II. Geography For The Fourth Grade. In the fourth grade we desire children to become acquainted with the Mississippi valley. Before entering upon the full discussion of this field of study we will state briefly the chief controlling ideas that are to guide us. 1. The principal movement is from home outward.--It is constructive-or synthetic. Beginning with topics in the home state we advance into the surrounding states till the whole great valley has been compassed. It will be assumed that a few lessons have been previously given to the geography of the world as a whole, to the continents and oceans, and more particularly to North America and the United States. It is expected also that throughout the study of the Mississippi valley in fourth grade the children will have the map of North America and of the United States much before them, and will survey often the relations that bind different states, cities, etc., to the whole country and even to the world. But the essential burden of work will be laid upon a successive treatment of topics specially characteristic of the Mississippi valley. 2. A full treatment of twenty important typical subjects.--Instead of scattering our forces over a multitude of topics, all of more or less importance in this region, our plan is to concentrate attention upon a very few chosen topics, thus gaining time for an adequate and instructive treatment of them. Since they are types, the meaning attached to them will be found wide reaching. Incidental to them, it is believed that the important facts of geography will be acquirea. 3. Causal relations.--The causal relations which bind together different geographical topics will be regarded as very significant, and as a key to a right understanding and interest. 4. Comparis...
Title:Special Method in Geography for Third and Fourth GradesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217998801

ISBN - 13:9780217998802