Special Method In Geography From The Third Through The Eighth Grade

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byCharles Alexander Mcmurry

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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.1903 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI COURSE OF STUDY FULLY OUTLINED Third Grade--Home Geography Simple, primary types I. Building materials. Excursion to a house in process of construction. Outline. Foundation and floor plan. Draw plan. Work of excavation. Brick and stone masons. Basement windows, doors. Drainage, etc. The framework of the house; beams, joists, studding, rafters, siding, partitions. Plan of rooms. Heating, plumbing, gas-pipes, or wires for lighting. Water-supply. Connection with sewer. Door and window frames. Stairs. Floors. Plastering. Making of plaster; lime, sand, hair. Interior finish. Oak and hard woods. Varnishing. Chimneys, fireplaces. Plan of heating. Tinning, spouting, roofing. Painting, interior and exterior. Ingredients of paints. Tinting, decorating, papering, frescoing. Yard and lawn; walks, trees. Several excursions at different times in the process of constructing and completing a house are made. The observations made upon these trips are later fully discussed in the class room. The different kinds of trades and tools employed in the building are noticed, such as masons, carpenters, plumbers, painters, tinners, architect, plasterer, and decorator. The shops, quarries, and mills from which building materials are obtained, should be mentioned and located, e.g. the carpenter shop, planing-mill, tinshop, the stone quarry, the brick yard and kiln. The close dependence of all the different trades upon one another may be observed. The cost of materials and wages of men may be discussed to some extent. Frequent drawings on the blackboard to illustrate points discussed are helpful. 2. Excursions to a garden and farm. Visits to a near garden in springtime to note the turning of the soil, planting, and growth of vegetables, such as corn, onions, lettuce, radishe...

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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.1903 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI COURSE OF STUDY FULLY OUTLINED Third Grade--Home Geography Simple, primary types I. Building materials. Excursion to ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217557813

ISBN - 13:9780217557818

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