Programme 96. (The 96th term of work set since the Parents' Union School began.) L1
(May to July, 1923. September to December, 1923, in the Dominions.)
Parents' National Educational Union.
The Parents' Union School.
(Address: House of Education, Ambleside.)
Motto: "I am, I can, I ought, I will."
(He shall) "pray for the children to prosper in good life and good literature."--(Dean Colet).
FORM I. (A and B).
PUPILS' NAMES __________________________________________
In all cases the Bible text must be read and narrated without interruption.
A & B For Bible passages see Sunday School Lessons, by Dr. Paterson Smyth. (A.P.C.K., Vol. III., P.N.E.U. Office, 1/6): (a)Judges and I.Samuel, Part II., Lessons 7-14. (b) The Acts, Lessons 17-24. [Suitable parts from chapters in Judges 13,14,16; I. Samuel 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8; The Acts 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8.] In teaching, read the bible passages once and get the children to narrate; read the Lesson (Paterson Smyth) to bring the passag home to the children, adding comments if necessary. Children might use Bible Atlas (S.P.C.K., 1/-), The Children's Book of Prayers, by S.B. Macy (Longmans, 9d.).
Sunday reading (optional) :
A A Book of Golden Deeds, by Charlotte Yonge (Macmillan, 2/-), pp. 373-450. The Story of Lincoln(Nelson, 1/6).
B Mrs.Gatty's Parables from Nature (Dent, 2/-), may be used.
A & B Sidelights on the Bible, by Mrs. Brightwen (R.T.S., 3/-). The Wonderful Prayer,by G. Hollis (S.P.C.K., 2/6). The Winchester Hymns Supplement (Warren, Tunes 1/9, Words 4d.)
A A New Handwriting,* by M.M. Bridges (P.N.E.U Office, 5d. each card ; instructions 6d.):
card 1, lines 1 and 2; card 3, lines 1 and 2. Two letters to be mastered eah lesson. Teaher study instructions. Transcribe from reading books, and write words and short sentences from dictation.
B A "New Handwriting," card 3, lines 1 and 2; one letter to be mastered each lesson, teacher study instructions.
To be able to write, and print, letters and words from dictation as well as from copy (see Home Education , page 234)
BEGINNERS. -- Left-hand half of card 4 of The "New Handwriting"
A Pilgrim's Progress" (R.T.S., 9d., or, better 2/6), Part I., to "the Valley of Humiliation" Tales of Troy and Greece,* by Andrew Lang (Longmans, 4/-), pp. 45-92.
B Three Fairy Tales. Anderson's Fairy Tales or Grimm's Fairy Tales (both Oxford Press, 1/6, or Dent, 2/-), may be used. Three fables, Aesop's Fables (Murray, 2/6).
A Our Island Story,* by E. H. Marshell (Jack, 10/6). pp. 193-244. Mrs. Frewen Lord's Tales from Westminster Abbey" (Sampson Low, 1/6), pp.1-32
B Our Island Story, pp.45-93.
A Ambleside Geography Book, Book I.* (2/6), pp. 66-80, book II,*(3/-), pp.96-129: six map questions before reading letterpress, then reading and narration; no additional matter should be introduced. Philip's Atlas of Compartative Geography* (3/6). Children to be able to tell about what six places father and mother have visited. Pace nad make plans of the length and breadth of 4 rooms, 2 passages, 2 garden walks. Suitable test under "Guiding," or, P.U.S. Scouting, (see Parents Review, June, 1920.
B Ambleside Geography Book, Book I., pages 26-40. How the World Travels, by A. Methley (Guarder Darton, 2/-, pp.83-127. Describe and tell the bounderies of 6 fields.
Natural History (including work for the holidays).
A & B Keep a Nature Note-Book (P.N.E.U. Office, 6d., and see Home Education). Find and describe (a) six wild flowers; watch, if possible, and describe (b) ten birds, (c) five other animals. [Contryside Rambles, by W.S. Fernenix (Philip 2/6) may be used for special studies, January to March, and for reference]. See also "Guiding" tests in Nature Lore.
A Trees and Shrubs,*by Mrs. Fisher ("Eyes and No Eyes Series," Cassell, 1/3), pp. 38-80. Tommy Smith's Other Animals,* by E. Selous (Methuen, 2/9), pp. 65-184.
B By Pond and River, by Mrs. Fisher ("Eyes and No Eyes Series," Cassell, 1/-, Tommy Smith Again at the Zoo, pp.1-58 (Methuen, 2/9).
Picture Study (see Home Education for directions)
A & B Study reproductions of six pictures by Goya and Ribera* (PN.E.U. Office, 2/-, the set): teacher see notes in the Aprl No., 1923, of the Parents' Review
Teachers should use The Teaching of Mathematics to Young Children, by I. Stephens (P.N.E.U. Office, 6d.).
A Pendlebury's New Concrete Arithmetic (Bell), Year II.,* /5d.), Term III., or, A New Junior Arithmetic, by Bompas Smith (Metheun, 4/-), pp. 1-7, 8, 14, 15, 60-63, taking different examples. Tables up to twelve times twelve (five minutes' exercise in every lesson). Tables to be worked out in money thus: 9x7=63. 68 pence= 5s. 3d.
B Pendlebury, Year I., * Term II., to be worked with dominoes, beans, etc. Rapid mental work.
A Le Livre Rouge (Blackie, 3/-), pp. 36-49. Children to narrate. French Fables in Action, by V. Partington (Dent, 1/9), pp. 43-51.
B Illustrated French Primer, by Henri Bui (Hachette & Co., 2/6), pp.67-75; 1310197, inclusive. Words to be taught orally with pictures. Children to narrate The Children's Entente Cordiale, by L.M. Oyler (Jack, 1/6), Nos.27-32: Very Inacurate, yet very useful.
A & B Six wild flowers; six animals that you have been able to watch; scenes from your Tales, in brushwork. Memory drawings. Children should draw occassionally with brush or chalk from memory. Pencils should not be much used. For chalk drawing, milled blackboards (P.N.E.U. Office, 1/6 each) may be used. Paintbox with specially chosen colours and brush (P.N.E.U. Office 3/-). For outline drawing :What to Draw and How to Draw it (Skeffington & Son, 3/6).
A & B To recite a poem (each child may choose a different one), to learn two hymns, Psalms 23 and 47, and two suitable passages of 6 verses each from (a)I. Samuel, chapter 1. (b)The Acts, chapter 3. L.A, The Fairy Flute, by R. Fyleman (Methuen, 1/6), or The Golden Staircase, I.B, Paris I. or II., L.A, Parts III, or IV. Nelson, 4d. each).
A Poetry and book used for History, Geography, and Tales.
B Reading taught as in Home Education, using The Children's Letter Box* (2/6), together with Dickory Dickory Dock: The Children's Reading Box* (3/6). both prepared by Miss. E. Tetley (Jackson & Son), or, The Happy Reader, Part I. (Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 8d.).
or, Children who can read may use The Happy Reader, Part II., by E.L. Young (Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1/-), taught according to directions in preface, or The Little Brown Girl (Milford, 6d.).
A & B Child Pianist (Carwen & Son, 3/-), continue Teacher's Guide (revised edition, 7/6).
Programme of Schubert's music (to be heard), Parents' Review, April, 1923.
A & B Sonnes les Matindes (P.N.E.U. Office, 4/6), or, French Rounds and Nursery Rhymes (Augener, 2/6). A hymn.
A Ten Minutes' Lessons in Sight Singing (Curwen & Son, 2/6), lessons 7-11. Two English Songs: The National Song Book, edited by C. V. Stanford (Bosey and Co., words and voice parts 2/- each, complete with music 6/-).
B The Joyous Book of Singing Games, by John Hornby (Arnold, 3/6), or Songtime, edited by Percy Dearmer (Curwen, 4/6).
A & B The Joyous Book of Singing Games (see above), or, Rhythmic Games and Dances, by Florence Hewitt (Longmans, 3/6). Syliabus of Pysical Training (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1/6), four Tables. Teacher see pages 161-163. British Marches for Schools, by Martin Shaw (Evans, 4/6). Students take House of Education Drill.
A & B Help in house or garden. See also "Guiding" tests. Claymodelling, by H. Unwin (Longmans, 4/6): Make 6 models. Little Girl's Sewing Book; The Little Girl's Knitting Book (R.T.S., 2/- each). Teachers will find Suggestive What shall we make, by M. La Trobe Foster (C.M.S., 1/-). Help the "Save the Children Fund" (29, Golden Square, Regent Street, London).
A Paper Modelling, by M. Swannel (Philip & Son, 3/6), Series i., 6-10.
B Paper Folding, by H.G. Paterson (P.N.E.U. Office, 2/6), (materials 8d.), modles 9-16, and two other original models on the same lines.
All children should spend two years in Form I.A. In the second year the should read their own books and sometimes write narration. Classes in the second year of I.A. might be called "Upper I.A"
N.B. 1.-- In home schoolrooms where there are children in A as well as B, both forms may work together, doing the work of A or B as they are able.
N.B. 2. -- Each child is A should have a copy of all books, etc., marked * and a set of the Pictures and materials. Our copy of the other books is sufficient. The books from "Recitations" onwards are advisable but optional.
N.B. 3 -- For methods of teaching the various subjects see House Education, 5/6 (P.N.E.U. Office).
N.B. 4--All books, etc. may be obtained from the Secretary of the P.N.E.U., 26, Victoria Street, London, S.W. 1, as well as exercise books bearing the school motto (ruled single, double lines and squares), 6d. each, and Cambridge paper for the Examination 1/- for 4 quires (not less; special clipped book post envelopes, 4d. for 3. Also the School Bade (Silver, 4/6, metal, 9d.), School Hat Band (2/6), and Ribbon (2/3 a yard) Ties (1/- cotton, 2/9, silk). Badges stencilled in washing clours on pale blue linen may also be obtained (4 1/2 d. unmounted, 6d. mounted). For P.U.S blazers see P.R., January, 1923.
N.B. 5--Members are particularly asked to follow the notes under Our Work in the Parents' Review.
N.B. 6 --This Programme is for Members of the School only and must not be lent. Specimen copies of old Programmes can be obtained by members from the Secretary, House of Education, Ambleside.
N.B. 7 --All letters re School and Programmes, except book orders, should be sent to Ambleside. The enclosed Order Form for books should be used. Members are asked to send the School Form direct to Ambleside. P.N.E.U. subscription, money for books, etc. , should be sent to the London Office.
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