Programme for Term 91 Form V and VI

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Form III and IV

Bible lessons
In all cases the Bible text must be read and narrated first.
IV and III
Old Testament History by T.M. Hardwick and H. Costley-White Vol. III pp. 3-5
S.P.C.K. Bible Atlas
Historical Geography of the Holy Land by S.R. Macphail
The Universal Bible Dictionary may be used for all names of persons and places.
The Saviour of the World Vol. V pp. 1-63
The Acts by E.M. Knox pp. 128-189
The Prayer Book in the Church by The Rev. W.H. Campbell with lessons on Advent and Christmas

For Sunday Reading (optional)
IV and III
Heroes and Writers of the Book of Common Prayer by A.M. Forde
For private daily Bible reading, children may use Lectiones for Older Children b) A Boy's Book of Prayer by A. Devine

Borrow's Bible in Spain
Tennyson's Holy Grail Vol. II

Tennyson's The Morte d'Arthur
Uncle Tom's Cabin

Choose and transcribe passages from Shakespeare's Macbeth, and the other books set in A New Handwriting for Teachers by M.M. Bridges; work from card 6.

Dictation (A New Handwriting to be used)
Two or three pages or a passage to be prepared first from a newspaper; or, from the prose and poetry set for reading; a paragraph to be then dictated in III, in IV to be occasionally written from memory.

IV and III
Read on Tuesdays some subject in "Literature" or on the news of the week or on some historical or allegorical subject, etc. Write on Thursdays a resume.
Verses (note metre of poems set for this term) on current events and on characters in the term's reading, upon heroic deeds, or, on autumn and winter scenes.
Narrative poems on striking events.

English Grammar
Parse and analyse from books read, making progress each term.
Meiklejohn's A New Grammar of the English Tongue pp. 86-102; 116-122
Morris's English Grammar pp. 56-73; 94,95, or, better, Meiklejohn pp. 1-22

Literature (including holiday and evening reading)
IV and III
The History of English Literature for Boys and Girls by H. E. Marshall pp. 633-679
Shakespeare's Macbeth
Kipling's Five Nations Vol. I
Tennyson's Poems Vol. I
Poems of Today

Scenes of Clerical Life
Carlyle's Heroes and Hero Worship
Tennyson's The Princess

Tennyson's Sir Galahad, The Lord of Burleigh, To the Queen
Lorna Doone

English History
IV and III
Make a chart of the period studied (1861-1920) (see reprint from The Parents Review July 1910)
Read the daily news and keep a calendar of events.
Lord Kitchener by D. Mackenzie

A Survey of Modern History pp. 113-139 and from page 177, but taking only 1861-1920, or finish Gardiner's History Vol. III
A History of Everyday Things in England by H. and C. Quennell, Vol. II should be used for this period.
(Elementary Schools do Form III work)

Arnold Forster's A History of England pages 807-833

French and General History
IV See A Survey of Modern History
IV and III
The British Museum for Children by Frances Epps Chapter 9. Teacher study preface. Keep a Book of Centuries putting in illustrations from all history studied.
The Great War 1914-1918 by C.R. Fletcher pp. 66-120 or, better, The Story of the Great War by D.A. Mackenzie pp. 1-54

Creighton's First History of France (1861-1920)

IV and III
Ourselves Book I pp 140-162
North's Plutarch's Lives, edited by P. Giles: Paulus Aemilius
Smith's Smaller Classical Dictionary

Citizenship by E.R. Worts pp. 228-277 (narration instead of questions)

Social and Industrial Life by St. Loe Strachey pp. 71-106

Know something about foreign places coming into notice in the current newspapers. Ten minutes' exercises on the map of the world every week. Phillip's Atlas of Comparative Geography may be used. See also tests under Scouting.

The Ambleside Geography Books, Book V pp. 210-267
Our Guardian Fleets in 1805 by H.W. Household pp. 186-220

The Ambleside Geography Books, Book IV pp. 188-248 with special reference to recent changes (see new Atlas).
Fighting for Sea Power in the Days of Sail by H.W. Household pp. 66-107

III and IV
Map questions to be answered from map and names put into blank map (from memory) before each lesson. Follow The Great War with maps. Teacher may find useful Out-door Geography by H. Hatch.

Natural History and Botany
Winner's in Life's Race by Mrs. Fisher pp. 240-279 or Gilbert White's Selborne pp. 176-263.
Elementary Studies in Plant Life by F.E. Fritsch pp. 1-30

IV and III
Keep a Nature Note-book with flower and bird lists, and make daily notes. For out- of-door work take some special study. The Changing Year by F.M. Haines or Countryside Rambles by W.S. Furneaux: August to December. Furneaux's A Nature Study Guide.

The Study of Plant Life by H. C. Stopes pp. 109-140
Ruskin's Ethics of the Dust, Lectures 4-7 inclusive.

General Science
First Year of Scientific Knowledge by Paul Bert pp. 160-191
Some Wonders of Matter by Bishop Mercer pp. 159-192

Architecture pp. 43-64
Geikie's Physical Geography pp. 46-91

Hygiene and Physiology, Domestic Economy
A Health Reader by W. H. Abrahall pp. 222-269
First Year of Scientific Knowledge pp. 359-376

Pendlebury's New Shilling Arithmetic pp. 128-141

New Shilling Arithmetic pp. 58-71

IV and III
Revise back work; examples may be taken from Pendlebury's New Concrete Arithmetic, Book V

A School Geometry by H. Hall and F. Stevens pp. 171-181, and revise 139-170

pp. 27-33, 34 (Ex. 1-3), 35-41

A School Algebra by H.S.S. Hall, Part I pp. 63-74, 89

Siepmann's Primary German Course by O. Siepmann, Lessons 19-21 inclusive. Teacher study preface, using the lessons (with narration), exercises, grammar, stories, poems, etc. as suggested.

Lessons 4-6 inclusive

or, preferably, Italian
IV and III
Perini's Italian Conversation Grammar, Exercises 1-5.

Limen, Part I pages 116-141. Sections 28-32 of Caesar's Belgian Campaign, edited by S.E. Winholt, may also be taken for narration and parsing.

Second Latin Course, by Scott and Jones pp. 40-62

Primary French Course, Part II by O. Siepmann, Lessons 19-22 inclusive, with grammar and exercises. Teacher study preface. Read and narrate La Derniere Classe by Daudet; parse two pages.

Siepmann's Primary French Course, Part II, Lessons 7-9. Teacher study preface. teacher read lesson aloud and children narrate Histoire de Mes Betes, by Dumas.

IV and III
Read several poems and learn one from Longer Poems for Recitation

The Fesole Club Papers by W. G. Collingwood pp. 121-144

IV and III
Illustrations of scenes from Literature. Study, describe (and draw from memory details of) six reproductions of pictures by G.F. Watts. Studies of Heads: See the special notes in the Parents' Review. Paintbox with specially chosen paints and brush.

IV and III
Learn two suitable passages of 20 verses each from chapters in Bible Lessons. Two hymns by Newman, Psalms 45, 46. Two poems or 50 lines by Tennyson, or, a scene from Macbeth.

Reading (including holiday and evening reading)
IV and III
Books set under Literature, History, Geography, Recitations, should afford exercise in careful reading and in composition. Peotry should be read daily. Bulfinch's Age of Fable pp. 186-215

Music Appreciation
See Programme of Music (Beethoven), Parents' Review: Our Work. The Listener's Guide to Music by P. Scholes may be used.

Three French songs, French Song, with Music. Three German songs Deutscher Liedergarten. Three English songs, from The National Song Book, edited by C.V. Stanford. Christmas carols. Ten Minute's Lessons in Sight-Singing. Fifty Seps in Sight-Singing, by Arthur Somervell, steps 17-20.

Drill, etc. (Choose new work).
Ball Games and Breathing Exercises by Alice R. James. For Drill Music, Music for use in Mrs. Wordsworth's Classes, may be used.
Peasant Dances and Songs of Many Lands, by Mrs. Kimmins. Syllabus of Physical Exercises tables 65-68. Ex-Students take House of Education Drills.
How to Teach School Dances. Hockey

Do some definite house or garden work. Make Christmas presents.
Simple Repousse Work by E. J. Bradford
Simple Garments for Children, by Synge or
Needlecraft in the School by M. Swanson: design and make a garment.
Darn and mend garments from the wash each week: First Lessons in Darning and Mending, may be used.
Teacher would find useful What Shall we Make? by M. La Trobe Foster.
Cooking: Tried Favourites Cookery Book.
See also tests under Scouting (Parents' Review, May 1920): all girls should take the First Aid and Housecraft Tests.
Make a garment for the "Save the Children Fund".

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