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LIST OF TEXT BOOKS FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF MANITOBA.
Gage's Copy Books, upright system. Nos. 1 to 8.
Creighton's History of England.
New Canadian Geography.
Kirkland & Scott's Elementary Arithmetic.
Arithmetic by Grades, Canadian Edition, Copp Clark Co.
Goggin's Elementary Grammar.
Sykes' English Composition.
Child's Health Primer (Pathfinder No. 1.)
Physiology for Young People. (New Pathfinder No. 2.)
Manitoba Course of Agriculture, Series 1, Our Canadian Prairies.
Manitoba Course of Agriculture, Series II, Prairie Agriculture.
Prang's Complete Manual.
C. Smith's Algebra.
Clement's History of Canada.
Normal Music Course, First Reader, Second Reader and Third
ADDITIONAL TEXT BOOKS FOR USE IN INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENTS.
Prescribed Selections, McIntyre & Saul-Copp Clark Co.
Practical Rhetoric, Quackenbos. (American Book Co.)
Thompson Ballard and McKay's High School Arithmetic.
Robertson and Birchard's fligh School Algebra (Supplementary)
Sesame and Lilies. Ruskin, authorized edition.
Holt & Co.
Studies in Poetry, Wordsworth, edited by Libbey-Copp Clark
High School Chemistry.
Eclectic Physicial Geography, American Book Co.
Myer's General History.
No teacher shall use or permit to be used as text books in a Model or Public School any books, except such as are authorized by the Advisory Board; and no portion of the Legislative Grant shall be paid to any school in which unauthorized books are used. 53 V., c. 38, s. 141
In case any teacher or other person shall negligently or wilfully substitute any unauthorized text books in place of any authorized text book in actual use upon the same subject in his school, he shall for each such offence on conviction thereof before a police magistrate or justice of the peace, be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten dollars, payable to the municipality for Public School purposes, together with costs, as the police magistrate or justice of the peace may think fit. 53 V., c. 38, s. 143
REGULATIONS FOR ENTRANCE TO COLLEGIATE IN. STITUTES FOR 1901-2.
An Entrance Examination to the Collegiate Institutes of the Province shall be held by the Department of Education, along with the examination for teachers, in July of each year. Due notice of this examination shall be given to all Collegiate Institutes and Intermediate Schools, and diplomas shall be issued to those successful in this examination.
1. The examination shall cover the work of Grade VIII and preceding grades. Pupils from Rural Schools will be permitted to take the English prescribed for Third class certificates instead of the English here prescribed.
SPELLING AND WRITING on all papers.
LITERATURE.—The Fifth Reader (Victorian), with special reference to the following selections:
Rip Van Winkle.
The Archery Contest.
The Story of Muhammad Din.
The Red River Voyageur.
The Chambered Nautilus.
The Vision of Sir Launfal.
The Isles of Greece.
The Birds of Killingworth.
When at any time during the interval between Entrance Examinations it is considered desirable to admit a pupil provisionally until next examination, the Superintendent of City Schools, or the Inspector, and the principal of the Collegiate Institute shall at once report in detail upon the case to the Department of Education without whose approval no provisional admission may be made.
3. Holders of Second and Third class teachers' certificates may be admitted without examination to such place in the Collegiate Schools as their standing may justify.
REVISED AUGUST 28TH, 1901.
The following regulations have been adopted by the Advisory Board in regard to the examination of teachers and granting of certifi
1. The certificates hereafter granted by the Advisory Board of Education for the public schools of the Province of Manitoba shall rank as first, second or third class. Those of the first class shall be sub-divided into grades A and B; those of the second and third classes shall be each of one grade. The first and second shall be valid during the pleasure of the Board; the third class certificate shall be valid for three years.
2. There shall be two parts in the examination for granting certificates one for testing the literary acquirements of the candidates, to be known as the non-professional examination; the other for testing their knowledge of the theory and practice of education, to be known as the professional examination.
3. After July, 1901, candidates will be required to take Third Class Non-Professional Certificates before being allowed to write on the Second Class Non-Professional examination, and Second Class NonProfessional Certificates before being allowed to write on the First Class Non-Professional examination; the Board, however, reserving to itself the power of admitting to any examination candidates having special qualifications.
(d) Duties to animals. As beasts of burden, as food, as sport.
To establish the habit of right doing, instruction in moral principles must be accompanied by training in moral practices. The teacher's influence and example, current incidents, stories, memory gems, sentiments in the school lessons, examination of motives that prompt to action, didactic talks, teaching the Ten Commandments, etc., are means to be employed.
It shall be the duty of every teacher to make out a Time Table for his school and to post it up in the school room. The Time Table shall be presented to the Inspector at each visit for his approval and signa
The work to be done in the Public Schools is divided into nine grades, as follows :—
READING-First Reader, Part I.
COMPOSITION-Ready and correct use of Simple Sentences in familiar conversation growing out of reading and observation lessons.
WRITING-In exercise books with lead pencil.
ARITHMETIC Numbers 1 to 20, their combinations and separations.
Use and meaning of one-half, one third, one-fourth, etc., to onetwentieth (no figures).
Relation of halves, fourths, eighths; thirds, sixths, twelfths; thirds, ninths (no figures).
Simple problems and practical measurements introducing gallons in peck, pecks in bushel, months in year, inches in foot, pound current coins up to twenty.
Addition in columns, no total to exceed 20.
Name of parts—
1. Plant Life Study of the plant as a whole.
Leaves (a) Recognizing and naming a few common leaves.
(c) Memorizing appropriate poems and reproducing