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Careful attention to spelling of all words used in written exercises. MUSIC-Same exercises as in Grade II. First Reader, Normal Music Course. Exercises in rhythm. 1st Time Chart. DRAWING.-Continuation of the work of Grade II.
GEOGRAPHY.-Development of geographical notions, by reference to geographical features of neighborhood.
Elementary lessons on direetion, distance, extent.
Continuation of Exercises of previous Grades.
Exercises to secure projection of tone and distinct articulation.
COMPOSITION.--Exercises based on Observation lessons, Reading
Historical Tales, Geography, Personal Experience. Special at
(1) Language as an expression of thought.
(4) Correction of common errors in speech.
WRITING.-Copy Books 4 and 5.
Careful attention to penmanship in all written exercises.
ARITHMETIC.-Numeration and Notation.
Addition, Subtraction, Division and Partition of Fractions already known (figures.)
Introduction of the terms Numerator, Denominator, etc.
Graded problems, introducing remaining Reduction Tables.
Daily practice in Simple Rules to secure accuracy and rapidity.
OBSERVATION LESSONS.-Grade III continued.
Exercises as in Grade III,
MUSIC. First Reader and reading all Music in Parts II and III (First Reader) Exercises in Rhythm.
The Drawing Books Nos. 1, 2, of the Prang Elementary Course.
Use of one drawing book or of two in any school year to be governed by class circumstances. Refer to Supervisor.
Objects-Balls, baskets, tumblers, boxes, &c.
Type Solids-Sphere, cube, cylinder, hemisphere, prisms.
TOPICS-Are the same in all grades.
Read Notes on cover of pupil's drawing book as to use of the illustrative pages; also see General Notes 1, 2, page 15 of this pamphlet.
1. REPRESENTATION-or all drawing that represents the appearance of objects.
(a) Nature Study-Grasses, fruits, vegetables, flowers; drawing from the pose; drawing animals.
(b) Appearance of Form-Sight drawing as in Grade I; simple grouping. No study of theory expected; gaining ideas of foreshortening, of proportion, of room for the bases of objects through seeing and drawing; also the thought of good composition and beauty of form from the selection and arrangement of the simple groups. (All drawing to be freehand).
2. Construction or the study of FACTS OF FORM-Lessons on pattern, study of geometric views not expected; finding and drawing out a few patterns from simple type solids; making a box. an envelope, etc., of practical form-Idea of constructive design.
3. Decoration-or Drawing as applied to Ornament,
A few lessons from historic types: unit, border, rosette.
GEOGRAPHY. (a) Review of work of Grade III.
Lessons to lead to simple conception of the earth as a great ball, with surface of land and water, surrounded by the air, lighted by the sun, and having two motions.
(b) Lessons on Natural Features, first from observation, afterwards by means of moulding board, pictures and blackboard illustrations.
(c) Preparation for and introduction of maps. (Review of lessons in position, distance, direction with representations drawn to scale).
Study of map of vicinity drawn on blackboard. Maps of natural features drawn from moulded forms. Practice in reading conventional map symbols on outline maps.
(d) General study from globe and maps. The hemisphere. continents, oceans and large islands, their relative positions and size. The continents, their position, climate, form, outline, surroundings, principal mountains, rivers, lakes, the most important countries, productions, people, interesting facts and
Continuation of exercises of previous grades in pronunciation etc.
COMPOSITION-The work of Grade IV continued, with exercises based on the History of this Grade,
WRITING.-Copy Books 6 and 7. Careful attention to penmanship in all written exercises.
ARITHMETIC.-Notation and Numeration.
Easy Vulgar Fractions.
Daily practice to secure accuracy and rapidity in simple rules.
Reading and writing Decimals.
1. Plant Life-Relation of plant to soil, light, heat and moisture. Comparisons. Continued study of growth.
Trace the changes in vegetables and selected trees, keeping a record of such changes.
Roots Primary and secondary; annuals, biennials, and perennials
Buds Situation and kinds; arrangement.
Flowers-Position and arrangement; Analysis and description of
2. Animal Life-Continuation of work of previous Grades.
SPELLING.-From Reader. Exercises as in Grades III and IV.
MUSIC.-Chromatic Scale, Second series of Music Charts. Part I, Second Reader. Second Time Chart. Exercises in vowels, humming exercises, breathing exercises.
Drawing Books Nos. 3, 4. Teacher's Manual Part II.
Topics as for Grade IV.
Plan of the exercises under Representation, Construction.
Decoration fully outlined in the Manuals. Sight drawing from the single object continued; use of boxes, baskets, etc., aand of the simple type forms; more stress on grouping; practice for free, light sketching, and for pleasing rendering in outline,
GEOGRAPHY.-Simple study of the important countries in each continent.
The position of the country in the continent; its natural features, climate, productions; its people, their occupations, manners, customs; noted localities, cities, etc. Manitoba and Canada
to be studied first.
Moulding boards and map-drawing to be aids in the study.
HISTORY.-Tales and Biography.
Leonidas and Ancient Greece.
Hannibal and the two great nations of his time.
Charlemagne or Medieval Europe.
The Armada, or England on the Seas.
Columbus-Discovery of America.
Magellan--Circumnavigation of the Globe.
Cartier-Early Canadian Discovery.
Champlain--and early settlement."
Cortez The Story of Mexico.
DeSoto and the Mississippi.
La Salle and Western Exploration,
Madeleine de Vercheres and Daulac, or Indian Warfare.
D'Iberville and the Hudson's Bay Co.
Wolfe and Montcalm--The great struggle.
Captain Cooke and Vancouver-Our Pacific Coast.
Lord Selkirk and the Red River Settlement.
Laura Secord and Canadian Loyalty.
PHYSIOLOGY.-Child's Health Primer (Pathfinder No. I).
READING. Fifth Reader to page 228.
COMPOSITION.--Same as Grade V, wiih exercises based on the
WRITING.-Copy Book No. 8. Careful attention to penmanship in all written exercises.
ARITHMETIC.--Factors, Measures and Multiples.
Easy application of Decimals.
Easy application of Square and Cubic Measures.
Daily practice to secure accuracy and rapidity in simple rules.
ELEMENTARY SCIENCE.-As outlined in Course of Agriculture
SPELLING.-From Reading matter. Careful attention to spelling of all words used in written exercises.
MUSIC.--Chromatic scale. Exercises same as in Grade V. Completion of work found in Second Series of Charts, and Part II of Second Reader. 2nd Time Chart.
Drawing Books; Nos. 4. 5. Teachers' Manual, Parts II. III.
Objects: Books, baskets, vases_bowls, jars, etc.
Topies as for Grade IV.
The stress is still on the pictorial drawing and free expression;
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