The First School Year; A Course of Study and Selection of Teaching Material, Arranged by Months, and Correlated, for Use in the First School Year


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. 1898 Excerpt: ..."Seven Little Sisters" tell the story of Agoonack's Sled and her two brown puppies. ANIMAL OUTLINES. I. The Bear. 1. Pictures and illustrations. 2. Habits. 3. Food. 4. Covering--compare with seal. 5. The love of the bear for its cubs. 6. The use of the bear to the Eskimo. 7. How the bear is hunted. 8. How the bear kills the seal and wal rus. 9. The taming of bears. 10. The training of bears. II. The Reindeer. 1. Pictures and illustrations. 2. Obvious points. f horns. j flesh. 3. Use of milk. hide. I bones. 4. How captured. 5. A substitute for the horse. 6. Compare speed with the horse. 7. The food of the reindeer. III. The Seal. 1. Pictures and illustrations.. 2. Obvious points. C Affectionate.. I-Gentle. 3. Seal nature Docile.. Love of offspring. 4. The Rookery. 5. Comparative size of male and female. 6. Use of seal to the Eskimo. 7. The seal as an article of commerce. 8. How the seal is hunted. IV. The Dog. 1. Pictures of Eskimo dogs. 2. Compare with well-known dogs. 3. The training of the Eskimo dogs. C What is their food? 4. The feeding., .How often fed? 5. Their powers of fasting. 6. How they are hitched to the sled. 7. The nature of the Eskimo dog. 8. Little Agoonack and her two brown puppies. IL LITERATURE AND HISTORY. JOURNEY TO THE NORTH COUNTRY. Through the stories of "Agoonack" and "The Children of the Cold," we take our children to the land of the Eskimo. Their knowledge of the animal life prepares them to anticipate many of the customs of these strange people. Let us go with our children on an imaginary journey to this far-off country of ice and snow. Talk of journeys that the children have really taken. The teacher may tell of her travels." In our own room is a little boy who has lately come from Finland, and ...


Anna Bell Thomas
Paperback | 38 pages
189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
Publication date
01 May 2012
Publication City/Country
Miami Fl, United States
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations