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Shear, to listen
pain, an ache
8 rye, a grain
here, in this place
Copy the sentences, putting the right word in the right place.
(2) is nothing new under the sun.-Bible. (8) grows in cold countries. When shall we three (5) again ?-Shakespeare. A (7) of glass. (4) rests his head upon the lap of earth.-Gray. Can you (1) a (1) with a (1) of scissors? The (3) is a white marble building. The (6) of Mont Blanc is full of danger. Be silent that you may (4).-Shakespeare. Sweet is pleasure after (7).-Dryden. Birds in (2) little nests agree. Watts. Washington is the (3) of the United States. Is not the life more than (5)?-Bible. He gave his (6) to the proposal. There is a bird called the (8) neck. With what measure ye (5), it shall be measured to you again. -Bible.
168-Diphthongs: ow, ou
Dictation. The beaver was once abundant in North America, but has gradually disappeared before the settlements of the white man. It swims with its tail and hind feet. The hind-feet are webbed. The tail is large and flat, and is used as a scull. It builds a home by the edge of the water. Each house has two stories. Two or three families live in one house.
verb an a lyze
clause gram mar
com plex ad verb con junction dis
pos al pred i cate pro noun
prep o si tion per son al col lec tive ad jec tive in ter jec tion a nal y sis com pound
Dictation.—The food is stored in the lower story under water. They eat the bark of trees and roots of plants. The beavers live in the upper story, where it is dry. The entrance is under water. If the stream is shallow, a dam is built across it. The dam is made of small trees, roots, moss, and mud. The beaver works at night.
Copy the words. Mark the short sounds of the vowels.
Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes.
Lo, here hath been dawning another blue day;
-Carlyle. Copy, learn, and recite.
Dictation.—England rules one-sixth of all the people and owns one-sixth of all the land in the world. Her colonies are in every continent. “ The sun never sets on the British Empire.”
The Gulf Stream and the warm, moist, west winds from it make the climate mild. England is like a gardengreen hedges, green fields, and grand old trees. In the manufacture of cotton goods, woolens, linens, and hardware, England ranks first in the world.
gow Hyde Park
Dub lin ship yards Brit ish Mu sē'um
Bel fast ca the dral Par lia ment Hous es Liv er pool Holy rood West min ster Abbey ware hous es Ed in burgh
To the Teacher. -Let any pupil select a word, and tell what he knows about it.
178— soft, çent çen'ser çir'cus aç'id
çeil'ing cen sus ci pher
cir cuit cen tral cin der
cyl in der cem ent
cel e brate
ce les tial cen taur cen sure cem'e těr y
cen ten'ni al Copy words. Mark the soft sound of c. Write sentences, using certain, celebrate, ceiling, circus, central.
Pronunciation.-1 těmz ; ' ěd'ın bảr ro
Rule.-A direct quotation
begins with a capital letter.
is separated by a comma from the rest of the
is inclosed by quotation marks.1
Dictation.- -"When shall we have recess?" asked "At half-past eleven," replied his teacher. Thomas Jefferson said, "Never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day." Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death"? Gertrude said, "I have learned to spell receiving and believing, till and until, seize and siege.”
re ply ing
an swer ing
Dictation.-"Uncle Henry, please tell me a story," said Clara. Her uncle answered, "What shall I tell you?" "Oh," said Clara, "tell me about Jack and the bean-stalk." And the brown thrush keeps singing, "A nest do you see, And five eggs hid by me in the juniper tree."
Copy three sentences from your Reader containing direct quotations.
1A way to teach the use of quotation marks:
Teacher: Anne, say something to me.
Anne: It is a pleasant day.
Teacher: Bertha, make a sentence telling what Anne has said.
Bertha: Anne said, "It is a pleasant day."
Teacher: Class, write Bertha's sentence.