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Saturday — holiday — mother — spend - picnic - pond
lunch basket swing — grove berries fish please — disappoint —
Write the letter as if it had been written to you by a friend. Use the words in the order given, and begin the first word of every sentence with a capital.
Copy the words. Mark out the silent letters in Lesson 108.
A wise son maketh a glad father.
heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city.
To tho Teacher.-Proverbs and maxims should be committed to memory. Explain the meaning as far as you can ; time will do it more fully.
110—Animal Sounds purr yelp bleat
squeak hum howl cluck cack le roar low quack neigh
scream grunt growl
croak bel low buzz squeal mew
screech Write the name of an animal, and the sound it makes, using the proper form of every word in the list. Ex.: Cats purr. Bees hum.
wee vil ?
bum ble-bee flea
mos qui'to 8 but ter fly lo cust bee tle glow worm hor net crick et
grass hop per Copy:
'Tis the middle watch of a summer's night,-
Dictation.—The fighting ants would starve to death if they did not have slaves. They attack a colony of working ants and capture the eggs. When the captive ant grows large enough, it has to do all the work. It brushes its master, feeds him, and carries him around on its back.
Pronunciation.- nā; 'wē'v'l; 8 mos ke'tó.
115—Choice of Words Read and write the following sentences, first with one set of words and then with the other. ΓMuch
China of our tea
from A great deal
is brought Japan brought
ships sailors It is to us in
steamers mariners away lands
Take the _distant Lcountries little scraps
them tiny Lpieces unfold
with care first picked
carried away swift tea. The boxes are
borne off fast-sailing steamers Call rlands to
of the vessels
country Lglobe Pronunciation,-i hap kēr chif. ' Notice difference in sound of 8 in 100se and lose.
“ If fortune, with a smiling face,
Strews roses on our way,
To-day, my friend, to-day.
And talk of coming sorrow,
To-morrow, friend, to-morrow."
121-On the Writing-desk
pa per-weight quill tab let e ras er
port folio quire
blot ter ink stand mu ci lage stamps pen knife post al-card dic tion a ry seal ing-wax
Write the words alphabetically.
To the Teacher.-Give the pupils frequent practice in letter-writing. The parts of a letter to be taught are :
1. The Heading: place and date..
5. The Address : name and residence of the person addressed, written on the left; in business letters, just above the Salutation ; in familiar letters, just below the Conclusion; or sometimes omitted.
6. Superscription: address on the envelop.
Put models on the blackboard. Drill on each part-its proper place, capital letters, and marks of punctuation. See pp. 42, 47, 51, 92, 94, 95, etc.