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28—0, short, odd
cof fin shop möck for est knob rock et bot tle notch
pop py glossy lodge
you take off your bonnet ? ? Cotton grows in hot countries.
Copy the words and sentences. Mark the short sound of o.
Dictation.—We live on a big ball. It is called the earth. It moves through space. Part of the surface is land and part water. The sun gives us light by day. The moon and stars shine at night.
30 Copy :
Great, wide, beautiful, wonderful world,
Copy the words, and mark the short sound of u. Write the words of four letters in a column. Write the words of five letters in a column.
On your way to school you may seemen
streets parks hous es church es chil dren sta bles
av e nues
lamp-posts car riag es
Write the words in a column, and by the side of each write the word for one object of the kind.
Mark the long and the short sounds of a, e, i, o, u.
To the Teacher.-Have the pupils state orally, in complete sentences, what they actually saw on their way to school. Drill the pupils on giving the long and the short sounds of the vowels.
Ar thur, a pron, pock et, sleeves, barn yard, haystack, ham mer, driv er, cask, hoop, bar rel, empty.
Write five questions about the picture, using a word from the list in each,
Copy, learn, and recite :
Among my tender vines I spy
Dictation.-In the orchard stands a tree. Rain and sunshine have made it grow tall and green. Its roots go deep down into the ground to find food. This food is called the sap of the tree. The sap flows through the trunk, the
, branches, and every leaf. Every spring buds appear. The buds open to blossoms. The blossoms fall to the ground and leave the fruit to grow and ripen.
Study the words in italics for an oral spelling lesson,
birch larch elm
lo cust oak
lin den beech wil low wal nut spruce ol ive
rose wood cy press
pal met'to Those in the first column are called evergreens. Why ?
Which tree gives us sirup ? oil ? nuts ? pitch ? gum ? black wood ? red wood ? tar ? cones ? acorns ? pods ? catkins ? berries ?
hick o ry
38 Copy :
What plant we in this apple-tree ?
A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees further of the two.
Copy words and sentences. Mark Italian and broad sounds of a.
Thanksgiving day comes in November.
Christmas is the twenty-fifth day of December.
Copy and learn:
Thirty days hath September,