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Write the form for more than one of each. Which have you seen growing? Which have you seen in a store? Which have you eaten ? Which contain a stone ? Which grow in warm countries ?
Write a story of a day spent in the country, using these words.
The barn, the trees, the brook, the birds,
-T. B. Read.
68—Proverbs Copy : A place for everything, and everything in its place.
He that is good at making excuses is seldom good for any. thing else.
Early to bed, and early to rise,
Dictation.—Torrid means hot. The Torrid Zone is the hottest part of the earth. It is always summer there. The rain falls almost every day for six months. The rest of the year the ground is parched.
Write the words meaning more than one of each. Which tools are used by the carpenter ? the mason ? the blacksmith ? the gardener ?
Pins are made of brass wire and coated with tin. Ten persons are employed in the manufacture of a single pin.
A man is a great bundle of tools. He is born into this life without the knowledge of how to use them. Education is the process of learning their use, and dangers and troubles are the whetstones with which to keep them sharp.-H. W. Beecher.
Pronunciation._1 in'di á-růb'bêr.
Dictation.–Sugar-cane is a kind of grass. It grows twice as high as a tall man. The stem is jointed. The leaves are long and look like ribbons. It grows in warm countries. When the canes are ripe, they are cut and taken to the mill to be pressed. The juice is boiled and then slowly cooled. The sugar is a soft mass in the middle, with molasses all around it. It has to be made white for our use. This is called refining it.
Copy: All the year round the orange-groves are in blossom ; and
grass grows More in a single night than a whole Canadian summer.
Pronunciation. I wěst in'diz.
Beautiful eyes are those that show,
Beautiful hands are those that do
Moment by moment, the long day through.-Allen. Learn, and write from memory.
Write in columns words of one syllable, two syllables, three syllables, and four syllables.
Dictation.--The sum of eight and five is thirteen. Did you place a question-mark after the question ? Cinderella is a fairy story.
Pronunciation.-1 bis ́kit ; 'wof'l'l ; *sour/krout.