First Grade.--Elements of Spelling and Reading, taught from blackboard, chart and First Reader, using the Word Method. Writing familiar words and sentences from book and from dictation. Phonics, with practice in making words and sentences. P unctuation marks, as they occur in the lessons. Counting 100 forward and backward by 1's, 2's, 3's, 4's and 5's -- illustrated by objects. Arabic Notation to 1,000; Roman Notation to L: Examples in Addition and Subtraction of Numbers not exceeding 1,000 . Short Exercises in Composition; Special attention to neatness of work and use of capitals. Simple natural features of land and in and around Smithville. Object Lessons on uses, dimensions, properties and qualities - such as length, breadth, surface, form, color, parts, etc., of things. Common colors, and such forms as oblong, circle, sphere, cube, angle, triangle, semicircle and hemisphere. Drawing. Vocal Music. Calisthenics.

Second Grade.-- Second Reader. Particular attention to articulation and the acquiring of an easy, natural style. Spelling, oral and written, using words in reading lessons and other common words. Spelling by sounds, naming silent letters. Ro man Notation to D; Arabic Notation and Numeration to 100,000. Slate and Blackboard Exercises in Addition and Subtraction to 10,000, Mental Exercises to 100 by 6's, 7's, 8's, 9's, 10's, 11's and 12's. Multiplication table through six times 12. United St ates Coins as high as one dollar. Composition by short and simple sentences at first; then by descriptions of persons, places, things and incidents, and especially reproducing in the pupil's own language, stories they have heard and read. Special attent ion to capitals, correct expression and punctuation. Pupils taught cardinal and semi-cardinal points, and the location and direction of objects in school-room and play-ground. Lessons on the world and hemispheres. Forms and colors as in First Grade, wi th the addition of cylinder, prism, cone and pyramid; also the combination of any two primary colors. Parts, uses, size, materials, etc., of familiar objects. The five senses named and carefully educated. Writing, Tracing, Copy Books Nos. 1 and 2. Dra wing. Vocal Music. Calisthenics.

Third Grade.-- Third Reader. Spelling words from all the lessons of this Grade. Pupils taught and required to look for words in the Dictionary. Language Lessons. Phonics. Roman Notation with rules. Arabic Notation and Numeration; addition and subtraction of Numbers to 100,000,000. Multiplication Table completed, and practical examples in Multiplication and Division by numbers from 1 to 12. Oral Lessons in Geography from outline maps of the hemispheres. North America and South America, including climate, productions, distribution of animals and the races of men. Object Lessons continued and extended. Composition and Letter-Writing; practice in description of animals, plants and scenes, and the reproduction of stories. Copy Books Nos. 1 and 2. Krusi's Drawing Books, Synthetic Series, No. 1. Declamation. Vocal Music. Calisthenics.


First Grade.--Third Reader. New American Pronouncing Speller. Four Fundamental Operations in Arithmetic. Greatest Common Division and Least Common Multiple, and Common Fractions to Multiplication. Practical Examples in United States Money. Mental Arithmetic. Graded Lessons in English to page 90. Lessons on Outline Maps of Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceanica and United States. Elementary Geography. Copy Books Nos. 3 and 4. Composition and Letter Writing. Drawing, Krusi's Synthetic series N o. 1. Declamation. Vocal Music. Calisthenics. Important Current News Items.

Second Grade.--Fourth Reader. New American Pronouncing Speller. Goff's Complete Arithmetic. Graded Lessons in English finished. Higher Geography (Appleton's) to Map Drawing, and Topical Review to receive special attention. Copy Books Nos.5 and 6. Drawing Books Nos. 3 and 4. Dictation Exercises. Composition. Declamation. Vocal Music. Calisthenics. Important Events in Current History.

Third Grade.--Fifth Reader. New American Advanced Speller. Geoff's Complete Arithmetic, finished. Higher lessons in English to page 152. Higher Geography, completed. Parley's Universal History. Penmanship. Drawing. Composition. Corresp ondence. Declamation. Vocal Music. Calisthenics. Current History and Biography.

Fourth Grade.--Sixth Reader. New American Advanced Speller. Higher Lessons in English, finished. History of United States. Algebra (Milne's) to Involution. Physics. Penmanship. Drawing. Dictation Exercises. Composition. Correspondence. Declamation. Vocal Music. Calisthenics. Current History and Biography.


First Grade.--Anderson;s General History. Latin. Algebra, finished. Book-Keeping. Physiology and Hygiene. Drawing. Composition. Declamation. Vocal Music. Debates. Calisthenics. Current Topics.

Second Grade.--Latin. Rhetoric. Chemistry. Geometry. Zoology. Botany. Drawing. Elocution. Essays. Debates. Vocal Music. Calisthenics. Current History.

Third Grade.--Latin. English Literature. Trigonometry and Surveying, with practice in the field. Political Economy. Logic. Essays. Orations. Debates. Vocal Music. Calisthenics. Current History and Decisive Events.

Fourth Grade.--Arithmetic and Algebra, reviewed. Elocution. Astronomy. Geology. Civil Government. Physical Geography. Mental Science. Moral Science. Essays. Orations. Debates. Vocal Music. Calisthenics.


First Five Months.--Arithmetic. Grammar. Geography, with methods. Composition, with outlining of subjects. Reading. Debates. Letter Writing. Talks on Teaching. Vocal Music. Drawing. Calisthenics.

Second Five Months.--Elocution, with methods. Grammar and Arithmetic, with methods. Object Teaching. History of United States. Primary Methods. Art of School Management. Debates. Drawing. Vocal Music. Calisthenics.


First Five Months.--Theory and Practice of Teaching. Algebra. Physiology. Rhetoric. General History. Drawing. Debates. Essays. Vocal Music. Calisthenics.

Second Five Months.--Graded Schools. Algebra, with methods. Geometry, with methods. Outlines. School Economy. American Literature. Debates. Orations. Correspondence. Essays.

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