New National First Reader

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American Book Company, 1883 - 95 pages
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Page 94 - Early to bed and early to rise, Make men healthy, .wealthy, and wise. * It is intended that these selections shall be memorized by pupils, but as they do not form any part of the reading lessons, the words not heretofore used are not regarded as "new words," Suppose your task, my little man, Is very hard to get, Will it make it any easier For you to sit and fret ? Then wouldn't it be wiser, Than waiting like a dunce, To go to work in earnest, And learn the thing at once ? Speak the truth, and speak...
Page 95 - To do to others as I would That they should do to me, Will make me honest, kind, and good, As children ought to be.
Page 6 - A, a; B, b; C, c ; D, d; E, e ; F, f; G, g; H, h; I, i; J, j; K, k ; L, 1; M, m ; N, n ; O, o...
Page 94 - CHILDREN, do you love each other ? Are you always kind and true ? Do you always do to others As you'd have them do to you...
Page 94 - Do your best, your very best, And do it every day, Little boys and little girls : That is the wisest way.
Page 93 - Be the matter what it may, Always speak the truth. If at work, or if at play, Always speak the truth.
Page 2 - Reviews " are essential to the rapid and thorough advancement of pupils. By this means the words imperfectly learned are again brought to their attention and thoroughly memorized. That these " Reviews " ought to take up the new words in a different order and arrangement, in order to test the ability of the pupil to recognize them in any situation. That as soon as the vocabulary is large enough they should be written in the form of a new exercise, as on pp.
Page 95 - Because you scold and frown ? And wouldn't it be nicer For you to smile than pout, And so make sunshine in the house When there is none without ? Suppose your task, my little man, Is very hard to get, Will it make it any easier For you to sit and fret ? And wouldn't it be wiser, To go to work in earnest And learn the thing...
Page 20 - Three, three, three, Birds in a tree Four, four, four, Rats on the floor. good gave NEW WORDS. 21 to doll hat new like mam ma

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