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For use in Public Elementary Schools.




Containing lessons in Holy Scripture, Moral Poetry, Arithmetic,

Geography, Grammar, Analysis, Composition, and History.




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The present book, prepared for the Sixth Standard, completes the Series of Home Lessons.

The Geography lessons include short but full accounts of every European country except England, which has been treated of in Standard V.

The Grammar lessons of the previous standard are continued under Elementary Analysis, together with numerous parsing exercises and test questions.

In the Composition exercises, it has been thought advisable to indicate a few of the heads under which a short essay may be written, or a few of the facts which ought to be mentioned in it as a guide to the young scholar. Previous to the exercise being done at home, it will be necessary for the teacher in many cases either to give an oral lesson, to read himself, or let the pupils read about the subject. It is difficult for any one, and impossible for boys, to write on a given subject without they have a good store of facts and other materials to draw upon. Hence it is necessary that a composition exercise should be carefully prepared.

The Arithmetic goes a little further than the Code specifies, including, as it does, interest, discount, percentages, &c. ; but as many inspectors set questions on these cognate subjects in connection with Rule of Three, it is necessary for a lad to be acquainted with them.

The author regrets that he has only been able to incorporate a few inspectors questions. The upper standards are mostly examined from cards; and many inspectors object to teachers copying the questions ; hence the difficulty of obtaining specimens.

The author's best thanks are due to those teachers who have kindly sent him examination questions. A further favour will be conferred if any errors found either in the Standards or the Answers to the Arithmetical Exercises be notified to the author or the publisher.

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Lesson 1.-Learn for Monday Morning.

Higher, higher will we climb Onward, onward may we press
Up the mount of glory,

Through the path of duty ;
Thatour namesmaylive through time Virtue is true happiness,
In our country's story;

Excellence, true beauty :
Happy, when her welfare calls, Minds are of celestial birth,
He who conquers, he who falls. Make we then a heaven of earth.
Deeper, deeper let us toil

Closer, closer let us knit In the mines of knowledge :

Hearts and hands together, Nature's wealth and Learning's spoil Where our fireside-comforts sit Win from school and college.

In the wildest weather : Delve we there for richer gems Oh, they wander wide who roam Than the stars of diadems.

For the joys of life from home!

Jas. Montgomery. OR ELSE LEARN Psalm ii.

Lesson 2.–Tuesday.-Geography. Write and Learn.

SCOTLAND. BOUNDARIES AND EXTENT.-Scotland forms the northern part of the Island of Great Britain. It is bounded on the north and west by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by the North Sea, and on the south it is separated from England by the Solway Firth, the Cheviot Hills, and the R. Tweed.

Its greatest length, from Dunnet Head, in Caithness, to the Mull of Galloway, in Wigton, is 278 miles.

Its breadth varies from 40 miles to above 150 miles.

Its area, including the islands, is 30,000 square miles, or rather more than half the size of England and les,

Its population is 3,400,000, or a little more than that of London. Lesson 3.-Wednesday Morning. Work these Sums.

SIMPLE PROPORTION. (1) If 4 men earn 16s., how much will 13 men earn?

(2) If the rent of 18 acres of land be £90, what will be the rent of 24 acres ?

(3) If 201bs. of sugar cost 46., how much will one cwt. cost? (4) If 10 dozen herrings cost 58., what will 5 dozen cost? (5) Eight men dig a field in 20 days: how long will 6 men be in doing it? (6) A man works 6 days for 48s : how long will he work for £4? (7) If a stone of beef cost 12s., how much will 5lbs. cost?

What will be the cost of 30 ducks, if 4 pair cost £1?

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