SUGGESTIONS TO TEACHERS.
The compiler of this book thinks that time taken to
teach these maxims, proverbs, and selections is time
well and profitably spent, beneficial in many ways.
We all know that youth is the golden period for
memorizing. " What we learn in youth grows up with
us, and in time becomes a part of us." Hence the
necessity for choice things with which to store the
mind ; by so doing we hope to verify the saying, " Keep
your head and heart full of good thoughts, and bad
ones will find no room. The cup that is full will hold
When the pupils advance to the grades where language
work is required of them, they will have correctly
formed sentences on the tip of the tongue, ready to
Facts learned in rhyme, if thoroughly learned, are
seldom forgotten. How many of us have had occasion
to repeat the rhyme, " Thirty days hath September,"
etc., to call to mind the number of days of some
month, which had wandered off.
These exercises will be found very helpful on rhe-
torical days. Every child who has not been taught
a selection at home will go forward and recite one
that he learned in school. It is well to have some of
the selections in the form of a dialogue, such as, --
" The Swallow," " Squirrel," " Conundrums," etc., the
school and one pupil taking part. They enjoy this
Lay much stress on pronunciation, enunciation, and
The compiler sincerely hopes that these selections
will meet with as much favor from the public as they
have met with her.
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