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2. Read the following sentences, speaking the ou sound correctly.
(a) The child lay on the ground between the tracks. (6) He had lain there about an hour.
(c) The southbound train was coming around the curve.
(d) The child heard no sound.
(g) Seizing the boy's coat in his mouth, he dragged him from the tracks.
(h) As the train passed the dog watched it, waving his tail proudly.
VI. DANGEROUS PLACES
Make a list of places where it is not safe for a child to play or to go without a grown person.
Tell why each place is unsafe.
Were you ever in a dangerous place? Where? When? How did it happen? Was it your own
fault? Were you frightened? Hurt? How did you get away, or how were you saved ?
Write a story of your time of danger. Make it interesting and exciting.
If you never were in a dangerous place, you have doubtless known or heard of someone who
You may write this story if you wish, instead of a story about yourself.
VIII. FINDING STORIES IN A PICTURE 1
What would be a good title for the picture on page 113, or for the story that might be made from this picture?
Who are the children in the picture?
Have the children come to the woods alone, or are there some grown people just out of sight? Give reasons for your answer.
What accidents, funny or serious, might the children have?
Did they have a pleasant day?
1 Note to the teacher: See Manual, page 109.
IX. MAKING ORIGINAL OUTLINES AND
Make an outline for the story you find in the picture on page 113, similar to the one in Section IV (p. 109). After you have written your outline, follow it in telling the story.
X. TELLING HOW THINGS WERE DONE
Look at the picture and tell how one of the following things was done.
The kettle hung over the fire
XI. TELLING EXPERIENCES
The Day I Went Fishing
1 Note to the teacher: See Manual, page 110.
FINDING OUT SOMETHING
The Time I Went to the Park
XII. FINDING OUT SOMETHING AND
TELLING ABOUT IT
Perhaps the children in the picture want to become Boy Scouts and Camp-Fire Girls when they are older.
Do you know a Camp-Fire Girl or a Boy Scout?
Find out. all you can about Boy Scouts and Camp-Fire Girls, and come to school prepared to tell what you know. At least be ready to answer these questions:
Who may belong to the Boy Scouts ? to the Camp-Fire Girls ?
What do they do?
Why is it a good thing for a boy to be a Boy Scout? for a girl to be a Camp-Fire Girl?