Manual of the Free High Schools of Wisconsin

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Democrat Print. Company, State printer, 1906 - Education - 116 pages
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Page 63 - Drill upon the rudiments of grammar, that is, upon the inflection of the articles, of such nouns as belong to the language of every-day life, of adjectives, pronouns, weak verbs and the more usual strong verbs; also upon the use of the more common prepositions, the simpler uses of the modal auxiliaries, and the elementary rules of syntax and word -order.
Page 63 - ... abundant easy exercises designed not only to fix in mind the forms and principles of grammar, but also to cultivate readiness in the reproduction of natural forms of expression ; (5) the reading of from 75 to 100 pages of graduated texts from a reader...
Page 63 - During the second year the work should comprise : (1) the reading of from 150 to 200 pages of literature in the form of easy stories and plays ; (2) accompanying practice, as before, in the translation into German of easy variations upon the matter read, and also in the off-hand reproduction, sometimes orally and sometimes in writing, of the substance, of short and easy selected passages...
Page 80 - To express simple futurity, use shall in the first person and will in the second and third persons...
Page 30 - Gross anatomy of a typical shoot, including the relationships of position of leaf, stem (and root), the arrangement of leaves and buds on the stem, and deviations (through light adjustment, etc.) from symmetry. Buds and the mode of origin of new leaf and stem ; winter buds in particular. Specialized and metamorphosed shoots (stems and leaves). General structure and distribution of the leading tissues of the shoot; annual growth; shedding of bark and leaves.
Page 43 - If two triangles have two sides of one equal, respectively, to two sides of the other...
Page 100 - Superintendent of Public Instruction shall have authority to countersign the diploma of such teacher after such examination as to moral character, learning and ability to teach as to the said superintendent may seem proper ; and...
Page 31 - Role of water in the plant: absorption (osmosis), path of transfer, transpiration; turgidity and its mechanical value, plasmolysis Photosynthesis: dependence of starch formation upon chlorophyll, light and carbon dioxide ; evolution of oxygen, observation of starch grains Respiration : necessity for oxygen in growth, evolution of carbon dioxide Digestion: digestion of starch with diastase, and its role in.
Page 98 - The state superintendent shall prepare a course or courses of study suitable to be pursued in free high schools, publish the same and furnish the same upon application.
Page 90 - ... dissolution of high-school district may be effected by a vote of electors, due notice having been given; one of two high schools may be discontinued by vote of electors. Any city may establish a technical school or college as part of public-school system by vote of electors. Two or more adjoining towns or school districts, or one or more towns or school districts and an incorporated village or city, when same are contiguous, may unite and maintain a high school by vote of electors of civil units...

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