Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 53
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
133.-Literature Curriculum of the Elementary Grades. A
study of children's literature. Topic: Mother Goose Jingles and
Nursery Rhymes; fairy stories; modern fantastic tales; fables
and symbolic stories; myths; poetry; realistic stories; nature literature;
romance cycles and legend; biography and hero stories.
This includes work for the first eight grades. Text: Children's
Literature, Curry and Clippinger.
143.-The Elementary School Curriculum. A study of the
various subjects to be included and the methods in and objectives
of each. Texts: Modern Methods and the Elementary Curriculum,
Phillips; Teaching the Common Branches, Charters; The Elementary
School Curriculum, Bonser.
202.-The Teaching of Nature Study. Topics: Animal life,
birds, insects, domestic animals, pets, wild animals; plant life,
flowers, fruits, vegetables, seeds, trees; weather conditions; people,
home, community. A note book is required.
212.-The Teaching of Arithmetic. Topic: Aims in arithmetic;
addition; subtraction; multiplication; division; use of
games in number work; common fractions; decimal fractions;
percentage; purposes and nature of problems; analysis and solution
of problems; planning lessons; course of study. Text:
The Teaching of Arithmetic, Stone.
213.-The Teaching of English in the Grades. Topics: Oral
composition; composition material; written composition; outline
by grades; language games. Text: Methods in Elementary
English, Young and Memmott.
222A.-The Teaching of Drawing in the First Three Grades.
Class meets two two-hour periods a week. Topics: Illustration
of themes; drawing of birds, plants, and human figures; constructed
objects; interests and standards of attainment; crayon
and pencil drawings; posters; cut-paper work. A fee will be
charged for materials. Texts: How Children Learn to Draw,
Sargent and Miller; Art Education, Bailey; Practical Drawing
series, Books I, II, III.
222B.-The Teaching of Drawing in Grades Four, Five, Six,
and Seven. Class meets two two-hour periods a week. Prerequisite:
Ed. 222A. Topics: Same as Ed. 222A, except the viewpoint
will be more advanced; water colors; color combinations;
advanced constructive work. Fee for materials. Texts: How
Children Learn to Draw, Sargent and Miller; Fine and Industrial
Arts in Elementary Schools, Sargent; Practical Drawing Books
IV, V. VI, VII.
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