The Teacher's Manual of Geography: I. Hints to Teachers. II. Modern Facts and Ancient Fancies

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1889 - 174 Seiten
 

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Seite 148 - Red river; then, following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London, and 23 from Washington ; then, crossing the said Red river, and running thence by a line due north, to the river Arkansas...
Seite 148 - The whole being as laid down in Melish's map of the United States published at Philadelphia, improved to the first of January, 1818.
Seite 145 - It is agreed that a line drawn from the most northwestern point of the Lake of the Woods, along the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude, or, if the said point shall not be in the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude, then that a line drawn from...
Seite 131 - The Avon to the Severn runs, The Severn to the sea, And Wickliffe's dust shall spread abroad, Wide as the waters be.
Seite 145 - ... that a line drawn from the said point due north or south as the case may be, until the said line shall intersect the said parallel of north latitude, and from the point of such...
Seite 173 - THESE outlines are for the use of the pupil, and are based on the assumption that map-drawing should be taught as a means, and not as an end ; that its purpose is to assist the mind in acquiring and fixing geographical facts, and that to memorize the construction lines of other methods and the hundreds of nameless projections and indentations of a tortuous coast-line is a waste of time and of nervous energy which would be better employed in studying important and interesting particulars concerning...
Seite 136 - From the Cascades' frozen gorges, Leaping like a child at play, Winding, widening through the valley, Bright Willamette glides away; Onward ever, Lovely River, Softly calling to the sea, Time, that scars us, Maims and mars us, Leaves no track or trench on thee.
Seite 145 - Superior; thence through Lake Superior northward of the Isles Royal and Phelipeaux to the Long Lake; thence through the middle of said Long Lake and the water communication between it and the Lake of the Woods, to the said Lake of the Woods; thence through the said lake to the most northwestern point thereof, and from thence on a due west course to the river Mississippi...
Seite 174 - ... indicating the early discoveries, the settlements and the general development of the continent, the colonies and the nation, in connection with the text-book study of these features. No time can be spared in History for practice in map-drawing. (e) For rapid and thorough tests of pupil's knowledge of Political, Descriptive, and Physical Geography, and of many facts in History, no series of questions and answers can equal in three hours what may be ascertained, practically, of their knowledge...

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