STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, BRIDGEWATER.
Literature 1. Elementary course. Miss Hill. Second 3^ear. Nineteen weeks, four periods a week.
The aim of this course is to give the student a working acquaintance with elementary school literature and with cultural literature for teachers. Methods of presenting liter attire are discussed in connection with subjectmatter, and a special study of poetry for the grades is made. The project method prevails in this course.
Thirteen weeks, one period a week.
Thirty-eight weeks, one period a week.
of the covuse is to develop skill in writing
on paper and on the
taught, consisting of thorough
training in posture, penholding, muscular relaxation for ease writing; practice in
correct letter formation, words, sentences, paragraphs,
good penmansliip with all other written work; demonstration lessons before classes in training school; practice teaching; course of study and practice outlined for the different grades in schools. Use is made of standard tests for rating and measm-ing handwriting. for the piu"pose of correlating
Fine and Practical Arts.
Miss Nye. week.
five periods a
planned with the aim of gi\ang students a working knowledge which they will need in directing the work of children, and an acquaintance with the processes which they may use. The subjects are lettering, color theory, design and color application to projects made in Handicrafts 1; representation, including primary drawing, principles of perspective, picture composition and nature drawing. coiu-ses are
of the principles
Prevost. Second year.
Elementary methods and training course.
Nineteen weeks, two periods a week.
A definite, progressive series of lessons is developed in each subject, including demonstrations and lesson plans for each school grade, with discussions on the psychology of dra\ving. Courses used in neighboring towns and cities are studied.
Six weeks, two periods a week.
This course includes the teaching of drawing and handwork in the training The work consists of two conference periods a week; the preparation of lesson plans and demonstrations in teaching; practical teacliing, under direct supervision, in drawing, art crafts, and elementary forms of handwork. school.