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CATALOGUE AND CIRCULAR

PROVIDENCE. R.I.

18 8 2 .

PRO V IDE NCE, F..

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lo~ l~REMAN

& CO.,

l~ll l .NTEHS

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of Qt ru stcrs OF

STATE NORMAL SC HOO L, 1882-83.

lhs ExcEt.LE~CY ALF!lE D II . T.lTTLEFJFLD. H1 s lloxon li ENRY II. F'AY .

DA YJD S. BAKER, JH.. LC CIUR D. DA\"18, R EY. C' IIARLES J. WrllTE, HE,.. GEORGE L. LOC K E, HE\' . DA::S IEL LEACH, D. IJ ., DWIG HT H. ADAMR , Commi~s i onc r

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New port.

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Centrevi lle.

Providen ce.

'1' 11 0MAH R ST OC KWEL[,. of P ublic School s and Secretary .of the Board of Tru stees.

;15 onr'U of (!h amimr%, 1881 -82.

PROF. S. S. GREENE

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Prov idence Coun ty.

)f. S. SMIT H, Esq .,

llE\' . ll ..). YAN DY KE , !lEY. E. 0. BARTLETT , E. K. PARKER l~sq .,

B. M. HOSWOHTH, Jn ., E'f1..

Newport County. -

\ Vashin g ton Cou nty. Kent Cou nty.

B ri stol County.

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.T. C. GREENOUGH, A. M. ,

Pn i NC IPAL,

jlfcnf{tl antl Jl!oml Science, F.kience ancl A rt of 'l'cal'/dng, Rhetm·ie, General

llistm·y.

FRANCES_W. LEWIS, A. B., Grauwutr, Lcmguage, Botany, I,atin, Oreek.

SARAH MAHBLE, C!temb<tJ·y, flfinemlogy, _Ycttural r ltilol:lplty, Readin{f, /,ilarcture.

Cll AHLO'l''l'E K DEMDIG, Arifkmeti(', Geometry, Ge0{)1'aJJlty, GeolO!J.If·

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ANNIE E. KENYON,

A 1·itltrnetic, A lgebra, P!tyttiolorJ!I·

ELLA M. SJJ OH'l', .Astronmny, D rmoing, L ati11.

CAROLINE E. SANFOHD, A. B., Germml .

CllAHLES II. GATES, lll'enclt.

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1882-83.

1882.

SEPTF.MUEn 5.

Tue~tlay.

SF.I'TE:\IBE R (i.

ll't•drUS(lay.

NO\' E:'<IHER

'l'hank~giving Recess o f t hree d1tys.

Df;cF.MBEH

Annual oxnm in ntion for admission. Fallnnd \Yint er ' l'erm begins.

Christm:ts Recess.

26-27.

1883. JAN UA nY

25.

!J.30 JANUAH Y

26.

Semi -a n nual puhlic exam i nation, begin ni ng nt

'Jlmrsd1ty.

riday.

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Graduating exercises beginnin g a l lO

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W INTER VACATION. Rcm i-nn nn nl exami nation fo r admi ss ion.

FEBH U.ARY

6.

T uesday.

FEBH UARY

7.

lVe<lnCJ~day.

Spring and Su m me r T e rm beg in s.

l"EnnuA n Y 22.

1'/m/rS<lay. 'Vash ington's Bir th day.

A P inT~

Opring Hcccss.

17-21.

'M AY

30.

l Vednesday.

J uNE

28.

'J'hm·r<day.

.TUNE

29.

Friday.

9.30

Decoration D ay.

(No exe rc ises.)

(No exercises.)

Semi·nnnu nl publi c exn min ati on beginning at

A. >L

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GRADUATES, FAI~ L AN D \\' iNTER '.L' ERM, ENDING JAN UA RY

N ,un:s .

RE SID KK C~:s .

27, 188.2.

P. 0. AnDRESS .

. .. Fl'lli t I~ ill ... . . . . Ccnt.rcdalc. Angell , E mma A . . .. On,k L n,wn . . . . . . . Q;,k Law n. Bark er, Mabel A. . P lymouth, 1\Iass . . . Plymouth, l\lass. Cha nd ler, C: race D . Colwel l, i\Iyra E . . . . . Greenville.. . ... . Greenri ll c. . . Barrington .... . . . \ra.rrc n. Uor ncll, ~f ary A. Attleboro', J(ass . .. Att.lcboro', llfass. Cummin gs, Atb B. . . \Vatchc mokct . .... East Providence. Parroll , JDmma F. . .. Su mm it ... . .. . .... Summi t. H al l, llann;th A. H opkin s, Harri et lt ..... Pawtucket.. . . . . Paw t ucke t. Hu nt, Cyl inda E . .. .. . . Ccntrcdalc . .. . ... . Ccnt.rcdalc. Lu i;hcr, E ll a. :v~ ......... \ \'arrcn . . .... . .... "'anon. i\faso n, B li zabct.h W . ... War ren ... . .... .. . Warren. P eckham, Ali ce lii. ..... Boston Neck ...... Nnrragan scLt Pi er. \Vi ghtma.n, J. Lewi s .. .. 'l' ircrton ... ..... . . 'l' ivcrton .

HES I OE~Ct:S.

P.O.An nnt:1:-s

Ba st Pro,•idcn cc. . . Walchcmok ct.. . Ad;tms, H a rri et. E. Bail ey, J ohn I I .... . .Norl. h Smit.hficld . . Woo nsocket. Har ber, Stillman 11. G . . Glen Hock ........ U sq ucpaug h. . .Nort h Scil.natc . ... No rth Scit.uat.c. Boss, Lu cy A .. Hrockwa. v, Blanche .. ... Oak Lawn ........ Oak TAtw n. Duricc, ihu Lim B . ..... East Providence . .. East. Providence. lro wlcr, l!'mnccs II ...... Providence . . . . .. . . OS John St reet. Gould, Omn ch A ....... Franklin, Mass ... . Franklin , Mass. P ond, .El len II. A . . . . Woonsoc ket . ...... W oo nsocket.

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.Annsfrong, Jo.::;cphine ... . Provi dence. Baker, Clara L. . ..... .... Norlh Smithfield. Balon, H annah A... . . .. ... ........ Warwick. Bra inard, Em E . . . . ...... . Crompton . Brown ~[a llie E. ... . . ......• ..... . .... Seeko nk, Mass. Browning, }I innie L .... Boston K eck. Carey, Mary 'r. S . . . . . . . . . ... . ..... . Pawtucket. Carpenter, H ettie P . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . East Providence. Gha<c, Leo nora \\' . . ...... ......... . L illie Compton. Clemence, I da :\I..... . ... . . . ........ J ohn ston. · Clemc nec, ,\ lary A . . ..... . . . ...... .. .... . Johns ton.

Flemin g, Elizabclh l[ . . Valley Falls. l•'dre, .\faggic S ... Westerly. llarl ow, Chauncey P .. l'roviclenee. ll nnl. Th eresa J ........... . .. ........... . Cent redale. l de, Edilh A. . . . . .. . . . .• . . .East l'roviclenec. J cfit'I'.::i Jcnn ic . . . . Pawtucket. J ohnson, Mary B. . ... Chepachet. Lawson. 1\lary A .... ................ . ..... Bast Providence. 1

Lord, Gcorgiactta

. ..... . .. . .. . . ...... Providence.

Lowe. :Mabel 'r .. . ...... , .... .... .... .. .Providence. 1\larlin, Abbie :JI .. .... . .. ........ . .. . .. . . Harrington . .\ldlaslcr Genera . .. .. ..... ........ . . . .... Willin gto n, Conn . .\[oore, H. J~lla .... .... .... . .... Hi eh moncl. Phi llips, :Fannie J~. . ... .. ..... ....... Soulh Bend, Ind . P iPrce, F'a nnie ]~ . ....... PawLuckct. Hilrv, Mabel K.... . .... . East Prov iden ce. Smilh, Nellie,\[. ... . GenLml l<'aiJ s. Ste ph ens, Wellha A .. Providence. SLraighl, IIarrict E . .. \ \fa.tchemokct. 'l'arbvx, Eflic .L.. . . . Plainfield, Co nn. 'J'iffa.ny, Fann ie E. . . \Varwick Nec k. Tra fto n, Agnes ,\[ .... Pawtu cket.

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Allin , J<'l orcncc S An gell , :Ru th A . Arn old , W illi aJ1l Barbour, :Ycllic F Barde n, C:trric D. Beard , Minnie .. Boss, Caroline Brayton, llcnril'tta M Brow n, Inc" ~~ BuLler, ~Ltrgaret 0 Carpenter, Alida ~I. Du nan s, Ida E . . Frost, Ida L. H an na. h, T e resa A . .

Hawkin s, J,ottic B. Hindl ey, Clari ,sa A .. H oward, \V alter S. J-oslin, Buclora. E. J(in g. Ann ie M. ~ l anchcs tcr , Su san E. Mal Li so n, Lei la A .. McCloskey, ~buy 0. ~lo wry, Mabel. Pei rce, Sarah P . Ph il lips, Jam es S J... icrcc, Jessie A . ... Rand al l, Sarah W .. Read, Nellie IV . Scott, E stella P. Shippoc, Minnie 11 .. ... SLCCJ'C, I na V ... 'l'a.bor, Walter H. 'l'cw, Mari ctbt IV .. \Va.tcrman , Blsic 0 . . Wh eelock, Aurill a C.

@:(ass.

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(~ . ) RK S i llt:NCE S .

Warren. . l'rovidcncc.

.. So uth F osLer. . . Ashton . . .. . . South Scituate. . .. Woonsockct. . . . . ~o,路th Sci t uatc. . .. . Oak Lawn. .. . Willimantic, Ct. . Paw t ucket. . . Sec kon k, i\lass. . .Xorth Smithfield . . Cen t ral Fall s. . . Provid ence. . ... .. Providence .

. . . . . . Valley Fall s. . . Cunlbcrlan cl. ... South Scituate. . .. Pcttaconset. . ... .' l'ircrton. . ..... Apponan g.

. ... Lonsda le. . .. Woon socket. . . .. T ircrto n. . . i\l ilh illc, ~ l a ss. .. . . . Greene. . . . . Foste r. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . East Providence. . ... Pa wtuckct . . . East Greenwich . . Hock land . . . Slatersville. . . Providence. . .... . Valley Fall s. . . . . . Woon,ocket.

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c _.ITALOt:U>: .\Nil ClltCULAR OF Tllf:

J unior (li;!nss.

(~.) Rr.lllDENCH S .

. _Pro\'iflcnce. An t hony, Mary JJ. . Woonsocl<ct. Arnold, Annie B. . ... Providen ce. Barl ow, ~J argareL A . . .. Starrc GoaL I sland . Bearse, Alice i\l. ..... East Proridcncc. Bowen, Amcy JF. . . . Barrington Ccnlrc. Bowen, Hattie A. . . Proridcncc. Buckley. :Maria F .. Cole, Lillie ~I. . .... :!oosup V alley. .. In·c rto n. Collins, Arthur W. . Seeko nk, Mass. Cunningham, lela A. . . ..... Provid ence. Dunham, Julia A .. . ..... North Smithfield. Erans, Allen B. Field, Jan et A. . . Mohegan. Frye, Alice ... . .. \V illi mantic, Con n. Gardner, Gertrude L .. . . Warren. Gifford, C:trric C. . ... . Ports month. Gorman, Catherine C .. . ... Provid ence. Gould, Herbert. . . .. P eace D ale. Hanso n, Mary E. . . So merset, Mass. Harris, Ida M. . .. Pascoag. Hicks. Elizabeth U . ... . . Pawtuck et. Holt, Jan e IJ. . ... Provid ence. lloxsie, Sarah . ... ....... .. . . .. . . .. Quonochon taug. H udson, Cora I.. . .. . Proridcn ce. Irons, Ellen E. . . . . . . .. .. . . . ... J ohn ston. Johnson, Nellie L. . . . Proridcn cc. Kenyon, Florence R ......•.... . . . ... ..... Hoslyn, L. I. Lufkin, Cla ra B. . West Unity, N . II.

MeLcocl, Lau ra. McLoughlin, Mary L. Mow ry, Id a M Nichols, Angie E . . . Nyc, Ph ebe A Orm sbee, Elizabeth ll Ph illips, George W ..

. . Providence. . .Central Fall s. . . Proridencc. Snmm it. ... Westerly. . .. .. . . . . . . Providence. . . Mill ville, Mass.

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------------~~-~-0-Il-IC-I-SL-A-N-D-N-.0-Il-O!-A-L-S-.(-'I-0-0-L.------------9~ . . .. Milh·ill c, Mass. Phi llips, Mary J<:. . lJ xbridge. Mass. Smil ey, L otti e B .. Wa rwiek. Spe nce r, George \\r. J r . ... Oonlrcvi llc. Spe ncer, ln cz . . . H arm ony. Slccrc, .J<:IIa M . . . . . . N . AWcbo ro, Mass. Th omas, Le na A . . NayaLL J'oi nt.. 'Pobin , Bllcn ~~ . . . ... . . . . . . .. . .. .. Di a monrl H ill. Weeden, U na B . . . Onmbcrlancl. Whipple, Uora E . . Hu m mit. Win sor. Lco n; •rd I. . -Providence. \\7 ri ght, Ada, };' . . . . . . .. . .... . . .. . . .... PI·ovidcncc. Youn g, S usan na

S'l' UD 'E N'fS PU HSU I NG ONE OR

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ST U DI ES OF TH E t\ 0\r ANC' ED

COURS I,:.

A ngell, Ru th A. Arrn st rong, Josephine Bail ey, J ohn II. Bark e r, Mabel A. Bato n, H a nn a h A. B.d<er, ()Jam L. Bea rd, Minni e Brayto n, IIc nri clta M. Brow n, In c" M. Carey, Mary '1'. S. Carpente r, H ettie P. Clemence, Ida M. Cl crn cncc, 1\fary A. F lemin g. ]~ li "abe th II. Gardn e r, Gerl;md e L. Hall, Ilannah A. llawkin s, Lottie E. Hopkin s, Ilarrict R .

Jeffers, J ennie J ohn son, Mary 13. J'oslin, End ora l!J. Lawson, 1\_lary A. Martin, A bbie M. J\Ic)fastcr, Ge nc1'a Mow ry, Ida J\1. Mowry, ~I a.bcl Phillips, Pan nic E. Riley, Mabel K . Scott, Estell a F. S tcve ns, IV cltha A. 'J'abo r , Walter II. 'J~a rbox, Effie J~. T c w, Mari etta , V. ~rifra.n y,

Fa.nnic

J~ .

Wh eeloc k, Aurilla C.

Yonng, Susann a.

Oll1cr st ud ents pursuing special course .... .

21 Wh ole llnmbcr of pupils in t he school during th e year . . . .. 159 o

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Sta te of Thi s institution was es ta blished on its prc!3ent basi~ by the pnsscd March Rh ode I sland in 1871. By the net of the General Assc mhly , the man路 14, 1871, t he 11hodc Jshmd Normal School wns placed "under r of Public agc mc nt of the State Board of Education and the Commi~sionc

Schoo!s, as the Bonrd of T ru stees." OUJE.C'L'

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'PHE SCHOOL.

to prepa re Th e object o f the school is to enable th ose wh o nrc to teac h as foll o ws: fo r th ei r wo rk. Some of the specific olljccts of the school arc uring firm sec in 1. T o aid the pupils, and to prepare them to aid ot.hcrs, th e stu d y p hysical health. Each class entering the schoo l beg in s at once Evtry of Physio logy, with the a id of a manikin and other apparatus. d uty. T he pu pil is in structed to make t he preservation of health 11 prim1ll nt any ti me amo u nt of school work nssigncd to a p u pil may be d imi nished i f heal th requ ires. order 2. Th e selecti o n nnd t he topical arrangem ent in natmal Ol' logical iu the public of the objects a nd subjects whi ch t he pup ils arc to teach in studyi ng schools of the SLate. 'l' his includes modes of using text-books and in tC'ac hi ng, accord ing to t he topical 1n ode. branches 3. T o gain a k no路wlcdge of the subject m atter of t he several

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incl uded in the ' 'Cou rse o f Study." ed by 4. rr o ga in a k no wl ed ge of t he princ iples of teach ing as determin pm ent. the fac ul t ies of t he hum an m ind and t he laws of their develo to acqu ire 5. T o ga in n k nowl edge o f t he best methods of teachin g a nd

skill in the usc of method s, by teaching.

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6. T o gain a k now ledge of the principles and methods of school organizat ion and government.

Sinre sel f-control is th e first condition o f the

power to goYern o1 hcrs, the pupils of the No rmal School are train ed to hah its of self control.

7. T o lead those who nrc to teach to that rtpprccinlion o f the value of good teachin g wh ich is esse nti al to the ge nuine enthus iasm of a. teacher. 8. The fo rm ati on of the character o f those who arc to teach. 'J'hi s object in its moral signifi can ce is the most impo rtant object of th is school. C.-\NDIDA T ES F On ADMI SS ION.

Male appli can ts for admi ssion to the school must be seventeen years of age: fe mal e applicants, s ixteen. Application for adm ission should be mad e in person, or by lette r, to th e Principnl, or to the Commissioner of l=>ublic Sc hools, otn ce in Eli zabeth Building, No. 104 North Main stree t, Pro vidence, R L Ca ndidates who appl y by letter should state1. N ame in fulL 2. Post Office Address. 3. Age.

4.

Place of previous cch wati on an d the stud ies pu rsued. If candidate has taught, the number of te rms' ex perience. Candirlatcs should al so furnish a wri tten testi monial o f good moral charactcr from some responsible person. 5.

Applicants furni shin g satisfactory evid ence of hav in g honorably co mpleted a llig h School course will be admitted Without au examinatio n ; other applicants will be examined in Head ing, S pell ing, Pe nmanshi p, Arithmetic to In volu tion, Geography, Gram mar, and U ni ted States IT istory Candidates fo r adm ission must p resent themselves in the Study Hall of the No rmal School Building, on Tu esday, the first day of th e term, at 9.30 o'clock, A. M.


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H. IIODJ~ J~LAND

NO rtl\b\ L SC JJ OOL .

A tw o yea r 's course o f study has been prescribed by th e 13oard o f l:du Graduates o [ Hi gh Schools usually finish t he co urse in less than

co.Lion.

tw o years. All ca ndidates for g raduation arc req uired to pass a. satisfactory exami nation in writin g in all of the prescribed studies.

Physiology. Geometry. Lesso ns in Language. E lementary PIJysics and Chemistry.

Zoology.

Second 'l'enn. luithm ctic beg un .

Gcog mpl•y. Heading. Grammar. Drawing.

'l'hird 1'onn. Arithmeti c completed. Hh ctoric. English Literature. General History. Physical Geography. Algebra.

Geology. }('(mrth 'l 'enn.

Astronomy. Botany. Natural J>hiJosophy. Ele men ts of .Mineralogy and Geology. Mental and Moral Philosophy.

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Science and Art of Teaching, including 1. Prin ciples and Methods of Instruction. 2.

School Organization and Government.

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School Laws of Jth ode I slan d.

General exe rci ses in Spelling, :Music and P en man ship. A sysle m of gymnastics, adapted to prumoLc the hcnlth of the pupils, and such as can be used in the schools o f the StaLe has been adopted. J.~ecturcs by special instructors, a nd others, arc given throughout the

course. The following lectures have been g iven during t he yea r: ,'-,'forms.-I. P. Noyes, of the U. S. S ig nal Se rvi ce, \Va.s hiugtou. Jli,'lfory.-Rcv. Augustus Woodbu ry , Providence. Jh~tory.-Edward A. Freeman, D. C. L. , Engl!wd. Jfoney.- IIon. Rowland H aza rd , P rov idence. A course of lessons in \Hi Ling has been gh•cn by A J. Manches te r, Pri ncipal of t he Th ayer Street Grammar School, Prov idence. Th ose who honorably co mpl ete the co urse o f study receive a. di pl oma issuetl by author ity of t he State, a nd signed by the Governor, the Commissioner of Publi c Schools, f\.nd the Principal. ADV.A.NCED COUHSil:.

Au advanced course of study, including Lati n, Greek, F rench, Ge rman, :Mathematics, and Katural Science, ha s been auth orized , so that grad uates of th e sc hool and others who arc qualified may m;tkc fuller preparation for reaching than can be secu red by the two years ' co urse alone. Au advanced study may be pursued by any pup il in the two yea rs' course, but not to the neg lect of the studi es authorized in t he com mon schools of the State.

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(1)111%% \':iVotlt intlullr!l in J ir.s't (llo ut路%c. JUNIOU CLASS . (U.)

GEO.\ II~T i tY.

100*.

Course of lesso ns in fo rm.

T eaching and dcmontiLration of theorems.

Lessons in form taught oUjcctivcly.

Class Work.

strated and applied by means o f problem s.

Theo rem s demon -

Orig inal dem o nstratio ns of

theorems. Drill in teachi ng theorems Uy the inductive method. Modes o f recitati on invented by the pupil. )lodes of teaching Geometry. 路written cxamimltions. ]~ L ii:~li~NTAHY CILIO: ~IIS'l'IO' AND PIIY SlCS.

100.

Defini tion of terms. l?orccs. Physical and c hc mi Cl\1 properties, name, so urces and uses o f the more common simple substances. Si mil ar topi cs in regard to th e m o re jmportaut compound su bstances, with the addition of t.he che mi c:\ I analysis of the compound. Latent heat and its cJTccLs in nature. 'l'hco rctical Chemi stry, sutlicieut to und ersta nd and apply the law of multipl e proport ions. Objec t lessons throughout. the co urse fo r teaching the ClatJ~ 路work. meaning of te rms . and for teaching the facts o f c he mistry. Modes of teac hin g and recitatio n. apparatu s.

11Ianipulation of g lass tubin g.

1\laking simple

Pmctice in performing experiments.

11 11\'SIO LOGY. 100. Anato my of the body,-skin, mu scles, bo nes, vi sce ra, nerves and special se nse organ s.

Physiology of eac h part, dea lin g es pecially with t.hc forces

t.hat produ<.;e t he var ious c hanges in the h uman body. l lygicnc of each o rgan and function , special at.tc ntiou be in g g iven to t.hc evide nces of incipi ent di sease, and to t he general c hanges in lmbits that will cheek and preve nt such di sease. Class Work. '\' he first tift.y lessons arc spe nt by pupil s in exam ining and stud yi ng the body, aided by a human ske leton and manikin , and dissections of bodies of lower ani mals. *Approximate nnmbcr of lcssom;. 3

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C.I'L\LO<:Cic .\~ll Clll CL'L .\Il OF Tli'll

Th e special aim in these lessons is to teach the pup il s how to study th e human body, and how to prc:;crvc it fro m harm ctud disease. Th e other fifty lessons arc taught hy th e pupils them selves.

'J'h c sub-

jects cons id ered not havin g been presented to the class before, the student teacher is requi red to select Lhe m att er to be ta,ug ht, to arrange it, and to teach it without other aiel in p1·cpanlt.ion than what he can get from bo oks and specimens by his own efforts. T hese lessons arc followed by question and criticism on both matter and method, aud inaccuracies arc carefully corrected.

\Vri t.tcu papers frequent.

LA='Gt:.\GE. 65. llricf hi sLOry of the Engli~h language. \Vord stud y. D cri \•at.io n:;:. Definitions. Synonyms. Letter writing. Hul cs for capitals. P unctuation. Cla.'<l$ 1Vork. Oral teaching of rules, with written and ora.\ a pplications of the same.

Practice in letter writing.

Written cxamirmLions.

L~-: ~w :-; s

ox .ANDL \LS. 30. Careful sLudy of typical forms. Classifi cation of animals. General knowledge of in sects. G'l<t.~d Work. Dissec tion of typie<d fo rm s. Practice in conduct in g d is·

sections.

J UN I O i t C L 1\ SS. AHI 'I' IDJ £TIC fh:<• UN.

1.

( A .)

90

Operations with number:;.

Class 1Vurk. 'J'caching'cxcrciscs- illu sl.rating by object.s-o n all topics included in elementary work, l.o occao;;ion ideas and lead t he child to d is· tinguish them. .Modes of recitation attd review, or igi ttal :uu.l imilativc. Drill in variety of form s of fundamental proccs.scs. 2. Principles of Arithm etic through the ~f ct.ric Syst em Clax.~ Work. Teach ing exercises IJy which principl es. ddin itions and rules arc ta ught acco rding to t.lt c inductive rn ct.h od. ProiJle ms, o ri g inal

and selected, for application of principles. Du .\WI NG.

Writte n cxa.m inatiou s

no.

Geo metrical problems. Free· hand dmwing, incltlding co pying paLtern s, object·dmwing and des ign in g. Pcn;pective. Cla~Js

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1Vork.

Practice in prohlems, frcc·hand wo rk, and pc rspecttve

with pencil and on IJlack· board.

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100.

(if.:OCit A I'llY

Ktudy of the E arlh hy n<-tual oh~ervation. positi on of ohjr('l :-1

oh~rrn:d:

H rprP~entatio n of

relative

first, while ohserving; Sc('o nd , from HH' tn ory.

Onllnnd writle n dcsC' riplion s of ohj('C'ts :-uHl r('lat.ion s ohservrd .

Obj ect

}('sso ns on linC':Lr :HHl sq uare mcnsu rc«, <'ardi mtl ;wei intermediate points of

compass, drawin~ h,r sc ale.

Lrssons on wal <' r in all its forms, vertical Rtucly of Rh ode

form s of land and drainage, horizontal form :;, cli m ate.

F orm a ud

Island hy mea ns of ohsr rvation , mod el, ma p, :tnd d<'S(Tipli ons. Ho tati o n of the Earth and it s results.

s ize of Earth.

s iz('. and rch1tiv e posit ion of c-ontinents nnd orC'ans.

l •~or m , com parative

Parall els an d m erid -

ian s, latitude a nd longitude. Map of the \\',)r\d . Study of North Am eri<·a hy mean s of oh~ervation, globe. model. map and desc rip tions. N!lLural fca LtlrPs, p('op le o f di stant. parts and t he ir c usto ms ~t.udi ed by means of pictures and desc ri ptions. P ol_i t.ical divi sions of North Am erica. R evolu ti on o f th(' Ea1·th and in ("]i nation of it s axis, with resuils. Cta.~.-< 1\"orl.·. 'l'c!IChin g. modell in g, map -dmwing from mc mor_r .

Writ -

ten exa mination s. 100.

\ { 1•:,\D I N(:.

P nwtire in readin g

Glass ll'ork. 11 \ odt•s of leaching GHA.\Io\I AH.

"100.

Anal ysis and pars in g. C/t1.~.~ ll!fn·k

s nhj (•f'l..

l(x: nei ses in teac-hing all ll 1c faer s and principi<'S of t he

Drill in analys is and pa rs in .~. incl udin g m od <'S of Ol'n.l and w ri t-

ten rrc ilati nns.

l ~xe r<· i ses for trainin g th e pupil to <l ctrc t :11111 CO ITCC L

cnors in t he liS<' of langw1ge. f(·ac llin g Grammar.

Dis<'ussion of th e p1·eva le nL m odes of

'\'riLtcn examinati o ns.

MTUDT~l<":

A IWANC I;:I) A lli'I'II.\IE'I' I C.

CLA SS.

100.

P ri nciples taugh t orally and applied, fi rs t hy m ental, nnd (Yruf.~ Work Ea(·h p u p il t rn.ined in th e n hy w r itte n exercises. Al odes of teaC' hin g. tcnf'i 1ing t he sevc ml top ics. t rn.nsaC'tio ns.

Sol u tion o f originnl p l'O IJi em s.

ll lodcs of m ak ing

11.11<1

Bu s iness

ass ig ni ng o r igin a l pro hle m s.

'Vril·

te n exa mi na t io ns .

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A I.(:EBI{ ,\, 100. -M od es of tcncll in g nnd r ec itatio n. nm plcs for practice.

Defi ni t io n of te rm s.

Solu tion an d expla.nntion of p rohlem s.

Hul es.

Ex-

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C.IT.\LOOUE .\~Tl CIR CU LAR O F T H E

('!t 1,'(,,

Work.

Practice in teaching.

ori.~inal problems. HIIJ<:TORT('.

Sol u t ion o f p robl e m s

;)Q,

Drllnition and general divisions of lang u ngc. tic~.

and the philosophy of wit.

(']cmcnts and the

qualitic~

Outl ine o f me n tal faC' nl -

'!' he pri n c ipl e~ o f bcrmty fi.IHl sublimi ty.

Philosophy of ta!":lc.

form~

Mak ing

Written cxnmin a t ions.

Fi g ura t ive lftn,gn11gc.

of Englis h style.

T he

Th e esse ntial

A ppl ica.t io n o f p ri nc ipl es in

writtrn exercises, and in rhetorical c rit icis m.

Method s o f teac hin g com -

position writing. (Ia.~-~

Work.

Principles taught by bl:lck -hon rd e xe rc ises.

R ecitat ions

and 11pplication of princ-iple:-; by blac l,:.board e xe rc ises in "· h ic h pupils usc tll(•ir own selections for illustration. \ \'cck ly prn.ct icc in differe nt kind s of wri ttcn compo::;ition, dcstriptivc, a rg um enta ti ve, c tt . development of plans in essay wr it in g. r~~ap..

rn lC m akin g and

Co rrec ti o n a nd re-w ritin g of

Reviews and 'nillcn exa min atio ns.

Or.OT.Or.Y.

20.

Obsen·at ion of changes now in prog rc;;:s upon t he ea rt h.

S tu dy of t he

forces Uy wh ich these cha nges a rc produ ced , an d o f the htws wh ic h govern t hese fo rces.

Stud y of t he st l'll c t ure o f the ea rth by mean s of o bser-

vation and d m:cripti ons.

S tudy o f t he

nebu la r t heo ry, a nd of th e

develop ment of t he eart h- mechn.n; cal a nd chemi ca l ch nngcs , c lmn ges wrought by li fe. St udy o f th e successi \'e geol ogic ages as r harn ctc rizefl hy fo rm ations an d foss il s.

Cia ....~ Work.

T eaching, oral a nd w rill en e xami nations.

ENGLISH LITEHAT UHE.

Glo&'l Work.

100.

Rec itatio n of th e hi sto ry of the E ng li sh Lan g uage under

top ics. Group in g of important facts in th e hi story o f En gli sh I~ itc rn tmc. Presenta ti on of t he li ves and times o f a ut ho rs ns related to t heir writings. 'J' he verbal, log ical and rhcto ri c·al ann lysis of ty pi ca.l selec tion s o f li tcmt m e.

Modes of teachin g.

t\pee ial exc1·r ises hy th e severa l m embers of

t hr class in ga ining an out!J ne of n.n au t ho r's life, a.nd in analyzin g h is ~t y l c , accompanied by readi ngs selec ted hy th e pupil s. lions. P H YSJC i\T, G EOGR A PHY.

T. Defin e.

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\ Vr ittcn exam inn·

30.

E a.rth in the nnivcr;;:e- in t.he so lar system.

fo rm , volume, mass.

Th e 'Ea rLh as

l\

mag net.

consir! ercr! inr!cpe nr! en t.Jy o r s nn ·s hea L. Li on and ca uses or ,.okanocs.

Vo lca nic p he nom e na

E n•t hqn nkes.

Earth- its

T empc ratme of th e earth DisLribn ·

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ISLAXD 'O RM .\L SC' II OO L.

Ge nera l arra nge ment of the lan d masses. ll orizontal form s of the Bcltcf fo1ms class1hcd Plrun s, plateaus, mount.11 ns, vallcjs

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ront1ncnt s

S tru ctm c of the New " 'o rld. Au stralia.

Structure of Asia,. Europe, Afri cn, and F o rmation of

I slan ds class iflccl.

T,aws of conti nental reli efs.

co ntl , n.nd of volcanic island s.

nL

a. 'V ater

HS

a gcogrnphical clem ent.

R ivcrs- lhc ir fo rm ation and agency .

b. Continental " ' atcrs.

Lak es- th e ir format ion and di stri ·

Drainage of N. America, S. Am erica, Asia, Europe, Africa, Au sComposition of wat er. Tcm pNat m c. :Manne life. Rc:t bottom. T he oceans-their for ms, sizes, depths, etc. Oceanic movebut ion.

c. T he sea.

t ralia.

me nts, waves, tides, cu rre nts. lV. Th e ntmosphere as a geographicn l clement. Climate. Ast ronomi cal climate, law of di st ributi o n of heat, intlu enee of ea rt h 's motion. Phy sicnl cl imat e, dev intion from astronomical climate. General c irc ulation of atm osphe re, trade w ind s, pcriodi<'al and vari a ble winds, revolv ing storm s. Di strihuti o n of vapor in the atmosphe re. Ti me and c haract er of rain s in Hainfall of t he difie re nl continents.

diffe re nt la.titndes.

ta l and verti cal di stribution. bution. V.

Snow, ho rizo n -

Glacie rs. formation a nd geogrnp hical di stri -

Optical an d luminou s phenomena of the atmosph ere. l<~ J•' E UPO N THE EAH'l'IT.

a. Vegetat ion in the diffe ren t latitudes.

Di stribution of vegetat ion in the northern contine nts. Verti cal di stribu tion of vegetation. Vegetation of th e sout hern cont in ents. Animnl s of the no rthern contin e nts.

Animal s of the so uth ern co n ti n e nt ~ .

fo r hum an life a nd social progress.

b. Pro vision

Mate rial s for food , rai ment and shel -

c. 'l'h c human family.

Th e gco· te r. ]ll in cra ls e mployed in the arts. g raphical raceR, t heir location nnd charac te ri sti cs. Law of va riati on o f types. ll istoriral importft.n cc o f the diiTcrcnt races. d. T e rrest rial contrn sts.

T he co nt in ents o f hi story ,

1fi ST OB.Y.

1.

70.

GENF. IU T. ll !STOHY .

niftn natio ns.

Origin of Nation s.

Sketch of Grecian H isto ry.

llren l.;ing up of t he Ro m an Empire.

Aryan , Scnlitic and Tura-

Sketch of Ho ma n ]iisto ry.

li'ormat.ion of stntes an d l.;ingLl oms

of mod e m ]\m ope, inc luding th e early hi story of Grent H ri tain.

S pecial

study of the Hcnaissnncc n.nd Hcformat io n. Ola.~-~ Work. D nily recitations nccording to topirs n•-rnnged sons to keep f'On st:lntly in vi e w t he relntion s to each other, of promi ne nt e ve nts in t he

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c ivilized wo l'l d.

'\' riLi e n ex ami nations.

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Di~conries.

t·-.;n~-:o RT.\TF:~ llt~TOHY,

2

Period of tlu• ('onfrdemtinn.

lutinnary period.

Hevo-

Colon i:tl H istory.

United States undC'r the

prr:-;ent ('onstilution. ('fo.~s ll'ol'k.

Prrpari11g lopic·s, sui tnhlC' to he g ivrn in C'ommon

~e h oo l s ,

upon tla• variou~ pcriolls.

SK~ IOH

The earth in its rrlntion to th<' so lar

Dt•linitinns.

The planet.:.;.

The moon.

('lfl.'(j Work.

~tudy

excrrisc:-:~.

tc:v·hin~

exerc ises.

\Yritirn rx:tmin atio ns.

of the root. stem, bud, le:tf, fl ower, fruit and seed.

) li noscopie study of Jowrr fo rm s of plants.

Glmt:J JI'Ork.

Constant teaching cxc r('i S<'S upo n all t he topics namrd, P rnrtice in the

\Vri ttcn cxaminnt.ions.

of the mic rosf'opc.

PuY~t cs.

Anal ysis of

C'la s~ i(irat i on .

u" ing fo t· illustration sprr im<'n ~ (·ollcrtNl hy th e c ln sR 11!-iC

Th e sun .

Blac k -board de-

100.

BOT\XY.

plant..;.

sy~tc m .

Ohsc1Tatio n of thr principal constellations.

Daily rec-itations and

Original

lineations.

C L t\ SS .

100.

•\.STROXO:\IY.

100.

General descript ion or the for ms of allrnrtio n and lnws governing t lH:ir net ion. Mcc·han iC'S. ism. Optics.

Clwur Work.

!Tyclrostati(-s.

I rydrattlics.

P n CIJill[IL irs.

J\ l ng nct-

]~xcrri~cs in performing ex pe rime nt s nccc~snry to illus-

trate the subjects taught, and in deducing t hr prin c iples hy the a id of il lustrations. teaching by

Drill in solv ing philoso ph icnl pr o hlr ms. C\'Cry

)(JNF:RAI.OGY.

pupil.

D aily cxcreiscs in

\\'ritt cn examinatio ns.

20.

A kn owledge of th e more co mmon minerals nnd t he rock s w hi ch th ey form.

Cl<tR-'1 lVork. 1,hc analysis and naming of min erals. Co ll ec tin g speciThe uses or r.he mineral s studied in nat m c and in t. hc useful a rts.

mens.

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TEACH I NG.

150.

1.

P SYC H OLOG Y.

Clnss lVork. Teach ing t he sulJjreL indnrtivcly. t he gene ral o utlin e being developed from the facts of the pup il's co nsciousness. R end in g and analysis of subjee ls included unde r P•yc holog_v, as presented in refe rence

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an d text-books. Practice in teaching P syc hology. Ulass disc ussions of questions suggested by reading nnd recitations. He views aud wrillcu cxamitlatioltS.

2.

1\IOHAJ,

SC IENCE.

Object: to ga.iu ct !wow ledge of the fundamental

principles of moml ity as determined by tile mcnt:LI clnd mo ral nature of man. and to form plan s for g i\'ing moral in sLruet.ion, Uy olJject lcl3sO ns t.o

yo un g pupil s, ctnd Uy prece pts to older pupil s.

Cla:JS lVork. 3.

Similar to that under P sychology.

Sc u oo 1~ l ~s路t路 nucnu:-~.-:M o dc s

of teaching and study.

Course of

study arran~cd fo r th e primary school , for the inte rmediate o r secondary

school, and for the gram mar school. Cia."~ Work. Arran gin g plans for teaching.

T eaching exercises.

Dis路

cu~~ions of the arL of teachiug, occa~ioned l>y t he exe rcises preseuted 4.

SC HOOL

sc hool.

On DEB.

o f sc hool gove rnm ent. mc nt.

AND

SCHOOL

T :trdiness and aU~cnce.

GovE tuon:~'l'. -

Orga nizat ion

of

NecessiLy

Dchool reco rd s and return s.

:Modes of sec uring the end s of schoo l goveru -

Cau ses of failure in school govern ment.

T he self reportin g syste m

Th e marki ng system.

Corporal punishm ent,.

0Lhcr

and better

modes of sec urin g schoo l order, as dctcrminccl l>y the nature of the child. Communication during ~LUdy hours. Unco nsciou s influence of teache r. Th e teac he r's relatio n to society.

il'~st het.ics in the sc hool roo m.

Lesso ns

in manne rs and moral s.

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OBsE H V.\TIO:\ Al'O D PtL\CTtCE

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TE.\ CII Ii'iG. - 'I'h c

schools of Pro \ i-

den ce furni sh an cxcclh.:ut opporLtmity for members o f t he Senior Class to acquaint them selves with the governm ent and instru cLion of cxccllcnL sc hools of eve ry grade. 'l'h c arrangeme nt. made IJy the superinte ndent of schoo ls and teache rs of t, hc city by which members of the Se ni or Cla.s~ ha ve rcnl practice iu teach ing t:S of g reat sc rvi<.:e to them. Tilt' cooperation of teachers of llli s city in aiding the pupils of the sc hool to m:tk c the \)est usc of their opportuu i路 tics for ob::;c rvatio n ami practice is worLhy of c~ p ccial cOnlt ncuda.t.ion

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:;Himllnncon%.

I.IUIL\H\', .\l'l'.\IL\'l'U S .\ND C.\U I N gT .

TilL' library is furnished with valuab le wor k s of reference.

Th e Phil o-

sophi<'al and Chemical Departments arc fmnishcd with :mch apparatus as

the cnur:-o.c of study require~.

.\ val uabl e collect ion of mi ne rals aud a

Zoological co\lcetion cnalJlc the pupils to prepare their lc:;sons in Na tural H istory in the \;est manner. The attention of the friends of ed ucation is called to t he fact t hat d o na tions of minera\8 and other speci mens of Natuml ll i::;lury arc g lad ly rc-

cci\·cd, am\ will be used in t he class work o f t he sc hoo l. 'I'Ul'l'JON.

T uition will be free lo all pupils who co mp lete the co urse o[ s tudy wi th the intention of leac h ing in th e public sc hools of Hh odc Is land .

'!'h ose

who do not intend to teach may e nte r th e school fo r a full or partial co urse at reaso nable rates of tuition. l'ECUN IAi n' A IIJ TO 'l'IIOt;E IN A't" L'E ~IJAN <.: E.

T he mileage approp ri ation of fiftee n hundred dollars will be di s tribu ted amon g lho.sc pupil s who rc::~i d e in t he State at a dis tance e xceed in g fi ve miles from Providence. P upils boarding in ProYidcncc will be en t itled to the sa me mi leage

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if

they lived at home. Th e aid fumi shed to any o uc pupil cannot exceed fo rt y dollars per yea r. B0 .\1{)).

rrhosc who board in t he city us u:dl y pay from $J to ,"'5 pe r week. 'I'EX'I'- BOQ I{S.

'I'c.\L-books needed for reference arc in part furui slu:Ll by the sc hool. SI::SS ION S.

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Th e sch ool holds its sessions o n ' l'ucsdllJ, \Vcdn csday, Thursday, Friday and Satu rd ay of each schoo l week, fro m 9.30 ,1 _

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to 2.30

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ISLAKD NOIDL-\L SC' IIOOL .

sehou l is open to visit ors during every session.

On Saturday, in ron nrc-

lion with t he usual exerc ises of the school, lectures nrc given hy Professors of Brown University. and by other~. upon subjects adapted to interest and inst ruct th ose actually engaged in teaching. as well as the pupils of th e sc hool. PHO)IP'I' AND HEGU I,A H r\T'I'Il:r\DANCE.

Th e work of each class is so syste matically arranged and so much of the in struction is g iven ind epe nd ent of text-books that it is greatly to the advantage of every pupil to be present on thc.fiNl day of the term, and, if possilJic, nt every exercise of the class. H:\ILHOAD A~D JL OHSE-C ..\H CO:'>OIUX I C.\TIO~ Wl'I'II '!'liE SC II OOJ,,

The railroad s whi c h centre in Providence enable pupils in n large portion of the State to board at home while attending 8c hool. Th e schoo l building is loc:ltcd on Benefit ~t rcet, corner of Waterman street, within a few minutes' walk of the Central Depot on Exchl\ngc Phwe. Horse-cars on all th e lines meet on Mark et ~quare , from which the sc hool building is easily accessible. All part~ of the city nnd State arc thus, hy m il road 11.ncl ho1路se-cars, brought into direct :md easy co mmuni cation with the school. Hail road companies furnish tickets at reduced rates to those attending t he Nor mal Sc hool. Th e Principal will aid pupils in obtaining t hese tickets.

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