This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...teacher may want to follow
our example. First, we have 1. Salt--little pieces of rock salt and
a tiny bag of table salt. With these goes a tiny booklet prepared
by the Language pupils, containing "Stories of Salt," "Salt Mines,"
etc.; and pictures of salt mines pasted in to illustrate the
compositions. Maps of salt regions are also added. Salt Springs are
found in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Michigan. Our United
States salt springs and salt wells, with their tanks, barrels for
salt, etc., are pictured in the booklet. And we found interesting
pictures of the salt mines in Russia, Poland and Germany also. For
a writing lesson we copied the story "Why the Sea is Salt" and the
best copy was put on this shelf. 2. Tea--Besides tea leaves,
pictures and stories, we have a quaint little tea cup that was
given to us by a missionary in China. 3. Coffee--berries, pictures,
etc. 4. Chocolate--fruit, candy, cake of chocolate, etc. 5.
Sugar--piece of sugar-cane, sugar, bottle of molasses. 6.
Flour--wheat-head, grains, flour mill pictures, etc. 7.
Rice--kernels, rice flour, and chopsticks whittled out by one of
the boys. 8. Pepper--pepper berry, ground pepper; compositions;
explanation of white, black and cayenne. 9. Cloves--with bottle of
oil of cloves; by the way the children will be interested to see
the clove petals. Did you know that the little ball that forms the
head of the clove nail is really composed of the petals of the
flower? Soak the clove in water for a while, and these petals will
soften and unroll. 10. Corn--grains, meal, ear, husks. 11. Barley
rye, oats--(specimens of each). We have also mustard, cinnamon,
sage, nutmegs, raisins, tapioca, soda, flavoring extracts candies
(to give us a chance to...
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||246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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