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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 30

Standard II

Standard II.

1. Pass-subjects.

Reading.—Sentences containing words of two syllables, and easy words of more than two syllables, to be read intelligently, and the meanings (not necessarily strict definitions) of the words to be known.

Spelling.—Easy words of two syllables.

Writing.—Short words, in copy-books, not larger than round-hand. On slate: Capital letters and transcription from reading book of Standard II.

Arithmetic.—Numeration and notation of not more than six figures; addition of not more than six lines, with six figures in a line; short multiplication, and multiplication by factors not greater than 12; subtraction; division by numbers not exceeding 12, by the method of long division, and by the method of short division; mental problems adapted to this stage of progress; multiplication tables to 12 times 12; relative values and chief aliquot parts of the ton, hundredweight, quarter, stone, and pound; relative lengths of the mile, furlong, chain, and rod.

Drawing.—As defined in Regulation 18, but not to be required before the 1st January, 1887.

2. Class-subjects.

Drawing.—As defined in Regulation 18, but not to be a class-subject after the 31st December, 1886.

Geography.—Knowledge of the meaning of a map; of the principal geographical terms; and of the positions of the continents, oceans, and larger seas.

Object-lessons, and Lessons in Natural History and on Manufactures.—A syllabus, as in Standard I.

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3. Additional Subjects.

Knowledge of Subject-matter of Reading Lessons.

Repetition of Verses.—Syllabus showing progress.

Singing.—Songs as before; the places of the notes on the stave, or the symbol used for each note in the notation adopted; to sing the major diatonic scale and the successive notes of the common chord in all keys.

Needlework and Drill.—See Regulations 22 and 12.