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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 31

Subjects of Study and Class Books

Subjects of Study and Class Books.

Class I.

  • Reading.—Nelson's Royal Reader, No. III., and Sequel.
  • Grammar—Morrison's English Grammar.
  • History.—A period of British History.
  • Composition.—Nelson's Composition Exercises.
  • Geography.—Nelson's Geography and Atlas combined.
  • Elementary Botany and Object Lessons.
  • Writing and Arithmetic.—The first 4 rules, simple and compound. Reduction, and Mental Exercises.

Class II.

  • Latin.—Smith's Principia Latina, Part 1.
  • French—Grammar and Translation.
  • English, Reading.—Nelson's Royal Reader, No. IV.; Class Book of English Poetry.
  • Grammar.—Morrison's English Grammar.
  • History.—A period of British History.
  • Composition.—Nelson's Composition Exercises.
  • Geography—Mackay's Outlines of Geography, and Geography of New Zealand.
  • Elementary Botany and Object Lemons.
  • Writing and Arithmetic.—Weights and Measures; commence Fractions, with Mental Exercises.

Class III.

  • Latin.—Smith's Principia Latina, Parts I. and II.
  • French.—Grammar and Translation.
  • Reading.—Nelson's Royal Reader, No. V.
  • Grammar.—Morrison's English Grammar.
  • Geography.—Mackay's Outlines,
  • History.—Collier's History of the British Empire.
  • Composition and Analysis of Sentences.—Curries Composition.
  • Botarly.—The Organs and Functions of Plants.
  • Writing and Arithmetic—Practice, Simple Proportion, Simple Interest, Finite Decimals, with Mental Exercises.
  • Algebra.—First 4 rules, and easy Simple Equations.
  • Euclid.—Book I
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Class IV.

  • Latin.—Smith's Smaller Grammar; Smith's Principia, Part IV.; Translation of portions of Virgil and Cicero, or Sallust.
  • Greek.—Smith's Initia Gracea, parts 1 and 2.
  • English Literature.—The critical study of portions of Cowper, Goldsmith, and Milton, and the literary history of their periods.
  • Grammar.—Bain's Smaller Grammar.
  • Geography.—Political and Physical.
  • History.—A period of Modern History.
  • Composition—Curries Composition.
  • French.—Grammar and translation of French authors.
  • German.—Grammar, translation, &c.
  • Writing and Arithmetic.—All the Rules, Miscellaneous Exercises in Arithmetic; Smith's Practical Arithmetic.
  • Algebra.—Fractions and Simple and Simultaneous Equations. (Todhunter's Smaller Algebra.)
  • Euclid.—Books I., II, and III.
  • Practical Trigonometry
  • Logarithms.—Scottish School Book Association Logarithms.
  • Botany.—Organs and Functions of Plants, with the general principles of classification.
  • Chemistry.—Elementary Lessons.

Classes V. and VI.

  • Latin.—Smith's Smaller Grammar; Arnold's Latin Prose Composition, Part I.; Translation of portions of Virgil, Horace, Juvenal, Cicero, Livy, Tacitus, &c.
  • Greek.—Smith's Smaller Greek Grammar: Translations of portions of Xenophon, Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, &c.
  • Ancient History and Geography.
  • French.—Grammar and Translation.
  • German.—Grammar and Translation.
  • English.—The Critical Study of Shakespeare and early English authors.
  • Grammar.—Bain's Higher English Grammar.
  • Geography.—Political and Physical.
  • History.—A Period of Modern History.
  • Composition.—Historical and General Essays.
  • Arithmetic.—Miscellaneous Exercises.
  • Algebra.—Quadratics, Problems in Equations, Problems in &c., up to Binom. Theo.
  • Euclid.—Books I., II., III., IV., and VI., inclusive.
  • Trigonometry.—Solution of Triangles, with problems in surveying and easy transformations, &c.
  • Logarithms.—Scottish School Book Association Logarithms.
  • Botany.—The Structure, Physiology, and Classification of Plants.
  • Chemistry.—Inorganic.