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Examination 92.                                                                                        M,

Parents' National Educational Union.

___________________________

The Parents' Union School.

(Address: House of Education, Ambleside.)

Motto: "I am, I can, I ought, I will."

FORM I., (A & B)

PUPILS' NAMES ____________________________________

                          _____________________________________

 

Bible Lessons:
(A & B) I. 1. Tell about the crossing of the Red Sea, or, how the Israelites were fed in the Wilderness.
      2. Tell how Moses broke the tables of stone, or, how the Israelites worked for the tabernacle.
II.   1. Tell how Jesus walked through the cornfields on the Sabbath day, or, about the man with the withered hand.
      2. Tell about the feeding of the four thousand, or, about the Canaanite woman.

Writing:
A.   Write a line of poetry from memory.
B.   The catkins rain a shower of gold.

Tales:
A.   1. Tell how Christian fared in Doubting Castle, or, how Hopeful and Christian came through the waters at last.
      2. Tell how Ulysses came to his country disguised as a beggar, or, how Telemachus came to the swineherd's hut.
B.   1. Tell a short fairy story, or, one of Aesop's Fables.

English History:
A.  1. Tell how the Romans came to Britain.
      2. Tell about Vortigern and King Constans.
      3. Tell about Nelson at sea.
B.   1. Tell about Boadicea, or, about St. Alban.
      2. Tell a story about Merlin and Arthur, or, about Rowena,
or,  A&B 2. Tell about the wedding of Princess Mary.

Geography:
A.  1. Draw a map of an imaginary country and put in some things that a map usually shows. Give your country a name.
      2. Where does a river generally begin, and how does it find its way to the sea?
      3. What do you know about Columbus? Tell six things about Canada.
B.   1. What do you know about Galileo and his great discovery? How do we get day and night?
      2. Tell how people cross the Andes and about the Steppos,
or,  2. Tell what you know about Tibet and about the Land of the Nile.

Natural History.
A&B- 1. Describe three kinds of tree-buds and two catkins you have seen.
A   2. Tell about the "small green ball in the hedge-row,"
or,  2. Tell about the birds you have fed this winter, and about two birds of prey.
      3. What did the Rook tell "Tommy Smith"? What have you noticed yourself about a rook?
or,  3. Describe two animals you would find in a South American forest.
B    2. Tell how a seed grows How do its leaves work for the plant?
      3. Tell how Mr. Sea-Bear talked with "Tommy Smith,"
or,  3. Tell about three kinds of dog you have watched or read about.

Sums.  (All work should be shown)
A.  1. A man sold 400 oranges at 2 a penny. How much did he get for them?
      2. One boy jumps 4'6", another 5'9 1/2", a third 6' 3 1/2". How far did they jump altogether?
      3. Four boys buy a tricycle for 39/8, and all pay the same sum. How much does each pay?
or,  1. £350 - (£154 + £188) =
      2. Would it be cheaper to buy 13 balls at 15d. each or 29 at 6d. each?
      3. How many years ago was the year 900? If a man born in 900 lived 70 years, how many years is it since he died?
B.  1. What will 12 dolls cost at 1 1/2d. each?
      2. How many 3 inch pieces of string fit in 2 feet?
      3. How many letters weighing 4oz. will weigh 1 lb.?

Picture Study.
A&B  Describe Jan Steen's "The Pedlar."

French.
A.   1.* Tell, in French, about the pictures on pages 76 and 80.
      2.* Recite some French verses, or, a scene from a French Fable.
B.   1.* Say something, in French, about the pictures on pages 84 & 35.
      2. Recite "Skating" or, La Fin Du Conte.

Brushdrawing.
      1. A picture (with name) of a story you have heard.
      2. An ash or some other twig.
      3. A Prince on an elephant.

Recitations. *
      Father to choose a hymn, a poem, a Psalm, and two passages from the Bible Lessons.

Reading. *
      Father to choose unseen passage.

Music.
      I. Tell about some composition by Schumann you have heard.
      * Examine in work done and report progress.

Singing. *
      Father to choose an English and a French song, and I. A. two tonic sol-fa exercises.

Drill. *
      Drill before parents.

Work. *
      Outside friend to examine, but list of handicrafts completed to appear on Report Form.

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N.B. 1--Examination to begin on Monday, March 27th. Papers to be posted on Saturday, April 1st, with no other enclosures.

      2--Subjects thus indicated (*) to be marked on the Parent's Report according to Regulations.

      3--Members are asked to read the Regulations carefully, as much time is lost by the Examiners when (a) there is no numbered list of the subjects sent for examination, (b) the papers for each child are not fastened together, or (c) the name of the member does not appear.

      4--Answers may not be written on both sides of the paper. The papers should be tied together loosely with string.

      5--Please note carefully (a) the amount of written work expected in Form I., (b) the Regulations as to the number of papers to be sent in by Schools.