Home Geography for Primary Grades
Charming and conversational, this reprint from 1894 is sure to please Charlotte Mason fans. Author C.C. Lang first teaches the geography of the home: those things easily observable. He then teaches geography fundamentals such as directions, navigation, the compass, topography, the water cycle, flora/fauna, maps, Earth resources, and some lessons about people living and working around us. Employing an engaging conversational style, this book is perfect for reading aloud and discussions. Woven into the narrative (and marked with identifying images), are opportunities to discuss, write, draw, paint or complete another enrichment activity. There are several black and white illustrations. Poems include God Made Them All; The Fairy Artist; The Brook and more.6x9", 156 pp, sc. ~ Sara
This classic geography book for elementary age students is newly popular again. Blue Sky Daisies brings you the same classic book, completely re-typeset in a pleasing and fresh format. Home Geography for Primary Grades, originally published in 1894, teaches children the timeless geography of the world around them. In charming and conversational prose, C. C. Long teaches the fundamentals of geography.
-Navigation, directions, and the compass
-Hills, mountains, and valleys
-The water cycle, weather, rivers and streams
-Maps and forms of land and water
-Flora and fauna
-Resources found in the earth
-People living and working
Throughout the book, teachers will find helpful writing assignments meant to help students narrate back the ideas they learned in the chapter. Oral exercises give discussion prompts. This book can be read aloud and discussed together, or assigned to independent readers followed by discussion.