First Grade Curriculum
Grades 7 and 8


Before going to Schmuhl – read the story with the group so they have prior knowledge. Brainstorm about different types of machinery in advance.

Story – Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

Recitation bench - At the bench, each student will read a portion of the story. Another activity is that they can recite a passage they memorized.

Seatwork - When they return to their seats, they must write a sentence or story. They must change the character and the machine, then illustrate.

(Write words 3 times each on slate board or paper.)
where that here
when they you

(Copy on paper in your best handwriting.)

All that you do,
Do with your might;
Things done by halves
Are never done right.

(Copy problems on slate board or paper. Then solve.)
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