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teacher may copy on the black-board the "Rosette" on page 24 of the Dominion Freehand Course No. 2.
2. In addition to the above, the pupil is to sketch a square and a The above figures are to be drawn in pencil, and no figure will receive marks that is not at least three inches in length.
FRENCH (GRADES I. AND II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
[One question to be answered from each Section by Pupils of Grade I., and two questions from each Section by pupils of Grade II.]
1. Put into French :-I have some bread. Have you finished your lesson? Give the man's book to the lady. Have we seen the boy's dog? My tailor's cloth and his. Has he lost your watch-chain? What kind of weather have we to-day? It is very fine now.
2. Translate into English :-Jean, viens ici, mon ami. J'ai quelque chose pour toi. C'est une petite pomme rouge. Regarde! Elle est bien belle, n'est-ce pas ? Veux-tu la manger? La voilà, prends la. Bon, madame, merci maintenant. Je vais étudier ma leçon. Bon soir, monsieur.
3. Write in French five short sentences, or the names of ten objects in your schoolroom.
4. How would you say in French :-How do you do, this morning? My brothers are going away at nine o'clock to-morrow. There is the boat. I am not going by the boat. My uncle will drive his two horses himself, if it does not rain. Bring the white dog. Make haste!
5. Translate-Où vas-tu, Joseph, ce matin? A la maison, voir mon ami. Quel ami? Le petit frère du marchand. Où est-il? II était dans la salle à manger. Je ne comprends pas ce mot. Vous allez voir, venez avec moi. Allons, descendez. Voyez-vous cette chambre? C'est la salle à manger.
6. How would you say in French :-Tall, taller, tallest; good, better, best. Tell how you compare adjectives in French.
7. Give the future of être, the future of avoir, the present of parler, and the imperfect of donner.
8. Write out the present and imperfect indicative of menacer.
9. What is the French for:-White, the water, the horses, some earth, potatoes, generals, him, or to him, they (m.), they (f.), women. The second of June. There are thirty days in this month.
DICTATION, READING AND WRITING FOR ALL GRADES.
GRADE I. MODEL SCHOOL.-Sections 1 and 2 of lesson on
to Young Men," page 204 Gage's Fourth Reader; or half of the lesson on "The Puritans," page 291 Royal Fourth Reader.
GRADES II. AND III. MODEL Schools or GRADE I. ACADEMY.-The paragraph on "Sunset," page 356 Gage's Fifth Reader; or the first paragraph of the lesson on the "Death of Perikles," page 233 Royal Fifth Reader.
GRADE II. ACADEMY.-The paper set by the A.A. Examiners shall be taken by this grade.
MODEL SCHOOLS.-For Grades I., II. and III. Model School or Grade I. Academy, the deputy-examiner may select any passage within the prescribed pages (181 to 298), giving 50 for a perfect in Grade I., 75 for a perfect in Grade II., and 100 for a perfect in Grade III., and likewise 100 for a perfect in Grade II. Academy, the paper for which is given in printed form. The reading may be heard at any time during the Examination convenient to the deputy-examiner. ACADEMIES. The printed form prepared by the A.A. Examiners shall be used for all the Academy Grades, beginning with Grade II. Model, the deputy-examiner giving 40 for a perfect in Grade II. Model, 50 for Grade I. Academy, 75 for Grade II. Academy, and 100 for Grade III. Academy. The greatest of care should be taken in entering the proper marks in the schedule sent for the enrollment of the pupils.
The paper set by the A. A. Examiner is to be taken by the pupils of Grades II. and III. Academy: for the pupils of the other Grades, any ten lines of poetry may be written out neatly.
SCRIPTURE HISTORY (FOR THE MODEL SCHOOL GRADES.)
[The pupils of Grade III. Model School are expected to answer two questions from each section.]
1. Who was Melchizedek? Give an account of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
2. Describe the institution of the Passover. What were the ten plagues of Egypt?
3. What was Achan's sin? Describe an event connected with Ai, Gilgal and Bethel.
4. Who were Obadiah, Jonathan, Joab, Abner, Adonijah? Give the prominent event in the life of each.
5. Where were Ekron, Beersheba, Capernaum, Rephidim, Hebron ? Name some prominent event in connection with each place.
6. What were the Holy of Holies, the Ark of the Covenant, and the Breastplate of Judgment? Name the three prominent feasts of
7. Draw a map of Palestine, and indicate on it the places mentioned in the lives of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
8. Give an account of the wanderings of the Children of Israel through the desert.
9. What is the Commandment against lying, against disobedience, against swearing? Write each of them out in full.
GEOGRAPHY (GRADE II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
[One question only is to be answered from each Section of the papers for Grades I. and II. Model School, except those where other instructions are given. The answers must be written on paper of the regulation size (quarter-sheet foolscap, fastened at the upper left-hand corner). It will be more convenient for the examiner if every answer begins on a new sheet. A margin should be left on each page. Write only on one side of the paper. Write neatly.]
1. Draw a map of Ireland or of France. (The map should be neatly drawn in a clear pencil outline to fill the quarter-sheet of paper. At least ten names should be neatly printed in it.)
2. Describe a voyage from Caithness to Cornwall along the east coast of Great Britain, naming the coast waters, the capes and islands on the route.
3. Name the countries of Europe on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, mentioning their capitals and some important fact connected with their capitals.
4. Enumerate the various mountain ranges in the British Isles, and name at least five of the most prominent peaks.
5. Give an account of the river system of Russia. Name a prominent town situated on each of the rivers.
6. Draw an outline of the course of the Danube, indicating its tributaries and the towns situated on its banks.
7. What is a Meridian, an Archipelago, a Watershed, an Isthmus, a Country, a County, a Province, a City, a Capit il, a Plateau, the Arctic Circle, the Torrid Zone, the Equator?
8. What and where are the following places :-Aberdeen, Astrakan, Syracuse, Coleraine, Plymouth, Bordeaux, Coblentz, Hague, Bohemia, Cevennes, Crimea, Hammerfest, Valencia, Azov, Riga.
9. What is meant by the resources of a country?
What are the
chief manufactures of principally carried on? Canada?
Great Britain, and in what districts are they
ARITHMETIC (GRADE II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
[Two questions to be answered from each Section.]
[The question is to be written out by the pupil and the problem worked out underneath in neatly arranged figures. Each sum should occupy a quarter-sheet by itself to avoid confusion. Be careful to note the instructions given in the Geography paper, which apply to all papers.]
1. Divide 1 of 18 of
of 13 by of of of 5.
2. Divide 97 lbs., 3 ozs., 4 drs., 1
7 drs., 2 scrs.
scr., 17 grs. by 9 lbs., 7 ozs.,
3. How much is 1 of 2 of 3 of 23 times 24 hours, 30 minutes?
4. What is the distinction between vulgar and decimal fractions? Show how 3 is reduced to a decimal, and how 69 0752 is reduced to a vulgar fraction. What is a repeating decimal ?
5. Write out the tables referring to cubic measure, dry measure and liquid measure.
6. Divide 79-342 by 00006378, and multiply 64276-3427 by 99993000. (Be careful in indicating the decimal point in the answer.)
7. Reduce of of 9 of a square rod to the fraction of an acre, and of a lb. to the fraction of a scruple.
S. What fraction is 2 sq. yds., 2 ft., 120 ins. of 3 sq. rods, 131 yds., 1 ft., 72 ins. ?
9. Find the G.C.M. of 2,691, 11,817, and 9,028, and the L.C.M. of 60, 50, 144, 35, 18.
ENGLISH GRAMMAR (GRADE II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
[Two questions to be answered from the first Section.]
1. Name in a list the various kinds of nouns, adjectives and pronouns, giving examples.
2. Give the corresponding plural feminine forms of man, nephew, lord, hart and actor; the plurals of penny, fish, brother, axis and cherub; the comparative and superlative forms of evil, nigh, late, happy and old.
3. Give the definitions of gender, number, case and comparison. What is an abstract noun ?
4. Parse all the words in the sentence:
A baby was sleeping, its mother was weeping,
5. What is inflection? What words in the above lines are illustrations of inflection? Give six nouns that are inflected irregularly. 6. How is the comparative degree of adjectives formed. Some adjectives have two comparatives-further and farther, older and elder, later and latter. How do these words differ in their meaning? SECTION III.
7. Analyze the sentence:
She stepped upon Sicilian grass,
Demeter's daughter, f.esh and fair,
A child of light, a radiant lass,
And blythsome as the morning air.
8. Explain the terms subject, predicate, object, enlargement, extension, indirect object.
9. Write out a sentence containing subject, predicate, object, enlargement of subject, enlargement of object, extension of predicate.
BRITISH HISTORY (GRADE II. MODEL SCHOOL.)
1. Name ten of the principal events in the history of Great Britain previous to the reign of William the Conqueror.
2. Tell what you know of "Prince Arthur and the Round Table," or give an account of the reign of King Alfred.
3. Who were Agricola, Boadicea, Edward the Confessor, Ethelred the Unready, Hereward? What historical events are associated with the following places: Stamford Bridge, Hastings, Canterbury, Agincourt, Fotheringay.
4. How long has Queen Victoria reigned? To what line of sovereigns does she belong? Name them in their order.
5. Describe the Battle of Waterloo.
6. Name ten of the most important dates in British History and the events connected with them.
7. What and when was the "Commonwealth"? Give an account of the "Restoration."