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HIGH SCHOOL EXERCISES IN GRAMMAR

EXERCISES IN GRAMMAR

BY

MAUDE M. FRANK, A.B.

INSTRUCTOR IN ENGLISH, DE WITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL,

NEW YORK CITY
AUTHOR OF “CONSTRUCTIVE EXERCISES IN ENGLISH”

NEW YORK
LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.
FOURTH AVENUE AND 30TH STREET

1911

Edue T 759.11.420 119.48

Harvard University
Dept. of Education Library

Gift of the Publishers

MAY 11 1911

TRANSFERRED TO
HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

In al 25 1921

COPYRIGAT, 1911, BY LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

THE QUINN & BODEN CO. PRESS

RAHWAY, N. J.

PREFACE

FOR a variety of reasons, the training in grammar given in the elementary school is not a final equipment for high school work. In the secondary school, therefore, some new phases of the problem must be considered. The work in foreign languages, as well as in English, requires at once greater breadth of treatment and closer discrimination in the application of the laws of grammatical relation than can be given in the elementary school stage. The study of grammar, therefore, should be continued in the high school. It should, however, be not merely a review, but a development of the earlier course, and yet, since there can be no time for extended study, it must remain a subsidiary subject, taught with great concentration and economy of energy, the question of emphasis being kept constantly in the foreground.

The aim of the present book is to provide the material needed for the rapid intensive work which is most practical and most profitable in the high school. To this end, groups of exercises, each containing a considerable number of sentences selected from standard literature, have been so prepared as to illustrate the normal forms and constructions of the language. Theory has been limited to the presentation of the points necessary for intelligent progress from exercise to exercise, and has therefore been stated as briefly as possible. The material has been arranged, primarily,

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