Where We Live

A Home Geography

Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,860 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 783
Added to site: 2007.10.08
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d babbling beneath. What else do you see or hear in the country which city folks do not know in their built up towns?

CHAPTER III

THE BUILDINGS

1

What kinds of buildings do you pass on your way to school? Write a list of all the kinds that you have ever seen.

Look at the pictures of buildings in this book and see if you know for what each is used. How can you tell?

2

Of all the many kinds of buildings in town or country, the houses are the most important. It is more necessary to have good homes to live in than to have the other buildings large or beautiful. What makes a good residence? There must be enough room for the whole family. It needs plenty of light, air, sunshine and water. It must have a good roof to keep it dry in stormy weather. It should be well heated in the cold winter. Tell of other things that are needed in our homes to keep the family healthy and happy. How can you help to

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