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Home Economics Studies in Grades Seven to Twelve


by Anna M. Cooley, Cora M. Winchell, Wilhelmina Spohr & Josephine A. Marshall 1918

I. HOME ECONOMICS STUDIES FOR THE 7TH AND 8TH YEARS, BASED UPON INDUSTRIAL ARTS IN GRADES 1-6 I. Aims. With the advent of the adolescent stage of development, the demand for courses designed to meet the particular interests and needs of girls is met by the organization of the course in home economics for upper elementary schools in the 8-4 plan, and for the junior high school in the 6-3-3 plan of organization. The work of these years has, as its basis, the work in industrial arts of Grades 1-6, which should give, as has already been said, a foundation of intelligent understanding of the processes involved in the production and manufacture of foods and textiles, and an understanding of activities connected with the building and care of the home, together with a degree of skill in manipulation through participation in some of those processes and activities.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 19 Number 3, 1918, p. 229-258
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3598, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 3:00:21 PM

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