qWhile Puckett offers a valuable perspective on schooling in the twentieth-century rural South, she also captures the essence of daily life in the communities in which she taught. We read of how she sometimes boarded with the parents of her pupils; of how teachers, students, and parents joined together in observance of holidays; and of how schooling managed to continue through the busy growing seasons. Personal details of Puckett's life also emerge, from her relationship with her parents to her life at home with her husband and their eight children.q.A funny play for the older boys and girls. ... The Gem of the Ocean, aquot; aquot;Dixie, aquot; aquot;Over There, aquot; and aquot;Au Revoir but Not Goodbye.aquot; 7. ... A selection of patriotic poems by a group of children, each child standing when his time came to give his poem. 9.
|Title||:||Memories of a Georgia Teacher|
|Author||:||Martha Mizell Puckett|
|Publisher||:||University of Georgia Press - 2002|