Train of Thoughts

A word is suggested by the teacher. This is written at the top of a

sheet of paper by each pupil. The pupil then writes beneath that word

various thoughts that are suggested to him by the word. For instance,

the word suggested by the teacher is "aeroplane". Pupil A has suggested

to him by the word "aeroplane", humming. He writes that on his list.

Humming suggests bees. Bees suggest honey; honey, clover, clover

summer, summer swimming hole, etc. When all of the pupils have written

fifteen or twenty thoughts which have suggested themselves to them,

each is called upon to read his train of thoughts to the rest of the


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