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a pencil of soft slate (or soapstone) used for writing on a slate

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My children can't believe that I learned to write on a slate with a slate pencil - like the Dark Ages
first names or initials are mostly used for those who took part - recounted in the 1920s: "We used to write on slates with slate pencils, which squeaked horribly, or in exercise books with pens with steel nibs and ink from ink-wells filled with greyish ink".
Amongst the other nds were slate pencils, painted medieval window glass, pottery, roof tile and medieval -oor tiles.
In work times, we had to work in silence and we used things from slate pencils to quills.
Inside is a display of historical photos and information about local schools, and a hickory dresser with drawers that hold a wealth of old-fashioned treasures: vintage games and toys such as marbles, dolls and checkers; slate boards and slate pencils, the precursor to paper and lead pencils; historical picture books; and enough sets of period costumes - including straw hats - to outfit an entire class.
In my day we learned to write on slate, with slate pencils, making a squeaky noise that set your teeth on edge.
At St Hilda's School in Snowdon Road we used slate boards and slate pencils.
Inside is a display of historical photos and information about local schools, and a hickory dresser whose drawers hold a wealth of old-fashioned treasures: vintage games and toys such as marbles, dolls and checkers; slate boards and slate pencils, the precursor to paper and lead pencils; historical picture books; and enough sets of period costumes - including straw hats - to outfit an entire class.
We had slates and slate pencils with which to do our written work.