slate pencil


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

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The most common type of foreign body was vegetable seeds (32%), followed by slate pencils (19%), stones (18%) and the least type being button cells (5%).
My children can't believe that I learned to write on a slate with a slate pencil - like the Dark Ages
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.
Students use slate pencils and slate boards, practice arithmetic drills and spelling lists, make copybooks to practice penmanship with a quill pen and ink, wear school clothing of the period, bring lunch in lard pails, and play 19th-century games during recess.
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".
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.
He also introduced slate pencils, while pupils brought in chalk from the riverfront which could be baked for use in the school oven.