Cheaper by the Dozen Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr.
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Chapters from Preface - 3

• In the Preface of the book, author Ernestine Gilbreth Carey uses anecdotes to get her point across.

• Frank and Lillian Gilbreth were very different from each other, but similar in their love for children.

• Lillian Gilbreth often began her platform appearances with a dictionary definition of whatever she planned to stress in her remarks.
• When the children did something which pleased their father, he gave them treats and rewards.

• The Gilbreth family practiced fire drills every day.
• Dad was a large man who was very self-assured and successful in business.

• Dad was a strict taskmaster, but this was tempered by his good sense of humor and generosity.

• Dad established charts and routines to ensure efficiency in the home.
• The family's first car was called "Foolish Carriage."

• Dad often played practical jokes on the children.
• Before an outing in the car, the children had to...

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