4th Grade

  • The Christopherus Geography Curriculum

    Posted by Donna Simmons

    by Donna Simmons   From one point of view, you could say that a study of geography is the heart of the Waldorf curriculum—it is the discipline that connects and enlivens much of the rest of the curriculum. History, science…

  • Local Geography in Fourth Grade

    Posted by Christopherus

    By Barbara Benson   I think that Donna has done an excellent job of laying out a comprehensive geography curriculum starting in 4th grade. The very first three week main lesson block, Local Geography, covers the geography of your home…

  • Tone Drawing

    Posted by Christopherus

    TONE DRAWING for 4th and 5th grade Tone drawing was a favorite artistic activity of all of my children. I incorporated it into our natural science work ( Man and Animal/Zoology and Botany) in 4th and 5th grades. My inspiration…

  • Old Testament Stories again?!

    Posted by Christopherus

    Our fourth grade curriculum is now at the printer’s…..we expect to be able to send it out to you (all being well) in mid June. In the next day or so, we will set up a description of it in…

  • Help with Painting

    Posted by Christopherus

    by Donna Simmons Something which appeals to many people new to Waldorf education but which also fills them with dread is wet on wet watercolor painting. The colors are so vibrant and it is clearly a healthy and nurturing activity…

  • 4th Grade Man & Animal Block

    Posted by Christopherus

    This business about the relationship between animals and the Human Being is incredibly complex… I recently have had two telephone consultations with people advising them about the 4th grade Man & Animal block and telling them that this is probably…

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