Fourth Grade Curriculum
$460

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Introduction to the Fourth Year

Introduction to the Fourth Year Description This introductory book provides the teacher with insights into stages of childhood development, a layout of the school year and the typical day, and includes reading lists and supplies lists needed for teaching. Sample LessonTable of ContentsSample Lesson Sample Lesson The Block Calendar Rotation Here is a possible block…

Beowulf

Beowulf Description This book lays out a three to four week study of this seminal story in the development of the English language. Students learn to recite beautiful alliterative passages, create drawings of Celtic knot work, and learn of the culture of the Norse men. Also included is a dramatic presentation of the story of…

The Kalevala

The Kalevala Description One follows the adventures of mythical “larger than life” heroes in this great national epic of the Finnish peoples. Speech exercises, poetry, geographical features, as well as drawing and painting activities are provided for a 3 to 4 week study. Sample LessonTable of ContentsSample Lesson   Sample Lesson The Kalevala: the Finnish…

Imaginative Math and Fractions

Imaginative Math and Fractions Description The student has already in the first three grades been introduced to the four processes and has achieved skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Now in the fourth grade we enter into the world of smaller parts to gain facility in applying the four processes to fractions. Fractions are…

The World of Animals

The World of Animals Description This is the companion volume to Human and Animal that provides the teacher with the daily main lesson content for 6 to 8 weeks of lessons. Sample LessonTable of ContentsSample Lesson Sample Lesson Octopus There is another creature quite similar to the cuttlefish in many ways for it too can…

The Norse Myths

The Norse Myths Description This book provides the teacher with an introduction to the pantheon of gods and goddesses of Norse mythology. Overviews of the stories are given along with daily activities for the student such as writing runes, composition writing, watercolor painting, speech exercises in the form of proverbs, and literary examples from the…

Human and Animal

Human and Animal Description The 6 to 8 week science study gives an introductory overview of the animal kingdom. This study is a unique Waldorf approach where one begins to gain a sense that each animal specializes or exaggerates some quality within human physiology. The birds tend to specialize in the nerve/sense system; while the…

Local Geography History and Industry

Local Geography History and Industry Description Typically 4 to 6 weeks are given to the study of one’s local geography in a Waldorf fourth-grade. The approach is to begin with one’s immediate surroundings—the neighborhood and city in which one lives and from there, move into the study of the surrounding county, finally leading to an…

Teaching Grammar with Imagination

Teaching Grammar with Imagination Description In the fourth grade year we introduce the student to the eight basic parts of speech such as nouns, pronouns, prepositions, adverbs, etc. this is accomplished in an imaginative way and within the context of the fourth year story material. For example, the student can develop a facility in using…

Drawing Simple Animal Forms

Drawing Simple Animal Forms Description This is an instructional book for the teacher for learning how to draw animals in crayon, color pencil, and watercolor paint. It will be useful for teaching grades two through five and shows the teacher how to lead the student in a gentle way to hone their drawing skills. Sample…