History, language arts, science, math, and geography are taught during morning main lesson in blocks of three to five weeks. Daily Main Lesson is an engaging two hours designed to deepen the students' exploration of content.

Grades 1-3
Creative Development Taught Across the Grades
Pictorial introduction to the alphabet, writing, reading, spelling, poetry, and drama
Folk and fairy tales, fables, legends of many cultures, and Old Testament stories
Quality of numbers, the four arithmetic processes, measurement, money, and time
Nature stories, house building, farming and gardening
Grades 4-6
Writing, reading, spelling, grammar, poetry, and drama
Norse and Greek myths, history and stories of ancient civilizations
Review of the four arithmetic processes, fractions, decimals, percentages, business math, and geometry
Local and world geography, comparative zoology, botany, and elementary physics
Grades 7-8
Creative writing, reading, spelling, grammar, poetry, and drama
Medieval history, Renaissance, world exploration, world religions, American history, and biography
Mathematics (graphing, algebra, geometry), geography, physics, basic chemistry, astronomy, anatomy, and physiology
Handwork: knitting, crochet, sewing, cross-stitch, embroidery, felting, and woodworking
Music: singing, pentatonic flute, recorder, string instruments, symphonic and choral ensembles
Art: painting, drawing, beeswax and clay modeling, perspective drawing
Movement: eurythmy, gymnastics, group games, cross-country skiing, swimming, sports and fitness, and daily recess including hikes to the creek
8:30 - 10:30
Opening Verse & Main   Lesson
10:30 - 10:45
Snack/Recess
10:45 - 11:30
Period 1 (Creative Development)
11:30 - 12:15
Period 2 (Creative Development)
12:15 - 1:15
Periods 3 & 4 Lunch/Recess
1:15 - 2:00
Period 5 (Creative Development)
2:00 - 2:45
Period 6 (Creative Development)
2:50
Closing Verse & Dismissal
Sample Grade Schedule
Aurora Waldorf School
Parent-Toddler through Grade 8
525 West Falls Road, West Falls, NY 14170
Phone:  716-655-2029     Fax:  716-655-3265
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