Seasons of Joy Waldorf-Inspired Main Lesson Block: A Trip to Ancient China
In this 5 class main lesson block we will explore the stories, fables, and folklore of the first five dynasties of ancient China.
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Once per week
over 5 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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During this Waldorf-inspired main lesson block for elementary/ primary students, we will look at a different ancient Chinese dynasty each week. Using folktales, stories, legends, fables, projects, music, and movement, we will make our way through the five dynasties as we explore history, geography, economics, and civics of each period. This will be learned primarily through legends and fables, bringing history alive through storytelling and the arts. The children will interact with the past...
Class will be centered around stories and storytelling. Using that as the starting point, learners will compare and contrast the first five Chinese dynasties.
Ms. Annette has been teaching from a Waldorf-inspired perspective for over 25 years and enjoys the challenge of applying Steiner's philosophies and ideas to online learning. This particular class was taught to her own six children as well as in many homeschool coops! She is certified by the state of Pennsylvania to teach preK through HS and also has done graduate work in elementary education. She also has written her own curriculum, Seasons of Joy, which has been used by hundreds of families.
Learners will be encouraged to finish their main lesson book pages and other projects during the week. All copywork and drawings will be shared in the online classroom, and students are encouraged to use this space as a place to share work, discoveries, questions, and ideas.
For every class, learners will need the following: A main lesson book, sketchbook, blank paper in a binder-- whatever is most comfortable for your learner Colored pencils Crayons (block and/or stick) A playsilk, scarf, or other lightweight material for responding to music Clay Additional materials will be listed for classes as needed. For class one, your child will need to print and cut out the tangrams which will be provided upon enrollment
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Annette Frontz (she/her)
Teaching Artist, Bookworm, Singer, and Dreamer
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
99 total reviews
95 completed classes
Hello there! My name is Annette, and I am so excited to be part of the Outschool learning community! I have been teaching for over 25 years, and have a teaching certification for preschool through high school music. While pursuing my Bachelor of...