Sunday, August 06, 2006

Grade Two Resources

** Updated September 2012 **

Waldorf Grade Two Resources

Essential Grade 2 (options for fables, saints, trickster, jataka tales)
Fables of Aesop   (Grade 2)*
Teaching with the Fables by Sieglinde de Francesca (Grade 2)*
Animal Stories - Streit (Grades 2 or 4)*

The Giant at the Ford  (Grade 2)*
OR Stories of the Saints (Grade 2)
Our Island Saints (Grade 2)
Saints and Heroes - Christopherus (Grade 2)
Various Saints books from Tomie de Paola (Grade 2)*
Clown of God by Tomie de Paola (Grade 2)*
Saint Odelia - Streit (Grade 2)*
The Man Who Loved Books - Fritz (Grade 2)*
Brother Juniper - Gibfried (Grade 2)*
Fin M'coul - de Paola (Grade 2)*
Lady of Ten Thousand Names (Grade 2)

Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock - Kimmel (Grade 2)*
Anansi and the Talking Melon - Kimmel (Grade 2)*
OR African Folktales (Grades 2 and 7)
OR Brier Rabbit stories (Grade 2)
Indian Why Stories (Grade 2 or Grade 3)
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling (Grade 2)*
Twenty Jataka Tales (Grade 2)*

The King of Ireland's Son  (Grade 2)*

Poems and Rhymes/Grammar
A Journey Through Time in Verse and Rhyme (Grades 1-8)*
Waldorf Book of Poetry (Grades 1-8)
An English Manual - Harrer (Grades 2-8)*

Making Math Meaningful - York (Grades 1-5)*
Math Lessons for Elementary Grades (Grades 1-5)*

Waldorf Teacher's Companion to the Pentatonic Flute (Grade 2 +)
One for the Golden Sun: pentatonic songs (Grades 2 +)
Clump-a-Dump- and Snickle-Snack (Grades 2 +)
Music Through the Grades - Barnes (Grades 1-8)
Sing A Song of Seasons - Naturally You Can Sing

Art Resources
Painting and Drawing in Waldorf Schools - Wildgruber (Grades 1-8)*
Elements of Grade 2 (main lesson book images) - Millenial Child / Eugene Schwartz (Grade 2)*
Form Drawing Grades 1-4 - Embery-Stine and Schuberth (Grades 1-4)*
Form Drawing - Niederhauser and Frohlich (Grades 1-5)
Inspiring Your Child's Education - David Darcy (Grades 1- 5)
Creative Pathways - Auer (Grades 1-8)*
Will-Developed Intelligence - Mitchell (Grades 1-12)*

Rhythms of Learning: Selected Lectures by Rudolf Steiner - Trostli (Grades K-12)*

Curriculum Guides
Millenial Child - Eugene Schwartz*
Path of Discovery - Fairman
Waldorf Without Walls - Barbara Dewey
Christopherus Publications (First Grade Syllabus; Curr. Overview)

*All of these resources have been very useful to me at one time or another, but these are my personal favorites. 

Our Lessons and Resources
You can sift through my Grade Two posts HERE.
For the older Gr. 2 posts, it gives you an option of clicking "older posts" at the bottom of the page.
Or if you're looking for something specific, please see the labels (saints, fables, etc.) on my sidebar or use the search function at the top of the page.

Other places on the web
Chalkboard Drawing (images)
Waldorf Library (free e-books)
Waldorf Teacher's Gallery (images)
Waldorf Ideen Pool (images)
Baldwin Project / Main Lesson (free e-books)
Rudolf Steiner Audio
Rudolf Steiner Archive
Naturally You Can Sing (songbooks)
Waldorf Curriculum Chart (Grades 1-8)

My Favorite Unschooling Books

Learning All the Time - Holt
Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery - Albert
Free at Last: The Sudbury Valley School - Greenberg

1 comment:

  1. This is so awesome. Have you switched to the new blogger interface?

    I'm completely counting on this resource for my grade two! Thanks, thanks, thanks.


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