grade7_joan_of_arc2Seventh Grade

Developmental Profile of a Seventh Grade Child*

In grade 7, the pupils turn 13, become teenagers and enter puberty. The visible physiological changes and rapid growth are accompanied by psychological upheaval at least as disorienting and often more so. In both realms, the child loses whatever balance and tranquility they have acquired in the heart of childhood.

Teachers and parents come up against the limit of their abilities to directly influence the children. Much of what has been adopted in terms of behavior, attitudes or habits is lost or becomes ambivalent.

Educational Experience

Through the exploration of option generic cialis usa an unknown world, the seventh grade curriculum challenges the thought processes of the young adolescent, leading him/her to online viagra in u s discovery, understanding and discernment. They learn, as the Explorers did, that going one's own way means leaving behind the familiar territory of security and alternative buy levitra china stability.

History/Social Studies
1400-1700: Age of Exploration, the Reformation, the Renaissance.
Arthurian legends, historical novels, poetry.
English and Grammar

Creative writing; research papers, oral & written book reports ,
character analysis, poetry, grammar & punctuation.
Foreign Language
Reading and conversation, grammar and structure.
Africa and Europe; tides, map reading, weather.
Chemistry; physiology, nutrition, first aid; physics.

Business math, graphs, algebra, perimeters, areas, powers, roots,
fractions, decimals, square root, geometry.
Boys / girls choir; junior high orchestra.
Perspective drawing, platonic solids.
Wet and dry transparent colors.
Sewing and embroidery; piecing a quilt.
Mallets, gouges, chisels to shape bowls and cialis daily online cialis daily improvement with carve a box.
The human hand, foot, bones, etc. in clay.
Contrast moods; minor scales; melodies; improvisation.
Physical Education
Tumbling and free gymnastics; team games and sports.

* The Educational Tasks and Content of the Steiner Waldorf Curriculum, Edited by Martyn Rawson and Tobias Ritcher

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