Eighth Grade Waldorf Earthschooling Curriculum Package

USD $325.00

This listing is for a single family purchase. If you are a co-op, teacher at a school, school, or charter school please see our co-op page HERE.

If you are looking for our Living Lessons curriculum please click here.

Join us for the most exciting curriculum experience at Earthschooling yet! As your student(s) get older we realize that your job becomes more challenging so we have done everything we can to make it easier and more enjoyable for you. This year includes all the lesson blocks you need for eighth grade as well as many pages of Main Lesson Book samples and six amazing instructional videos to guide you from a Waldorf teacher, a Waldorf student, a historian and a handwork teacher!


All of your curriculum materials including mp3s and video tutorials are available through a teacher portal immediately after you make your purchase. You can read more about how this works here.

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Why do we call this a “Curriculum Experience” ? Because when you purchase Earthschooling curriculum you not only receive a full curriculum (without the need to purchase any additional materials) but you also receive:

*Teacher support videos, mP3s and live support worth over $200.00
*Instructional Movement/Eurythmy videos worth over $150.00
*24-Hour member forum
*Bi-monthly Q & A sessions with a Waldorf teacher worth over $180.00 a year
*Access to member photo galleries
*Access to your experience on any device – mobile phone, tablet or computer – from any location
*Member chat forums
*Weekly newsletter with tips, updates and more
*Free updates for life (we add new material every year)
*Cultural & language enrichment lessons including Spanish, German, French, Arabic and more worth over $185.00

Main Lessons
Lesson Block: History: Elizabethan England
Lesson Block: History: Industrial Revolution
Lesson Block: History: Revolutionary War
Lesson Block: History: The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution
Teacher Resource: Bill of Rights Puppet Show Activity (Video)
Teacher Resource: Madison-Jefferson Skit (Video)
Lesson Block: History: The Civil War Activities & History
Teacher Resource: Dress in the Civil War (Video and PDF)
Teacher Resource: Scenes from the Civil War (Video)
Lesson Block: History: World War I & II Activities and History
Teacher Resource: WW! & II Footage (Video)
Lesson Block: Geography: World Resources, Inventions & World Economics
Lesson Block: Physics: Advanced Energy & Thermodynamics
Lesson Block: Math: Geometry: Surface, Volume & Platonic Solids
Lesson Block: Computers: Binary Systems
Lesson Block: Math: Famous Mathematicians
Lesson Block: Language: Essay & Short Story Review
Lesson Block: Language: Grammar Review and Short Stories
Lesson Block: Language: Shakespeare Life, History & Plays (PDF)
Lesson Block: Language: Editing Skills (PDF)
Lesson Block: Science: Skeleton & Movement (Video and PDF)
Lesson Block: Science: Chemistry: Sugars & Starches
Lesson Block: Science: Chemistry: Oils, Proteins & Fats
Lesson Block: Science: Reflexology for Kids (2 Videos & 4 PDFs)

Lessons in Art & Handwork
How to Draw People: How to Draw Shakespeare (Video)
Machine Sewing & The Industrial Revolution (Video and PDF)
Handwork Block: Darning (Video & PDF)
Handwork Block: Carpentry Skills & Activities (Videos & PDFs)

Music Lessons
Elizabethan Music (PDF & MP3s)
American Music (PDF & MP3s)

Guidelines for Eurythmy in Eighth Grade (PDF)
Walking the Pentagram (Video & PDF)
How to Occupy Space (Video & PDF)
Straight Lines and Curves in Alternation (Video & PDF)
Moving Straight Lines and Crosses (Video & PDF)
Moving Curves and Circles (Video & PDF)
Moving Lemniscates (Video & PDF)
Moving Spirals (Video & PDF)
Weight/Light (Video & PDF)
Threefold Walking (Video & PDF)
Variations on Threefold Walking (Video & PDF)
Module: Eurythmy Rod Exercises (Video & PDF)

Teacher Guides Specific to Eighth Grade
Eighth Grade Planner (PDF)
Eighth Grade Supply List (PDF)
Let’s Talk – A Waldorf Guide to Sex Education by Waldorf Teacher Rick Tan (PDF)
Chalk Drawing of Queen Elizabeth Tutorial by Waldorf Teacher Rick Tan (Video & PDF)

Legal Support
Lists of Curriculum Concepts to Submit to State Supervising Teacher
Correspondence Charts between Earthschooling & Core Curriculum for State Board

Extra Member Benefits
Member Blog with Extra Lessons Indexed by Grade, Season and Topic
Eighth Grade Chat Room
24-Hour Member Forum
Free Support
FAQs Page for Eighth Grade
Eighth Grade Links Page
Member Galleries of the Eighth Grade Year, Classrooms & Lessons
Kristie’s Private Galleries of Earthschooling Photos

Teacher Reference Materials
Mini-Course: Waldorf 101 Mini-Course (PDFs)
Webinar: Planning Meeting with Waldorf Teacher Diane Power (MP3 & PDF)
Webinar: Planning Meeting with Earthschooling CEO, Kristie Burns (MP3 & PDF)
Webinar: Rhythm and Stages in Waldorf Education (Video, MP3 & PDF)
Webinar: Basics of Early Childhood Education (Video)
Basic Waldorf Verses: Circle Time, Bread Making, Clean Up Song, Basic Waldorf Verses, Leaving Songs, Lunch Blessing Songs (MP3s)
Reference: Introduction to Basic Waldorf Watercolor (PDF)
Planner: Weekly Scheduler for Multi-Age Classrooms (PDF)
Planner: My Waldorf Year (PDF)
Planner: My Waldorf Year for the Southern Hemisphere
Planner: Earthschooling Basic Planner (PDF)
Planner: For the Choleric, Melancholic, Sanguine and Phlegmatic (PDFs)
Mini-Book: Waldorf Basics (PDF)
Article: A Dozen Lesson Planning Tips (PDF)
Article: Parent & Teacher Modeling (PDF)
Article: The Importance of Free Play (PDF)
Article: Adapting Stories (PDF)
Article: Celebrating Festivals in Early Childhood (PDF)
Article: The Rhythm of Learning (PDF)
Article: The Three Day Rhythm (PDF)
Music for the Classroom: Sheet Music for the Year: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (PDFs)

Available Benefits for an Extra Fee
All the items listed above come with the eighth grade curriculum. However, we also offer the following services below for an additional fee:
Graduation Certificates & Transcripts Available for Additional Fee
Certified Teacher Consultations Available for Additional Fee
Live Tutoring with a Waldorf Teacher Available for Additional Fee
Live Tutoring with a Handwork Teacher Available for Additional Fee

If you are unfamiliar with this package and need samples we suggest that you purchase subject blocks to sample the curriculum (you will be given credit for your block purchase if you decide to upgrade) or contact us at: You may also be interested in visiting our Testimonial Page or What is Earthschooling page. You can view our company purchase and privacy policies HERE.

The current value of this package is $750.00 if you were to purchase the items individually. You save over $425.00 by purchasing the package for only $325.00.

You can find samples below. We have provided the first five pages of some of the e-books as well as some video samples…

Sample: Chalk Drawing Queen Elizabeth for Elizabethan Era Studies Sample: Woodworking: Making a Hinged Box Sample: Woodworking: Making a Stool Sample: First Five Pages: WWI & WWII Lesson One Sample: First Five Pages: The Industrial Revolution: Introduction Sample: First Five Pages: Eighth Grade Organic Chemistry Lesson Sample: First Five Pages: Eighth Grade Math: Binary Systems Lesson One