"Current (public) education practices show that reading comprehension is misunderstood. It's treated like a general skill that can be applied with equal success to all texts. Rather, comprehension is intimately intertwined with knowledge."
Waldorf Education has always valued the 'systematic building of knowledge' (one of the three proposed significant changes in schooling) via experiential learning, integration of arts and handwork, storytelling, etc. - which inherently provides necessary context for knowledge.