1st Grade Full-Grade Package

1st Grade Full-Grade Package 1MSP
for New Sonlighters
Retail: $1038.76
$839
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Get our best recommendations for your first grader:

  • All you need to teach one child for one year.
  • Daily lesson plans for the entire year.
  • A Core Program with History, Geography, Language Arts, Bible and Read-Alouds.
  • Carefully-selected Readers, Handwriting, Math and Science.
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  • Purchase this package and you'll get free shipping (lower 48), Forum access, a one-year guarantee and other Club benefits.

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Your children will love learning

This Sonlight package makes teaching easy, stress-free and fun for you, equipping you to cultivate a lifetime love of learning in your children. This comprehensive package includes EVERYTHING you need to teach one (or more) children (ages 6-8) for a full year.

No need to write a single lesson plan

Use our comprehensive Instructor's Guide like a compass to guide your children down the path to spiritual and academic excellence.

Includes:

History, Geography, Bible reading and memorization, Read-Alouds

Journey through the first half of a two-year sweep of World History, from Creation to the Fall of the Roman Empire. Literature-rich learning makes this journey a delight!

Gather together for Scripture reading and Read-Aloud classics like Charlotte's Web and Henry Huggins. These encourage family time and create a lifetime of memories.

(Includes Core B, Intro to World History, Year 1 of 2.)

Reading & Language Arts

Teach your children how to read, write, and spell with our popular Reading and Language Arts programs that feature our exclusive I Can Read It! series. (Includes Grade 1 Readers and Language Arts for Grade 1 Readers.)

Science

Fascinating, beautifully-illustrated books introduces your children to meteorology, biology, electricity, soil science, astronomy, physiology and hydrology. Read 9 richly illustrated books and perform more than 90 simple but exciting experiments with the help of a fascinating instructional DVD. (Includes Science B: Animals, Astronomy, and Physics.)

Math

Our brightly illustrated Math 1 program includes 160 lessons that build math skills and confidence through a variety of fun activities. (Includes Horizons Math 1.)

Bible

Bible B develops a child's passion for the Lord as you read and discuss daily scripture passages, develop the habit of daily devotion and memorize 36 weekly Bible verses set to music. (Includes Additional Bible Study Package B.)

Handwriting

No matter what your child's motor skill level, they enjoy daily success using our favorite program, Handwriting Without Tears. (Includes Handwriting Without Tears 1.)

Required Resources

A few essential resources make your learning extra rich this year. You'll use Sonlight's Timeline Book, Markable Map and Non-Consumable Science Kit throughout your Sonlight career. If you already own these resources, click here for a special Full-Grade Package just for you.

An Extended Money-Back Guarantee

We're so confident that you and your children will love to learn with this package, we give you a guarantee unmatched anywhere else in the homeschool world. Take up to a year to use the first half of this package. Read the books, write in the schedule, complete the Activity Sheets ... even dog-ear the book pages if you want! If you don't completely love it, return it for a full refund of your purchase price. Get full details about the Love to Learn Guarantee here.

Prerequisite Skills for Grade 1 Full-Grade Package:
Know letters and sounds. Be ready to learn to read three-letter, short vowel words.

Daily Time Requirements:
Child: 2 - 3 hrs; Parent: 1.5 - 2 hrs

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Instructor's Guides

Sonlight® Grade 1 Full-Grade Package IG Set (BC01)

This set combines every Instructor's Guide you will need for your Grade 1 Full-Grade Package—Core, Science, and Language Arts—and places it in one easy-to-use, comprehensive binder.

Bible

Leading Little Ones to God (BB01)

A classic devotional book for children focuses on biblical doctrines such as who God is, what He does, Christ's work, the Holy Spirit, prayer, and the church.

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$20.00

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Sing the Word: A New Commandment - CD (BB02)

The entire set of Scripture verses in your 1st Grade or Core B Bible Memory program set to a diverse variety of music played by an incredibly wide range of musical instruments.

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$14.95

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History & Geography

Core B Tips (BCD)

Tips and fun "extras" for your Core B program

This PDF links to encouragement and suggestions for you and a wealth of additional tips and ideas to enhance your children's learning. Look for enriching extras that coordinate with each of your 36 weeks of learning.

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$9.99

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The Usborne Time Traveler (BH01)

Visit Ancient Egypt, Rome, medieval Europe and Viking days. Colorful, detail-packed illustrations teach about family life and cultural achievements. Humorous, lively, imaginative.

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$22.99

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Tut's Mummy Lost & Found (BH02)

The incredible story of discovering an Egyptian pharaoh's tomb — in the same condition it had been left 2000 years before.

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$3.99

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From Akebu to Zapotec (BH03)

A book about 26 people groups who do not have the Bible in their own language. Includes brief descriptive text and color paintings.

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$10.95

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Houses and Homes (BH04)

Discover a wide variety of situations and houses people live in around the world.

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$6.99

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Peoples of the World (BH05)

About people who live in various countries around the world and their customs, traditions, languages, and beliefs.

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$7.99

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George Muller (BH06)

With scarcely enough money for his own family, George Muller sponsored a "Breakfast Club" for orphans that eventually filled five large houses and cared for 10,000 children. Muller's faith and generosity have set a standard for Christians of all generations. A gripping true story.

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$9.99

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Missionary Stories with the Millers (BH07)

Twenty-nine true missionary stories from around the world. Almost all are about people who lived and worked during the 20th century. Lots of excitement, miraculous escapes, and some martyrdoms.

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$8.00

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Archaeologists Dig For Clues (BH08)

Join an archaeological dig and learn about the tools and techniques archaeologists use!

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$5.99

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The Greek News (BH09)

The news and lifestyles sections from an ancient Greek tabloid that never existed but should have.

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$7.99

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The Great Wall of China (BH10)

Twenty-two hundred years ago in China, King Chen's greatest responsibility was to protect his people from their fierce enemies. To do so he built a Great Wall 3,750 miles long. An awe-inspiring look at why and how the Great Wall of China was built.

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$7.99

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Timeline Figures B (BH11)

Over 40 Timeline Figures for Core B on pre-gummed heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.

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$7.00

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Roman Diary (BH12)

In AD 107, young Iliona of Greece is captured and sold as a slave in Rome. Her masters treat her well and she experiences school, the wonders of Rome ... and the sad realities of a society where all were not equal. Full of humor, excitement, and accurate historical details of daily Roman life, you'll see the Roman Empire through Ilona's eyes.

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$6.99

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The Usborne Book of World History (CH02)

Required Resource for Core C. (Included in Cores B and B+C. If you purchase Core C and have not used Core B or Core B+C, you will need to purchase this book separately.)

The history of the world to 1914.

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$24.99

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A Child's History of the World (CH07)

Required Resource for Cores C and W. (Included in Cores B and B+C. If you purchase Core C or Core W and have not used Core B or Core B+C, you will need to purchase this book separately.)

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$28.00

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Language Arts

Letter & Word BINGO (1L09)

BINGO-style games to help children learn their phonic sound clusters and sight words.

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$4.99

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Go Blend! (1L10)

A Sonlight exclusive Go Fish!-style card game used to teach basic letter blends.

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$4.99

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Handwriting Without Tears: My Printing Book (1L172)

Consumable workbook. Designed to eliminate problems with reversals, spacing, placement, and letter and numeral formation. Letters are used in simple words and sentences to ensure continuous review. Approx. 1st.

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$14.00

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Handwriting Without Tears: Print Alphabet Desk Strips (1L174)

A sheet of four 10.5 x 2" adhesive strips. Stick strips to desk to give students visual clues for print letter formation.

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$2.99

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BINGO Markers (KL081)

Required Resource for Language Arts Grades K-1. Set of 50 plastic markers for use with both Alphabet Sounds BINGO and Letter & Word BINGO.

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$1.75

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Lined Paper for approx. levels K-1 (KL174)

100 Sheets of 2-line, 5/8"-ruled paper for use with Handwriting Without Tears programs.

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$6.90

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Math

Horizons Math 1 (1M30)

With Horizons Math 1, your children will:

  • Count 1-100 with a variety of number sets
  • Count by 1's from 100-200
  • Learn ordinal and cardinal numbers
  • Add vertically and horizontally carrying in 1's column
  • Subtract vertically and horizontally without borrowing
  • Understand basic fractions, sets, shapes, graphs and units of measure

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$81.95

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Horizons Grade 1-3 Math Manipulatives (RM35)

Teach three full years of Horizons Math (grades 1-3) with this one resource kit—complete with schedule and instructions for every step of the way.

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$108.99

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Read Alouds

Charlotte's Web (BA01)

White's heartwarming classic about the friendship between a little girl, a selfless spider and "the world's greatest pig."

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$7.99

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Henry Huggins (BA02)

First in a classic series about a kind-hearted boy and his lovable friends in late '50s middle America.

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$6.99

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Gooney Bird Greene (BA03)

Gooney Bird dazzles (and inspires) her classmates with "absolutely true" stories, while they learn what makes a story good or bad.

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$5.99

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The Wheel on the School (BA04)

Touching classic about citizens of a Dutch town who come to know each other as they bring back the storks.

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$6.99

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The Year of Miss Agnes (BA05)

A teacher from England connects with the hearts and minds of students in a one-room Athabascan school in Alaska in 1948.

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$6.99

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Homer Price (BA06)

Award-winning author illustrator recounts the hilarious adventures of a small town boy in middle America during the early '50s.

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$6.99

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Greek Myths for Young Children (BA07)

Colorful introduction to the more significant gods, goddesses, and legendary figures of ancient Greece: Pandora, Heracles (Hercules), Midas, Icarus, and many others.

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$7.99

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Mr. Popper's Penguins (BA08)

A classic, absolutely impossible tall tale. It will win your child's heart — and maybe yours, too!

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$7.00

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Mountain Born (BA10)

A young farm boy and his sheep grow up together. Touching, beautifully crafted, thought-provoking.

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$10.00

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Understood Betsy (BA11)

The insightful story of how an over-protected girl becomes a self-confident young woman.

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$8.99

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Favorite Poems of Childhood (BA12)

Eighty-four favorite children's poems old and newer, whimsical and thought-provoking.

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$3.00

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (BA13)

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle knows how to cure children of bad habits including selfishness, talking back, and never wanting to go to bed!

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$5.99

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Detectives in Togas (BA14)

Seven ancient Roman boys become entangled in a fast-paced and humorous, though apparently deadly-serious mystery.

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$6.99

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Little Pear (BA15)

The only boy in a Chinese family, Little Pear has greater latitude for mischief than others.

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$5.95

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Owls in the Family (BA16)

Welcome to the hilarious adventures of Wol and Weeps, two of the most lovable pets you'll ever meet. The great horned owls shake up a whole Saskatchewan neighborhood, outsmart Mutt the dog, and turn a house topsy-turvy.

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$5.99

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The Case of the Gasping Garbage (BA17)

Get ready for detective work with a science twist! Kid detectives Drake Doyle and Nell Fossey can crack any case you throw their way. In this fun collection of four cases, their sleuthing turns up clues about the life cycle of frogs, chromatography and more.

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$6.95

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It Could Always Be Worse (BA18)

Once upon a time a poor unfortunate man lived with his mother, his wife, and his six children in a one-room hut where they quarreled from dawn till dusk. When the man asks the Rabbi how to bring peace to the hut, he returns home with some rather unusual advice.

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$7.99

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Readers

Put Me in the Zoo (1R02)

An "I Can Read It Myself" book about an animal full of amazing tricks who wants to join the zoo.

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$8.99

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Little Bear (1R03)

Modern classic about a loving bear cub.

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$3.95

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One Fish, Two Fish... (1R04)

What can we say? One of the master's best!

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$8.99

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A Fly Went By (1R05)

A boy watches a fly flee from a frog, but the frog isn't chasing the fly; rather, the frog flees from the cat... and so it goes.

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$8.99

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The Cat in the Hat (1R06)

The book that made Seuss famous.

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$8.99

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Green Eggs and Ham (1R10)

"Try it . . . you might like it" is the theme of this delightful Dr. Seuss classic.

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$8.99

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A Big Ball of String (1R12)

Imagine all the amazing things you could do if only you had a huge ball of string!

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$8.99

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The Best Trick (1R13)

A Sonlight exclusive, beginning chapter book developed by a homeschooling mom.

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$4.99

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The Bravest Dog Ever (1R14)

The exciting true story of a dog sled team that delivered diphtheria medication to Nome, Alaska, through a blizzard in 1925.

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$3.99

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I Can Read It! Book 1 (1R161)

Book 1 of the I Can Read It series.

The I Can Read It! stories engage your child with real plot, action, and humor. Each story moves your child through a natural progression of phonetic and spelling patterns.

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$9.99

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I Can Read It! Book 2 (1R162)

Book 2 of the I Can Read It series.

The I Can Read It! stories engage your child with real plot, action, and humor. Each story moves your child through a natural progression of phonetic and spelling patterns.

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$9.99

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I Can Read It! Book 3 (1R163)

Book 3 of the I Can Read It series.

The I Can Read It! stories engage your child with real plot, action, and humor. Each story moves your child through a natural progression of phonetic and spelling patterns.

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$9.99

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I Can Read It! Word Lists (1R164)

Book 4 of the I Can Read It series.

This fourth volume in the series contains word lists and shows spelling patterns. Part of the I Can Read It series.

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$9.99

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Resources

Markable Map Only (MAP1)

23" x 34" world and USA outline maps printed back-to-back and laminated for you to mark with overhead projector pens or grease pencils.

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$19.99

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Markers Only (MAP2)

Four-color set of Vis-a-Vis® wet-erase, fine point markers. Blue, red, green, and black. For use with the Markable Map.

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$7.99

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The Timeline Book (RR120)

A blank timeline from 5,000 B.C. to the Present!

Pre-printed timeline in a spiral-bound book—for use throughout your homeschooling adventure. Required Resource for Sonlight Core programs A-300.

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$25.99

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Science

Pasteur's Fight Against Microbes (BS01)

Accompany Louis Pasteur as he discovers the secrets of microscopic living creatures — microbes: where they come from and what they do.

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$6.99

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Space (BS02)

Did you know a year on Earth is not a year on all planets? Planets with the longest journey around the sun have the longest years. Find out more in this introduction to the solar system with rich and colorful pictures and graphics.

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$10.99

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Discover & Do Level 1 DVD (BS03)

Observe and learn how to do every science experiment (almost 100!) in the Science B curriculum.

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$19.99

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First Encyclopedia of the Human Body (BS04)

Where does your food go? Why do we have eyelashes? This fact-packed and beautifully illustrated introduction to the human body and how it works helps you find answers. Amazing photos, simple text, and suggested internet links for further exploration.

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$9.99

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See How It's Made (BS05)

This exciting visual tour follows the manufacture of a variety of everyday items from start to finish. Did you know glass never wears out and can be recycled forever? Did you ever wonder how toothpaste gets inside the tube? Find out as you "enter the factory" for an up close look.

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$15.99

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What Makes You Ill? (BS06)

From germs to viruses to allergies to the body's immune system, this book presents basic information about health and sickness and what we can do about them.

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$4.99

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Science Activities, Vol. 1 (BS07)

72 pleasurable experiments illustrated and explained in Usborne's unique fashion.

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$13.99

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The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks (BS08)

By taking us on a "you are there" field trip, this book explains the water cycle and modern methods of water purification and distribution.

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$6.99

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Why Do People Eat? (BS09)

Fascinating introduction to nutrition, foods and dietary habits around the world.

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$4.99

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The Usborne World Of Animals (BS10)

From the Himalayan Mountains to the Namib desert, you and your children take a grand tour of the animal kingdom. You'll learn about the habitats and habits of creatures from all over the world.

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$16.99

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Night Animals (BS11)

Which animals come out at night, and how do they find food in the dark? Discover the answers and take an up-close peek at unusual night animals through stunning photography and beginning-reader-friendly text.

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$4.99

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Science Supplies Kit B (BSK)

Items in this kit are consumable but may be shared between multiple students.

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$13.99

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Non-Consumable Science Supplies Kit (NSK)

Required Resource for ALL Science Levels except PreK and F. Includes basic, non-consumable science supplies, some of which are required in the Science A Program, and all of which will be used in years to come.

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$33.99

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Recommended | Consumable | Optional Language Arts

Consumable Items

History & Geography

Timeline Figures B (BH11)

Over 40 Timeline Figures for Core B on pre-gummed heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.

Retail:
$7.00

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Language Arts

Extra Language Arts for Grade 1 Readers: Beginning to Read Student Activity Sheets (1LG1)

Consumable. One set of these consumable sheets is included in Language Arts for Grade 1 Readers. You need one set per student.

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$14.99

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Handwriting Without Tears: My Printing Book (1L172)

Consumable workbook. Designed to eliminate problems with reversals, spacing, placement, and letter and numeral formation. Letters are used in simple words and sentences to ensure continuous review. Approx. 1st.

Retail:
$14.00

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Lined Paper for approx. levels K-1 (KL174)

100 Sheets of 2-line, 5/8"-ruled paper for use with Handwriting Without Tears programs.

Retail:
$6.90

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Math

Horizons Math 1: Student Workbook 1 (1M31)

Consumable. Extra Student Workbook 1 for Horizons Math 1 in case you have additional students.

Retail:
$19.95

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Horizons Math 1: Student Workbook 2 (1M32)

Consumable. Extra Student Workbook 2 for Horizons Math 1 in case you have additional students.

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$19.95

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Horizons Math 1: Student Worksheet Packet (1M33)

Consumable. Extra Student Worksheet Packet for Horizons Math 1 in case you have additional students. One set of these reproducible worksheets is included in the Teacher's Handbook.

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$9.95

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Resources

Markers Only (MAP2)

Four-color set of Vis-a-Vis® wet-erase, fine point markers. Blue, red, green, and black. For use with the Markable Map.

Retail:
$7.99

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Science

Extra Science B Student Activity Sheets (BSG1)

Consumable. One set of these consumable sheets is included in Science B. You need one set per student.

Retail:
$13.99

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Optional Language Arts Items

Resources

Explode the Code 1, 2, 3 (1L02)

Consumable, Optional. Attractive workbooks illustrated by children teach phonetic and spelling rules. Scheduled as optional in Language Arts for Grade 1 Readers.

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$28.20

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1st Grade Full-Grade Package
for New Sonlighters
Retail: $1038.76
$839
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Do you already own the reusable Sonlight Map, Timeline Book, and Science Kit?
This package qualifies for 3, 6 and 9 month Payment Plans.
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History/Geography
Bible
Language Arts
Readers
Read-Alouds
Science
 
Math
 
Handwriting (K-3)
 
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