3rd Grade Full-Grade Package

One-year package | Ages: 8-11 | Grades: 3
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Get a full third-grade program in one simple order.

  • A complete program of our best recommendations.
  • Daily lesson plans for the entire year.
  • Everything you need to teach one child for one year.
  • A complete program that weaves together History, Geography, Bible, Read-Alouds and Readers as well as Language Arts.
  • Hand-picked Handwriting, Math and Science.
  • Sonlight's deepest discount!
  • Purchase this package and you'll get free shipping (lower 48), a one-year guarantee and other perks.

Everything you need to succeed this year!

This grade 3 curriculum includes everything you need to successfully teach one 8- to 11-year-old child for an entire year. To use this program with multiple children, simply add extra copies of the few consumable items and purchase each additional student their own skill-based programs (i.e. Math, Handwriting, Spelling) as needed.

Save hundreds of hours of preparation

Relax knowing that your step-by-step Instructor's Guide guides you through every day. Go to bed without worrying about what 3rd grade subjects you are going to teach the next day.

Includes:

History, Geography, Bible reading & memorization, Read-Alouds & Readers

Journey through American history from before the Spanish conquistadors through the 1850s. Embrace the innovative spirit that characterized early American history. Meet Incans, Aztecs and Mayans, sail with Columbus, journey with Lewis and Clark, and invent with Benjamin Franklin!

Build a strong spiritual foundation through daily Bible reading and weekly Scripture memory. Read books filled with pioneer adventure, colonial suspense and heartwarming courage. Give your children a deeper understanding of history (and love of reading) through the thoroughly gripping titles they read on their own.

(Includes Sonlight D: Intro to American History, Year 1 of 2.)

Language Arts

This complete Language Arts program with daily lesson plans helps your children develop excellent written communication skills. (Includes Language Arts D.)

Science

Explore the wonders of creation in this introduction to biology. Marvel at God's creativity as your children study an amazing diversity of plants and animals. A humor-filled instructional DVD guides their progress through 60 experiments. (Includes Science D: Biology, Taxonomy, and Human Anatomy.)

Math

Once students have mastered the concepts of addition and subtraction, they are ready for multiplication. In this grade 3 math program, your students will master single-digit facts and multiple-digit multiplication. (Includes Math-U-See Gamma.)

Handwriting

No matter what your child's motor skill level, they will enjoy daily success using Handwriting Without Tears. (Includes Handwriting Without Tears 3.)

Required Resources

You will also get a few essential resources make your learning extra rich this year. You'll use Sonlight's Timeline Book and Markable Map throughout your Sonlight career. If you already own these resources, simply deselect the options before adding to cart.

An Extended Money-Back Guarantee

We're so confident that you and your children will love to learn with this grade 3 curriculum 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 Skill for Grade 3 Full-Grade Package Curriculum: Read at a 3rd grade level.

Daily Time Requirements: Child: 3.5 - 4.5 hrs; Parent: 2 - 3 hrs

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Instructor's Guides

Sonlight D Instructor's Guide (DCG)

Teach with confidence. This Instructor's Guide shows you how.

Sonlight D includes History, Geography, Bible, Read-Alouds and Readers.

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$119.99

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Language Arts D (DLG)

Language Arts D is linked to History / Bible / Literature D

Watch your children’s writing style expand as they learn about higher-level techniques like similes, metaphors and hyperbole. Dictation exercises based on famous quotations and Bible verses sharpen their ability to recognize and imitate good writing.

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$45.99

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Science D Instructor's Guide (DSG)

Includes the following resources for teaching all Science D subjects: full Schedule; Teaching Helps; student Activity Sheets; separate parent full Answers and Definitions; and much more.

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$45.99

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Bible

American Indian Prayer Guide (DB01)

36 weeks' worth of daily prayer for the indigenous peoples of North, South, and Central America.

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$8.99

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The Discoverer's Bible for Early Readers (DB02)

Provides the full text (Genesis to Revelation) of the New International Reader's Version® of the Bible.

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$24.99

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Sing the Word: Great in Counsel and Mighty in Deed - CD (DB03)

Includes all the Scripture verses in the Bible D Memory program.

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$14.95

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Handwriting

Lined Paper for approx. levels 2-3 (2L174)

100 Sheets of 2-line, 3/8"-ruled paper for use with Handwriting Without Tears level 2 and 3 programs.

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$6.90

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$14.00

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Handwriting Without Tears: Cursive Alphabet Desk Strips (3L194)

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

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$3.25

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History & Geography

If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution (DH03)

A detailed study of the United States Constitution.

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$6.99

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Incans, Aztecs & Mayans (DH05)

Fascinating account of three major civilizations that existed in the "New World" before Europeans arrived.

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$10.99

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Pedro's Journal (DH08)

A fictional account of Christopher Columbus' first voyage.

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$6.99

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The Landmark History of the American People: From Plymouth to the West, Volume I (DH10)

A fascinating introduction to American culture as it has shaped and been shaped by events from the Pilgrims to the mid-1800s. Written by the former Librarian of Congress. NEW full-color edition, completely revised for readability. Now includes timelines, maps and more than twice the illustrations. Oversized.

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$24.99

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North American Indians (DH12)

Profusely illustrated introduction to a broad range of North American Indian peoples.

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$3.99

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The Lewis & Clark Expedition (DH14)

A highly readable account of the quintessentially American adventure of discovery and hardship as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led their men on an exploration of "the interior parts of North America."

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$10.99

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Timeline Figures D (DH16)

Over 40 Timeline Figures for Sonlight D on self-adhesive heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.

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$9.50

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Children's Encyclopedia of American History (DH21)

A groundbreaking guide to American history, this reference book explains events, moments, trends, patterns and people in concise articles designed to appeal to children ages 8 and up. Features more than 750 photos and artworks, plus extensive maps, charts, a state-by-state review, the complete texts of the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution, and much more.

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$29.99

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Math

Math-U-See Gamma Instruction Manual/DVD (3M15)

The Gamma Instruction Pack contains the Instruction Manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and full solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.

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$50.00

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Math-U-See Gamma Student Workbook/Tests (3M16)

The Gamma Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, systematic review pages, and Application & Enrichment pages as well as Gamma Tests.

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$40.00

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Math-U-See Integer Block Kit (RM15)

This 133-piece manipulative block set is the only one you’ll need for all levels of Math-U-See, from Primer through Algebra 1; includes 20 ones and tens, 13 fives, and 10 each of twos, threes, fours, sixes, sevens, eights, nines, and hundreds blocks, plus the Decimal Street™/Block Clock poster. The durable cardboard storage box doubles as a carrying case while keeping blocks tidy and simplifying clean up.

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$80.00

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Read Alouds

Secret of the Andes (DA01)

A story of a young Inca boy's initiation into Inca secrets.

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$5.99

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The Sign of the Beaver (DA02)

A white boy in the Maine wilderness is rescued by an Indian chief.

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$7.99

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond (DA03)

A girl raised in luxury in the Caribbean struggles to adjust to Puritan New England.

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$7.99

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Johnny Tremain (DA04)

A young apprentice silversmith is caught up in the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution.

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$7.99

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Toliver's Secret (DA05)

Ten-year old Ellen Toliver must conquer her timidity to take a secret message through enemy lines during the Revolutionary War.

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$6.99

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Carry On, Mr. Bowditch (DA06)

Fascinating true story of the poor apprentice who, shortly after the American Revolution, transformed navigation from an art to a precise science.

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$7.99

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Walk the World's Rim (DA08)

A 14-year old Indian joins Cabeza de Vaca's 16th-century expedition through the Southwest.

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$9.99

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Justin Morgan Had a Horse (DA09)

The true story of a young boy who trained the first all-American (but now world-famous) Morgan horse.

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$6.99

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The Journeyman (DA11)

Touching story about a boy, despised by his father because of his artistic bent, who leaves home to find his place in the world.

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$10.00

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Swift Rivers (DA12)

Eighteen-year-old Chris spends a winter with his grandfather in a cabin in Minnesota.

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$8.99

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Child's Introduction to Poetry (DA13)

Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry

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$19.95

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$10.95

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Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma (DH20)

The thrilling story of America's first foreign missionary, Adoniram Judson. In the face of incredible obstacles, Adoniram and his first wife Ann were the spark that spread the fire of the Gospel into Burma. Their evident love for the Burmese people is a compelling story of unswerving dedication and sacrifice.

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$9.99

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Readers / Literature

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? (DH02)

The background and story of Paul Revere's famous ride, told by a master story-teller.

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$6.99

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Pocahontas and the Strangers (DR01)

Familiar story of a young Indian girl who saved the life of John Smith, an early American frontiersman.

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$7.99

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Phoebe the Spy (DR04)

Dramatic true story of a little black girl who foiled a plan to kill George Washington.

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$6.99

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Robert Fulton, Boy Craftsman (DR06)

The true story of the famous steamboat builder by an award-winning author.

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$10.99

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Sarah, Plain and Tall (DR07)

Award-winning story of a frontier American widower who advertises for a wife . . . and gets Sarah.

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$6.99

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The Courage of Sarah Noble (DR08)

Eight-year old Sarah journeys into the wilderness with her father--and ends up alone!

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$5.99

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The Cabin Faced West (DR09)

Anne is lonely when her family moves to the Pennsylvania frontier . . . until a special evening when a stranger comes to dinner.

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$6.99

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Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims (DR10)

The story of the meeting of two cultures--and the young man who helped bridge the gap between them.

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$6.99

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The Bears on Hemlock Mountain (DR11)

Jonathan goes to get "the biggest pot you ever laid eyes on" — on the other side of Hemlock Mountain.

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$5.99

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Sarah Whitcher's Story (DR12)

The true story of a little girl who is lost in New Hampshire woods back in pioneer days.

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$10.00

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A Lion to Guard Us (DR13)

Award-winning author tells a true story about three children left alone in London in 1609 who make their way to the Virginia colony.

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$6.99

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The Skippack School (DR14)

Simple but insightful story about a German boy who immigrated to America about the year 1750.

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$7.99

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The Thanksgiving Story (DR15)

Caldecott Honor Book recounts the story of the Pilgrims from the time they left England on the Mayflower through the first Thanksgiving celebration.

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$8.99

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Om-kas-toe (DR16)

Om-kas-toe is a member of the Blackfeet Indian tribe in the early 1700s – before horses.

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$7.99

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Resources

3" Binder with Tabs (B050)

Organize all your homeschool papers in one sturdy and convenient binder. With tabs that match your Sonlight® History, Language Arts, and Science Instructor's Guides, you'll always know where to find each week's schedule, notes and study guides.

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$21.99

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Science

Real Science 4 Kids: Biology, Level 1 (DS01)

A biophysical chemist (PhD) created this book for her own children! Learn about plants and animals—how they are classified, how they live, and more.

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$29.99

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The Usborne First Encyclopedia of Seas and Oceans (DS02)

Huge, salty seas and oceans make over two-thirds of Earth's surface a deep mystery.

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$9.99

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Usborne Science Encyclopedia (DS03)

A wonderful introduction to energy, gravity, friction, light, sound, molecules, electricity, magnetism and much more.

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$14.99

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The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body (DS04)

The school bus shrinks and takes you on a full-color, exciting ride through the human body. Very well done.

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$5.99

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Mysteries and Marvels of Nature (DS05)

See how diverse animals eat, move, attack, defend, communicate and, generally, live their lives.

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$16.99

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Discover & Do Level 3 DVD (DS06)

Observe and learn how to do 60 science experiments in the Science D curriculum.

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$19.99

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Water (DS07)

Ever wondered why the sea is blue, how water drives our weather, or how water changes the earth's landscape? This eye-opening guide leads you to look at this slippery substance in a whole new way.

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$14.99

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Incredible Creatures that Defy Evolution (DS08)

Do some creatures really produce fire to defend themselves? How can geckos walk upside down and not fall? This DVD features Jobe Martin, a former traditional evolutionist, who came across animals that challenged his assumptions and led to a revolution in his thinking.

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$24.95

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TOPS 38-Green Thumbs: Radishes (DS09)

Because radishes grow so fast, tropisms (natural predilections to grow in certain directions) are easy to observe.

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$18.00

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TOPS 39-Green Thumbs: Corn & Beans (DS10)

Students grow popcorn and pinto beans, then track plant development in a personal daily journal.

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$18.00

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Listening to Crickets (DS11)

True story of Rachel Carson, a female award-winning author and marine biologist during the 1950s. Her love for nature and animals prompted the ecology movement.

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$8.95

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Science Supplies Kit D (DSK)

Science experiments can easily get passed over in homeschooling homes. A Sonlight Science Supplies Kit helps you fit the experiments into your life. You won't ever need to skip an experiment because you're missing a cork, a marble, a magnet, a thumbtack, a tiny lightbulb. No need to make a run to the hardware store to buy a galvanized nail (and then realize that you actually have to buy a box of 100, when you really need just one).

The Sonlight Science Supplies Kit has the items you need, in the quantities required.

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

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$32.99

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Spelling

Americana Instructor's Handbook (RL207)

The Instructor's Handbook contains an introduction to the philosophy behind Spelling You See and the five development stages of spelling. The Handbook also contains a “Getting Started” guide with an overview of the organization of the 36 lessons and information about the important skills and concepts that will be learned in this level as well as information about the three core activities. At the back of the Handbook there is more information about guided reading, chunking, copywork, dictation, answers to frequently asked questions, and a collection of helpful resources including passages for dictation.

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$18.00

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Americana Student Pack (RL208)

The Student Pack includes two student workbooks and a pack of erasable colored pencils. Each of the 36 lessons is divided into five parts, A through E, and includes two facing pages. Each day the instructor reads the passage together with the student. Students will also "chunk" the appropriate letter patterns indicated for that day's lesson and have opportunities for copywork and writing from dictation throughout the week.

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$44.00

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Required Items

History & Geography

Markable Map and Markers (MAP)

Includes two big full-color maps in one plus a four-color set of fine-tip water-based markers!

A geography Required Resource in every Sonlight History / Bible / Literature program from A—W.

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$28.98

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Student Resources

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 A-300.

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$25.99

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Consumable Items

Handwriting

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$14.00

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Lined Paper for approx. levels 2-3 (2L174)

100 Sheets of 2-line, 3/8"-ruled paper for use with Handwriting Without Tears level 2 and 3 programs.

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$6.90

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Instructor's Guides

Extra Language Arts D Student Activity Sheets (DLG1)

Consumable. One set of these consumable sheets is included in Language Arts D. You need one set per student.

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$13.99

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Math

Math-U-See Gamma Student Workbook/Tests (3M16)

The Gamma Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, systematic review pages, and Application & Enrichment pages as well as Gamma Tests.

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$40.00

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Science

Extra Science D Student Activity Sheets (DSG1)

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

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$13.99

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TOPS 38-Green Thumbs: Radishes (DS09)

Because radishes grow so fast, tropisms (natural predilections to grow in certain directions) are easy to observe.

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$18.00

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TOPS 39-Green Thumbs: Corn & Beans (DS10)

Students grow popcorn and pinto beans, then track plant development in a personal daily journal.

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$18.00

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Optional Language Arts Items

Language Arts

Wordly Wise 3000 Book 3 & Teacher's Key (3L100)

Add this for additional 3rd Grade vocabulary practice.

Fifteen easy-to-read passages draw your students into dozens of exercises and games that teach many new vocabulary words and meanings.

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$18.45

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