1st Grade Curriculum

All-Subjects Package A

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Title: Intro to the World: Cultures
Age Range: 6-8
Grade Range: 1
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Complete curriculum in one quick order.

Get our best recommendations for your first grader (plus our best discount).

  • Your entire curriculum for the year.
  • Daily lesson plans for the entire year.
  • A History / Bible / Literature program that integrates History, Geography Bible, Readers and Read-Alouds.
  • Language Arts, Science and Math.
  • Purchase this package and you'll get free shipping (lower 48), a one-year guarantee and other perks.

Make homeschooling fun this year and rest assured your child is receiving a high quality education.

Teach with confidence–right from the start!

This Sonlight package is a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, curriculum that includes everything you need to teach one child (ages 6-8) 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, Phonics) as needed.

It's flexible–to fit your family's needs

You can rejoice in the flexibility you have in your Sonlight Instructor's Guide. Miss a day? No problem. Want to spend all day on Science? Go for it! This 1st Grade All-Subjects Package is as flexible as you need it to be.

Includes:

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

Meet new and interesting people as you travel to distant lands and long-ago times. Study creation, Ancient Egypt, Rome, knights and castles, missionaries, geography, climates and much more.

Children grow in love for the Lord as you daily read Bible stories with them. Plus, cuddle up and read Read-Aloud classics like An Ordinary Princess and Mrs. Piggle Wiggle to your kids.

Includes Sonlight's History / Bible / Literature A, (Intro to the World: Cultures)

Reading and Language Arts

With Grade 1 Readers and Language Arts for Readers 1. 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 5-Day Grade 1 Readers and Language Arts.

Science

Discover the fascinating worlds of biology and physics. Explore birds, insects, butterflies, bears, machines, and more. Includes nearly 100 science experiments and homeschool science supplies, as well as a DVD that hilariously demonstrates each activity. Includes Science A: Biology, Botany and Physics.

Math

Your child will focus on single digit addition and subtraction at the Alpha level. They will also learn to tell and write the time, understand place value, and recognize and draw shapes. Includes Math-U-See Alpha.

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

Make sure you select these few essential resources to 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, you do not need to add them.

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.

Daily Time Requirements:
Child: 1.5 - 2 hrs; Parent: 1 - 1.5 hrs

Instructor's Guides

Language Arts 1 (1LG4)

Teach your children with confidence!

Includes the following resources for teaching all Language Arts for Grade 1 Readers subjects: full Schedule; Teaching Helps; student Activity Sheets; separate parent Instructions & full Answers and Definitions; and much more.

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History / Bible / Literature A Instructor's Guide - 4 Day (ACG4)

When you order History / Bible / Literature A: Intro to the World: Cultures, your young adventurers will set out to explore God's big world and gain a sense of history, as they trek with missionaries, travel through jungles, and visit ancient Egypt, Imperial China, America and more.

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Science A Instructor's Guide - 4 Day (ASG4)

When you order Sonlight Science A: Biology, Botany, and Physics, your young scientists will embark on a quest. Learn the basics of these disciplines and discover answers to intriguing questions, such as why does thunder accompany lightning, and how much air can our lungs actually hold?

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Bible

Egermeier's Bible Story Book (AB01)

The Egermeier's Bible Story book is a complete narration from Genesis to Revelation for young and old.

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$15.99
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Sing the Word: From A to Z (AB02)

A great mnemonic aid: the entire set of 26 Scripture verses in the Bible A Memory program set to diverse musical styles on CD.

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$15.95
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Electives

Create-A-Calendar (AE01)

Sixteen-month calendar covers your entire school year and teaches kids about the calendar. Learn the days, weeks and months of the year.

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$13.99
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Handwriting

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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$16.99
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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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$3.99
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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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$7.30
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History & Geography

Living Long Ago (AH02)

From ancient Egypt to the early part of this century: satisfy or spark your child's curiosity about how people used to dress, travel, eat and live.

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$12.99
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Timeline Figures A (AH03)

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

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$11.99
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Usborne Internet-Linked Children's Encyclopedia (AH04)

Introduces your child to world geography, geology, cultures, weather, simple physics (light, levers, etc.) and much more. Fun pictures throughout.

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$15.99
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Out of Darkness (AH08)

A biography of Louis Braille. From his childhood and time at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth in Paris, through the latter years of his life as he persevered until the alphabet he developed gained acceptance.

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$9.99
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Adventures in Ancient Greece (AH09)

Siblings end up at the inception of the ancient Greek Olympics. The comic book style invites repeated reading. Excellent content and enjoyable.

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The Good News Must Go Out (AH10)

Mama Laird served as a missionary in the Central African Republic for decades, and saw great moves to God. One dear follower was beaten by drunks until he almost died, but 3 or so people came to his house of death and followed Jesus, until a day no one came. Then he said, "God, let me get up or die." Incredible, beautiful, challenging. Marvelous.

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Return of the White Book (AH11)

God prepared the way for the Karen people of Burma to come to know him. When George Boardman and Adoniram Judson arrived, the Burmese were not terribly interested, but the Karen were desperately ready. Incredible story of God at work.

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Language Arts

Letter & Word BINGO Cards (1L09)

Educational 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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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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$2.99
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Math

Math-U-See Alpha Instruction Manual/DVD (1M15)

The Alpha 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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$57.00
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Math-U-See Alpha Student Workbook/Tests (1M16)

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

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$44.00
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Read Alouds

The Light at Tern Rock (AA11)

Ronnie loves living in the lighthouse, but the days go by, and the keeper doesn't return. A simple but pleasurable Christmas story for all ages.

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$7.99
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The Hundred Dresses (AA15)

Two normally sensitive girls repent of "making fun" of the poor girl in their class who says she has a hundred dresses.

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$7.99
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Twenty and Ten (AA16)

Twenty school children hide ten Jewish children from the Nazis occupying France during World War II.

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$6.99
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In Grandma's Attic (AA18)

Stories of a remarkable grandmother's childhood in midwest North America over 100 years ago. Bring the past alive as only a born storyteller could.

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The Family Under the Bridge (AA20)

Set in Paris, the story of an old hobo whose heart and life become entangled with a fatherless family in search of a home.

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$6.99
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Mary on Horseback (AA23)

There are no hospitals or doctors in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1920s, so Mary Breckinridge, founds the Frontier Nursing Service to help those in need.

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$6.99
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Johnny Appleseed: The Story of a Legend (AA24)

The real Johnny Appleseed was born John Chapman in 1774, in a small Massachusetts village. Discover his story through this wise and witty work. Learn how the apple tree-planting folk hero helped open and tame the American frontier.

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Here's a Penny (AA27)

Wherever Penny goes, he's sure to find adventure. He loses his overalls in a very sticky situation and searches for his new kittens only to find them dressed up in doll clothes.

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No Children, No Pets (AA28)

Three children and their widowed mother inherit a run-down apartment building in Florida. A sign on the front door says "No Children, No Pets." Adventure awaits as the kids solve lingering mysteries and help fix up the building. No Children, No Pets by Marion Holland is a satisfying childhood tale that keeps you guessing what will happen next.

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$11.99
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Adventures with Waffles (AA33)

This adventure book is outstanding. A year in the life of two neighbors in Norway and their laugh-out-loud adventures. Cheery, sweet, good family story. Touches on grief, remembering, restoration. What do fathers do other than eat boiled cabbage? When the son has lived through his most sad day, the father comes and sings the son's own song, until the son releases his grief: "suddenly I realized what dads are for." Loved it entirely.

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The Ordinary Princess (AA35)

Along with Wit, Charm, Health, and Courage, Princess Amy of Phantasmorania receives a special fairy christening gift: Ordinariness. Unlike her six beautiful sisters, Amy has brown hair and freckles, and would rather have adventures than play the harp, embroider tapestries ... or become a Queen.

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$6.99
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The Berenstain Bears' Dollars and Sense (AA36)

A classic story that teaches children about money and responsibility. A simple introduction to budgeting and the value of a dollar.

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$4.99
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Mrs. Piggle Wiggle (AA38)

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

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$5.99
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Sled Dog School (AA39)

Focused on themes of friendship and problem-solving, this story highlights the special relationship between a handler and a working dog. Creativity and following your passion saves the day in this engaging tale.

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Cool Beans (AA40)

Perfect for transitioning from graphic novels to traditional books, this funny and action-packed title follows Tucker MacBean on his quest to make art--and himself--seem cool. A wonderful story about facing a small-town bully, and the value of teamwork.

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$6.99
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Book Uncle and Me (AA41)

Originally published in India, this book is about voting, friendship, and the love of books. When nine-year-old Yasmin suddenly loses her only source of free reading material, she and her family, friends, and neighbors decide to take matters into their own hands. An energetic and funny story about friendship.

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The Bill Martin Jr Big Book of Poetry (AA42)

This full-color treasury contains nearly 200 poems with original illustrations by award-winning artists. Grouped by theme, this varied anthology contains an impressive number of old favorites and newer selections.

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$24.99
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Readers / Literature

Put Me in the Zoo (1R02)

Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire is an "I Can Read It Myself" book about an animal full of amazing tricks who wants to join the zoo.

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$9.99
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One Fish, Two Fish... (1R04)

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

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$9.99
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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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$9.99
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The Cat in the Hat (1R06)

The book that made Seuss famous.

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$9.99
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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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$9.99
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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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$9.99
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The Best Trick (1R13)

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

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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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$23.99
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Science

Weather (AS01)

How can rain sometimes be red? Why are tornados like vacuum cleaners? This fascinating book of weird and wonderful weather is designed for beginning readers.

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$4.99
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How Flowers Grow (AS02)

How do flowers grow in dry deserts? Which flower smells like rotting meat? Find the answers in this easy-to-read text for beginning readers.

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$4.99
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Isaac Newton and the Laws of Motion (AS03)

Action-packed biography of the dynamic thinker/scientist. History comes alive in engaging a comic-book style.

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$8.10
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Science Activities, Vol. 2 (AS04)

Reveals the properties and basic scientific principles related to gases, plants, and cooking.

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$13.99
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Discover & Do Level K DVD (AS05)

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

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$19.99
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Science Supplies Kit A (ASK)

The bits and pieces you need for Science A.

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$27.99
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RequiredRecommendedConsumable5-Day Also IncludesOptional Language Arts

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!

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$29.98
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Language Arts

Go A to Z! (KL11)

A Sonlight exclusive Go Fish!-style card game to help students learn the basic sounds of the letters in the English alphabet.

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$4.99
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Math

Math-U-See Integer Block Kit

Required Resource for All-Subjects Packages with Math-U-See.

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$68.00
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Student Resources

The Timeline Book (RR120)

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

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$27.99
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Consumable Items

Electives

Create-A-Calendar (AE01)

Sixteen-month calendar covers your entire school year and teaches kids about the calendar. Learn the days, weeks and months of the year.

Retail:
$13.99
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Handwriting

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:
$16.99
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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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$7.30
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Language Arts

Extra Language Arts 1 Student Activity Sheets - 4 Day (1LG41)

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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Math

Math-U-See Alpha Student Workbook/Tests (1M16)

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

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$44.00
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Science

Extra Science A Student Activity Sheets - 4 Day (ASG41)

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

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$14.99
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Five Day Also Includes Items

History & Geography

Wild Places (AH01)

Introduce your child to the geography, climate, animal and human lifestyles in three habitats: mountains, jungles and deserts.

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$12.99
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Read Alouds

The Apple & the Arrow (AA13)

Newbery Honor. The legend of William Tell as told by his 12-year-old son.

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$8.95
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Astrid the Unstoppable (AA34)

Translated from Norwegian, this book introduces us to Astrid, a delightful character who loves spending her days racing down the hillside on her sled. A wonderful tale about friendship with no age boundaries.

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$16.99
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The Kitchen Madonna (AA37)

Set in London, a young boy learns how to give of himself and show kindness to another. In the process he makes some new friends, and discovers his artistic talent.

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$14.95
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Readers / Literature

The Bravest Dog Ever (1R14)

"The Bravest Dog Ever" is the true story of Balto and the dog sled team that delivered diphtheria medication to Nome, Alaska, through a blizzard in 1925.

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$4.99
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Little Bear (1R03)

Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik is a modern classic about a loving bear cub.

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$4.95
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Science

Caterpillars and Butterflies (AS07)

How do caterpillars turn into butterflies? What do they eat? Uncover more about these fascinating insects in this easy-to-read book for beginning readers.

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$4.99
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Eggs and Chicks (AS08)

Which bird lays the biggest egg in the world and how do tiny chicks learn to fly? Find out more in this specially designed easy-to-read text.

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$4.99
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Tadpoles and Frogs (AS09)

How do tadpoles turn into frogs? What is the biggest frog in the world? Learn more about the wonderful world of frogs in this easy-to-read text.

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$4.99
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Under the Sea (AS06)

What lives at the bottom of the sea? What do sharks really eat? Find these facts and more about the fascinating things under the sea. Specially designed as an easy-to-read text.

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Optional Language Arts Items

Consumables

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

Consumable, Optional. The "Explode the Code" package is comprised of attractive educational workbooks illustrated by children to teach phonetic and spelling rules. Scheduled as optional in Language Arts for Grade 1 Readers.

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