Third Quarter Package A

1st Grade Curriculum

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This 9-week curriculum package will carry you through the third quarter of the school year. We recommend that you complete the first quarter curriculum package A and second quarter curriculum package A before this program.

Designed for children ages 6-8 (1st grade), this Sonlight package is a comprehensive, yet easy-to-use curriculum that includes everything you need to homeschool for the third quarter of the school year: daily lesson plans, book notes, teaching tips, all the books and materials. Simply continue with the math program you’re already doing or this is also a good time to consider changing a math program that isn’t the best fit for your student. Add any optional language arts materials, and desired electives … and you’ve got a complete curriculum! Flexibility without a year-long commitment.

This package Includes the following. You will already have purchased some of the materials in the first quarter curriculum package.

Includes:

  • History
  • Bible
  • Literature
  • Language Arts
  • Handwriting
  • Science
  • Mapping and Timeline Activities
  • All connected with a daily schedule – what we refer to as an Instructor’s Guide.

NOTE: In the first quarter curriculum package, you purchased several materials that can be used for a full year (history spine, handwriting, map and timeline activities). If you continue with additional quarterly packages, you will not need to purchase those materials again. See additional notes below.

Overview of the Instructor’s Guide

All the lesson plans, activities, notes, and teaching tips you need to teach your child. The Sonlight Instructor’s Guide takes the books included in this curriculum package and turns them into a cohesive curriculum—all of the planning has been done for you! Just open the guide and go.

The Instructor’s Guide will come as loose, 3-hole punched pages. We recommend placing the guide into a 3-ring binder. If you plan to purchase additional quarterly curriculum packages, we recommend the Sonlight 3” binder so all materials will fit.

Overview of History

Pick up your study of history following the pioneers and Johnny Appleseed.. Your students will also learn how missionaries share the Good News. Finish out the quarter learning about life in the early and mid 1900s.

Overview of Bible

You will continue with the wonderful children’s Bible, included in the first quarter package. When you read Egermeier’s Bible Story Book to your children, they will beg you to “read one more chapter!” 

Overview of Literature

The literature portion of this program includes both Read-Alouds, the books you read aloud to your children, and Readers, the books your children will learn to read themselves. Readers are included in the language arts portion of your curriculum.

For Read-Alouds, you will enjoy these favorites:

Overview of Language Arts

With Grade 1 Readers and Language Arts for Readers 1. Continue teaching your children how to read, write, and spell with our popular Phonics and Language Arts program that features our exclusive I Can Read It! series.

Overview of Handwriting

No matter what your child's motor skill level, they will continue to enjoy daily success using our favorite program, Handwriting Without Tears. Includes the workbook and lined paper from Handwriting Without Tears 1.

Overview of Science

Discover the fascinating worlds of biology and physics as you continue your studies from Sonlight Science A. This quarter your students will focus on God’s magnificent work in making their body, why science is important, atoms and molecules and energy.  If you haven’t already, we recommend purchasing the Science Supplies Kit A to minimize your experiment prep time. This package includes select books from Science A: Biology, Botany and Physics.

The Supplies Kit is a year-long kit that will be referenced in the second, third, and fourth quarter curriculum kits, but will only need to be purchased once.

Overview of Mapping & Timeline Activities

You'll continue to use Sonlight's Timeline Book and Markable Map (included in the first quarter package) to incorporate geography naturally into your school day. Students use the Markable Map to make visual connections of how all their history books and Read-Alouds relate geographically. Timeline activities tell you when to add people, events, and dates to your Timeline Book.

These are included only in this first semester package, but are referenced and scheduled in the second, third, and fourth quarter packages. You will not need to purchase them again if you continue on with another quarterly curriculum package of the same level.

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

We want to make sure you get what is right for you and your family. Returning items that don't work for your family should be easy and stress-free. Every quarterly curriculum package comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Items must be returned in unused, resalable condition. Get full details about the 30-day return policy here.

If you have any questions about Sonlight and our curriculum, please don't hesitate to contact a Sonlight Advisor and get some additional information.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • This product is available for purchase only for the 2020-2021 school year.
  • We recommend you begin with the first quarter package as some materials included in it are needed to complete the second, third, and fourth quarter curriculum packages. These resources include, but are not limited to the history spine, science experiments, handwriting, spelling, map and timeline book activities. You will not need to repurchase the materials that are used all year long in the second, third, or fourth quarter packages; they will not be included in those packages.

The items listed below are included in the selected package. Add additional items to your cart as desired.

History & Geography

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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Instructor's Guides

Third Quarter Package A Instructor's Guide

All the lesson plans, activities, notes, and teaching tips you need to teach your child. The Sonlight Instructor’s Guide takes the books included in this curriculum package and turns them into a cohesive curriculum—all of the planning has been done for you! Just open the guide and go.

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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Twenty and Ten (AA16)

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Readers / Literature

The Best Trick (1R13)

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

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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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