4th Grade Curriculum

All-Subjects Package E

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Title: Intro to American History, Year 2 of 2
Age Range: 9-12
Grade Range: 4
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Description

If you are a returning Sonlighter who has already used Intro to American History, Part 1, this is the package for you.

Complete curriculum in one quick order.

Get our best recommendations for your fourth 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.

Breathe easy with this program we guarantee you'll love.

Success from the start–guaranteed!

This Package will equip you to teach one child for an entire year while you prepare him or her for a lifetime of spiritual and academic success. 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) as needed.

Includes everything you need to teach with confidence

All of the planning is done for you. Relax knowing you don't have to be an expert to give your child an excellent education. Simply follow our step-by-step Instructor's Guide.

Includes:

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

Complete the epic adventure you started in Intro to American History, Part 1 and experience America's history from the 1850s on. Get to know heroes like Abraham Lincoln, Simon Bolivar, Eleanor Roosevelt and the Wright brothers.

Build a strong spiritual foundation through daily Bible reading and weekly Scripture memory. Enjoy Read-Aloud classics like Little Britches and Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry. Give your children a deeper understanding of history (and love of reading) through the thoroughly gripping Readers they read on their own.

Includes 5-Day History / Bible / Literature E: Intro to American History, Part 2.

Language Arts

This complete Language Arts program with daily lesson plans helps your children develop excellent written communication skills. Includes 5-Day Language Arts E.

Science

Hands-on Science with everything you need to teach successfully. Your children will study electricity, magnetism, light, color and lenses as well as space, stars and the planets. They'll make amazing discoveries as they perform over 90 hands-on experiments with the help of our exclusive Discover and Do DVD. Includes 5-Day Science E: Electricity, Magnetism, and Astronomy.

Math

Math-U-See is carefully structured with step-by-step procedures: Introduce. Practice. Master. Review. Your student will actually teach the concept back to you before you move on. Use the included small colored, Lego-like pieces to help your student visualize the concepts. Short videos help teach. Division is presented as the inverse of multiplication. Single-digit division facts are learned and the concepts of division and place value are applied when solving long division problems. Includes Math-U-See Delta. Take a placement test to ensure you get the right level.

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 Skill for this Grade 4 All-Subjects Package:
Read at a fourth-grade reading level.

Daily Time Requirements:
Child: 3.5 - 5 hrs; Parent: 2 - 3 hrs

Instructor's Guides

Sonlight E Instructor's Guide (ECG)

A practical tool to help you homeschool with excellence.

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

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$119.99

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Language Arts E (ELG)

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

Students learn to vary sentence length, use active voice, create authentic dialog and more. Dictation exercises provide an opportunity to recognize and imitate writing that shines. Creative expression activities such as mind mapping and letter writing keep them engaged.

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$47.99

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Science E Instructor's Guide (ESG)

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

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$47.99

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Bible

Starting Strong (EB01)

Consumable. The perfect tool for teaching preteens how to study the Bible on their own. Includes stories, stickers, questions and activities.

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$14.99

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Sing the Word: The Heavens Declare (EB02)

12 songs based on verses from both the New and Old Testaments. In Bible package only for Levels 4 and D+E.

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$15.95

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History & Geography

In Search of the Source (EA13)

A translator struggles to help a tribal people understand what the Bible says.

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$11.95

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Wee Sing America - CD (EH04)

A diverse collection of great American speeches and patriotic and folk songs . . . from the Revolutionary War to the present.

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$10.99

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The World Wars (EH05)

Take a deep breath and explore both conflicts in one sobering, compelling book—from the soldiers' terrifying experiences in trench warfare to mighty and sinister innovations that shaped the course of history.

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$25.99

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Timeline Figures E (EH11)

Over 60 Timeline Figures for Sonlight E on self-adhesive heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.

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$11.50

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The Landmark History of the American People: From Charleston to the Moon, Volume II (EH12)

A fascinating introduction to American culture as it has shaped and been shaped by events from the Civil War to the late 20th century. Written by the former Librarian of Congress. NEW full-color edition, completed revised for readability. Now includes timelines, maps and more than twice the illustrations. Oversized.

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$24.99

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Lights in a Dark Place (EH16)

Davis. Fourteen stories of how God has been at work in Colombia, South America. People escape a burning house, see dreams and visions, try to convert kidnappers. Dramatic and exciting. He is worthy of praise!

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$8.99

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One Voice: The Story of William Wilberforce (EH17)

Biography in verse of the man who, despite all obstacles, fought to end the Slave Trade in Great Britain. Powerful story of tenacity and courage.

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$13.95

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Hero Over Here (ER19)

Theodore learns that heroism requires more--and less--than he imagined in this story set during the deadly flu epidemic at the end of World War I. Moving.

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$5.99

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Math

Math-U-See Delta Instruction Manual/DVD (4M15)

The Delta 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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$55.00

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Math-U-See Delta Student Workbook/Tests (4M16)

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

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$42.00

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MathTacular® 3 (RM37)

Discover more secrets to make learning math easy and fun—with Justin and friends...

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$24.99

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Read Alouds

The Winged Watchman (EA01)

An historically accurate portrait of family life in the polders and among the windmills in Holland during the last years of Nazi occupation during WWII . . . and the months after, as families began to come back together.

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$14.95

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Across Five Aprils (EA03)

The powerful story of a young man for whom the Civil War spans five Aprils.

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$6.99

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Oxford Illustrated Book of American Children's Poems (EA04)

One of those "Wow!" books: a collection of delightful poems for young people arranged according to the birth dates of the authors -- beginning with anonymous native Americans and continuing to the present day.

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$12.95

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Caddie Woodlawn (EA05)

The adventures of eleven-year-old Caddie growing up with her six brothers and sisters in the Wild West frontiers of Wisconsin in the late 1800s.

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$7.99

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (EA06)

Award winner set in the post-Civil War South.

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$8.99

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Miracles on Maple Hill (EA07)

A heartwarming Newbery Medal winner. Dad has returned from World War II a changed man: withdrawn, touchy, unable to work. The family moves back to the family farm where dad gets the healing he needs.

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$7.99

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Little Britches (EA08)

Ralph is barely 8 years old when his family moves to Colorado for the sake of Dad's health, and the family tries to make a go of it on the ranch. Classic true story of ranching in Colorado in the early 1900's.

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$14.95

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King of the Mound (EA19)

When Nick is released from the hospital after suffering from polio, he's sure his father will never look at him in the same way again. Once the best pitcher in youth league, Nick now walks with a limp and is dependent on a heavy leg brace. He isn't sure he'll ever return to the mound. When Nick starts working for Mr. Churchill, owner of a semiprofessional team, he meets Satchel Paige, arguably the best pitcher in the world. Not allowed into the major leagues because of his skin color, Satchel teaches Nick that some things can be overcome with hard work and dedication, and that just because you're down, you're most certainly not out.

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$7.99

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General Butterfingers (EA20)

Eleven-year-old Walter can't believe his eyes when he sees the eviction notice from Ralph, the rotten nephew of his old friend, General Britt. It isn't so bad for Walter and his mother, who also lives there – she would have no trouble finding another housekeeping job to support them both. But what about the old soldiers, the last surviving members of the crack World War II rescue force called the Spitzers, who saved the general's life more than forty years before?

This warmly humorous novel shows two very different generations banding together to outwit a cunning adversary in order to see justice and honor prevail!

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$7.95

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Every Soul a Star (EA22)

Mass. Three narrators: a cheerful girl who lives at an astronomy camp, a girl who wants only to be beautiful and popular, and a chubby boy who ignores school. They unexpectedly converge at an event for a solar eclipse. They each find their way. They become unexpected friends. They deal with real pain and loss, and think about how to move forward. Delightful.

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$8.99

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A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt (EH01)

When the bank forecloses on her family's home during the Great Depression, 11-year-old Margo Bandini writes to Eleanor Roosevelt for help.

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$5.99

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In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson (ER10)

In 1947, a Chinese girl comes to Brooklyn, where she starts to feel at home and to make friends.

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$6.99

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Readers / Literature

The Great Turkey Walk (EA02)

"Git along, little . . . turkeys"? Yep! In 1860, a fifteen-year-old boy attempts to herd one thousand turkeys from Missouri to Denver, Colorado, in hopes of selling them at a profit.

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$7.99

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The Great Wheel (EA10)

Engrossing story about the first—and largest—Ferris Wheel ever built. Told by one of the workers who built it.

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$9.99

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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (EA14)

Claudia and her brother Jamie run away from home . . . and find themselves caught in a mystery that makes headlines. Enjoyable.

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$8.99

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A Summer of Sundays (EA21)

Eland. Middle child Sunday Fowler is too young for her sisters and too old for her brothers. How can she stand out in such a large family? Her opportunity comes when the family moves to a small town so her father can renovate the town library, and she discovers a mysterious manuscript in the basement. Charming.

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$8.99

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By the Great Horn Spoon (ER02)

To save his aunt's home, young Jack and his butler rush off to California to join the '49ers in their hunt for gold. Fun!

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$8.99

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Freedom Train (ER03)

Fascinating biography of Harriet Tubman, a black woman who risked her life helping other slaves reach freedom on the Underground Railroad.

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$6.99

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Shades of Gray (ER04)

Thought-provoking story of a boy who was orphaned by the Civil War as he struggles to forgive "the enemy" and discover what true courage is all about.

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$7.99

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Turn Homeward, Hannalee (ER05)

Two thousand Georgia textile workers were shipped North against their will to work in Yankee mills. Twelve-year old Hannalee was one of them. This is the true story of how she fulfilled her promise to return home.

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$6.99

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Old Yeller (ER06)

The touching Newbery Honor story about a boy and the dog he loves. Set during frontier days in the Texas hill country.

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$6.99

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Helen Keller (ER07)

The biography of Helen Keller, a blind and deaf girl who overcame her limitations through courage and the firm love of a caring teacher.

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$5.99

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All-of-a-Kind Family (ER08)

The light-hearted story of an all-girl family in a crowded section of New York City at the turn of the 19th century.

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$6.99

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Thimble Summer (ER09)

Newbery Medal winner about a mid-American farm family in the early 20th century. Charming.

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$6.99

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Plain Girl (ER11)

Despite her father's objections, a young Amish girl secretly looks forward to attending public school where she makes a best friend and gains a new perspective on her family's way of life.

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$7.99

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Gone Away Lake (ER12)

Two children discover the remains of a lake long since dried up and forgotten, the ruins of once-elegant homes that stood along its shore . . . and two fascinating old people who remember the glory years. Charming.

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$7.99

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The Seventeenth Swap (ER13)

Eric wants to buy his young crippled friend Jimmy a pair of red cowboy boots.

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$9.99

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Bruchko (ER14)

The true story of Bruce Olson who, at 19 years of age, leaves his home in Minnesota to reach the Motilone Indians, a murderous tribe in the jungles of Colombia.

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$14.99

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The Wright Brothers (ER15)

A delightful account of the exploits, the family life, and the character of the two bike builders who are generally credited with having been the first to engage in powered flight.

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$5.99

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Sing Down the Moon (ER18)

Beautifully written Newbery Honor story of a teen aged girl who is confronted by the challenges of life as a female member of the Navaho nation in the mid-1860s. Poignant and thought-provoking.

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$7.99

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Because of Winn-Dixie (ER21)

DiCamillo. Newbery Honor. Because of Winn-Dixie, a big, ugly, happy dog, 10-year-old Opal learns 10 things about her long-gone mother from her preacher father. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal makes new friends among the somewhat unusual residents of her new hometown, Naomi, Florida. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal begins to find her place in the world.

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$7.99

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Henry Reed, Inc. (ER22)

Famous story about an entrepreneurial boy and his humorous escapades.

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$7.99

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George Washington Carver (ER23)

George Washington Carver, once a kidnapped enslaved child, overcame significant obstacles to become an outstanding scientist.

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$9.99

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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.

High School All-Subjects Packages include two binders.

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$21.99

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Science

Usborne Science Encyclopedia (DS03)

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

Retail:
$14.99

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Book of Astronomy and Space (ES01)

An exciting look into the wonders of the galaxy for young readers. Each page is filled with facts about heavenly bodies, spectacular full-color illustrations, and thematically appropriate website addresses that offer more about the objects and mysteries of the cosmos.

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$14.99

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Discover & Do Level 4 DVD (ES06)

In Discover & Do, Level 4, you'll observe science experiments that are part of the Science E curriculum.

Retail:
$19.99

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Mysteries and Marvels of Science (ES07)

Where do colors come from? Which metal catches fire when it gets wet? Compelling text helps you unravel scientific mysteries like these.

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$16.99

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Electricity and Magnetism (ES09)

Simple but thorough, full-color, illustrated introduction to the principles of electricity and its practical applications.

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$7.99

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TOPS 32--Electricity (ES10)

Learn about electricity and circuits using paper clips, rubber bands, clothespins, aluminum foil and pennies. Students build bulb holders, battery holders and switches that are virtually failure-proof.

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$19.95

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TOPS 33--Magnetism (ES11)

Using small magnets, thread, paper clips and pins, learn about magnetic fields. . . and how magnets are used in modern technology.

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$19.95

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Usborne Complete Book of the Microscope (Internet-Linked Version) (ES12)

Let this stunning Internet-linked volume show you the basics of how optical and electron microscopes work!

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$14.99

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Light & Color (ES13)

From how light travels to how lenses affect light to how and why we perceive colors, your student will have fun with this experiment-filled book.

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$8.99

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Science Supplies Kit E (ESK)

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.

Retail:
$39.99

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Spelling

American Spirit Instructor's Handbook (RL209)

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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$21.00

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American Spirit Student Pack (RL210)

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, as it is important for students to hear the words while looking at them. 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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$47.00

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Required Items

Math-U-See Integer Block Kit

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

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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$29.98

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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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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 and useful in 400 and 500.

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$26.99

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Consumable Items

Bible

Starting Strong (EB01)

Consumable. The perfect tool for teaching preteens how to study the Bible on their own. Includes stories, stickers, questions and activities.

Retail:
$14.99

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Instructor's Guides

Extra Language Arts E Student Activity Sheets (ELG1)

Consumable. One set of these consumable sheets is included in Language Arts E and Grade 4 All-Subjects Package. You need one set per student.

Retail:
$14.99

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Math

Math-U-See Delta Student Workbook/Tests (4M16)

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

Retail:
$42.00

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Science

Extra Science E Student Activity Sheets (ESG1)

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

Retail:
$14.99

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TOPS 32--Electricity (ES10)

Learn about electricity and circuits using paper clips, rubber bands, clothespins, aluminum foil and pennies. Students build bulb holders, battery holders and switches that are virtually failure-proof.

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$19.95

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TOPS 33--Magnetism (ES11)

Using small magnets, thread, paper clips and pins, learn about magnetic fields. . . and how magnets are used in modern technology.

Retail:
$19.95

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Spelling

American Spirit Student Pack (RL210)

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, as it is important for students to hear the words while looking at them. 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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$47.00

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Optional Language Arts Items

Language Arts

Wordly Wise 3000 Book 4 & Answer Key (4L10)

Add this for additional 4th Grade vocabulary practice.

Optional. Wordly Wise 3000 Book 4 introduces students to 300 vocabulary words. Students learn the meaning and application of the words through literary pieces and fascinating historical tales. Each lesson includes a series of five exercises that require thinking yet are fun to do.

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$20.55

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