All-Subjects Package J

8th Grade Curriculum
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Age Range: 13-15
Grade Range: 8
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Discover scientific inquiry over the last 4000 years. In this 36-week program, students will explore 4000 years of scientific thought.


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Complete 8th grade homeschool curriculum in one quick order.

Get our best recommendations for your eighth grader with this All-Subjects Package. With an All-Subjects Package, you’ll get your entire curriculum for the year, including:

  • Daily lesson plans, notes & teaching tips for the entire year.
  • A History / Bible / Literature program that integrates History, Geography, Bible, Readers and Read-Alouds.
  • Language Arts, Science and Math.
  • Our biggest discount (save 20% off retail!)
  • Free shipping (lower 48), a one-year, money-back guarantee and other perks.

Success from the start—guaranteed!

Whether you are new to homeschooling or new to Sonlight, this package will equip you to teach one child (ages 13-15) 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.

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

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.

Included in this package:

  • Instructor’s Guides
  • History & Geography
  • Bible
  • Read-Alouds
  • Readers
  • Language Arts
  • Science
  • Math
  • Resources

Here’s an in depth look at what you’ll receive:

Instructor's Guides

The Instructor's Guides include complete, 36-week lesson plans and notes that integrate your children's various subjects into an exciting, unified learning experience. The Instructor's Guides weave your books and materials together into a cohesive full-year curriculum—it's your roadmap for the entire school year!

History, Geography, Bible reading and memorization

In this 36-week program, students will explore 4000 years of scientific thought. Witness the curiosity, egos, quirks, and flashes of brilliance as people sought to understand how the world works. As your students read the stories of how scientists discovered scientific and mathematical laws, they acquire a deeper understanding of scientific concepts in physics, astronomy, and chemistry.

Includes Sonlight’s History / Bible / Literature J program, History of Science.


Sonlight offers two types of literature: Read-Alouds for parents to share with their children, and Readers for children to read on their own. The Read-Alouds offer more sophisticated story lines and rich discussion points, and the Readers offer age-appropriate reading tied directly into the history content of the program.

Language Arts

The Included Language Arts J is the perfect bridge between middle school and high school. It draws ideas for creative writing from the books your student read, and adds book analysis and SAT practice assignments. It provides clear instructions for all assignments, and rubrics to aid in evaluating your student's work.

At this level, Language Arts instruction and assignments are linked to the History / Bible / Literature program, which means that every assignment reinforces what your children are learning about as they read.


Includes Science J: Physics, Electromagnetism, & Waves. Science J brings the astonishing History of Science concepts into your home and provides an excellent foundation for future engineers, architects, mathematicians, physicists, and inventors.


Sonlight includes Math-U-See Algebra 1 in the 8th Grade All-Subjects Package. Algebra 1 covers topics like graphing, simultaneous equations, exponents, polynomials, and unit multipliers. Your student will learn about commutative and associative properties, the order of operations, solving for an unknown with one variable, the distributive property, the slope-intercept formula and finding the slope-intercept formula with different givens among other things.


A few essential resources make your learning extra rich this year. The All-Subjects package includes a 3” Binder with Tabs to organize your Instructor’s Guides. We recommend adding The Timeline Book, and Markable Map and Markers if you don’t already own them. (The Timeline Book and Markable Map only need to be purchased once. You'll be using them each year).

An Extended Money-Back Guarantee

We're so confident that you and your children will love to learn with this package of books for 8th grade, 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 ... 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, Love to Teach™ Guarantee here.

*Daily Time Requirements (including your other subjects.)
Child: 4 – 6 hrs; Parent: 2 – 3.5 hrs

Breathe easy with this program you're guaranteed to love.

Instructor's Guide
  • Sonlight J Instructor's Guide
    Includes the following resources for teaching all Sonlight J subjects: full Schedule; Teaching Helps; Geography and Timeline Activities; Study Guides for History, Readers, and Read-Alouds (including Discussion...
    Retail: $138.00
  • Language Arts J
    Language Arts J is linked to History / Bible / Literature J. Perfect bridge between Middle School and High School. It draws ideas for creative writing from the books your student read, and adds book analysis...
    Retail: $59.00
  • Science J Instructor's Guide
    A full-color lab book with concept explanations, illustrated experiment instructions, and comprehensive activity sheets to record the lab findings. This book is looseleaf and 3-hole punched.
    Retail: $59.00
  • Disappointment with God
    Is God unfair? Is God silent? Is God hidden? The Israelites had a fair, vocal, visible God, and it didn't help them any. More is going on in the heavenlies than is visible, and we don't know what our...
    Retail: $16.99
  • Truth and Transformation
    Truth and Transformation holds out help, hope and healing — through the Gospel's foundational truths — for the woes of present-day Western society. An international scholar and visionary, the author...
    Retail: $17.99
  • The Case for the Creator
    Discover the astonishing evidence for intelligent design in this New York Times bestselling book by award-winning journalist Lee Strobel.
    Retail: $19.99
  • The Mystery of the Periodic Table
    Scientists looked at our diverse world and somehow figured out how to first isolate the elements, and then organize them into the clear chart that we have today.
    Retail: $15.95
  • Ida Scudder: Healing Bodies, Touching Hearts
    Amazing story of a woman who grew up in India and couldn't wait to leave. After not being able to help three women, Ida realized she could make a difference, and so she went to med school, then served...
    Retail: $11.99
  • The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
    Joy Hakim tells the story of scientific thought during ancient Greece and in the years following, focusing on the biographies and findings of many colorful characters.
    Retail: $24.99
  • The Story of Science: Newton at the Center
    Learn about the advances in science from Newton up to the late 1800s. Learn about Tycho Brahe's metal nose! About the discovery of physics and the annus mirabilis!
    Retail: $27.95
  • The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension
    Learn about the advances in scientific thought, primarily in physics. How does the world work? Beautiful, interesting, informative. Outstanding.
    Retail: $27.95
  • String, Straight-Edge, and Shadow
    An excellent, interesting story of the earliest scientists, from unnamed Egyptians through Euclid, and their ability to figure out basic math using only the three items in the title.
    Retail: $22.00
  • The Clockwork Universe
    The Royal Society-basically, the world's oldest science club-changed the way we think of the world. A marvelously entertaining look at many of the early scientists.
    Retail: $18.99
  • Longitude
    How easy to take for granted the grid lines on every map and globe. Yet the entire Age of Exploration took place without accurate measurements. Once sailors lost sight of land, they were truly adrift....
    Retail: $17.00
  • Bomb: The Race to Build
    Newbery Honor. Moving from detective story to thrilling real-life spy story, Bomb tells about the race to build the world's most dangerous weapon. Marvelous retelling of the spy network and sabotage teams,...
    Retail: $24.99
  • Stuff Matters
    Engaging, delightful account of ten everyday materials that deserve a second look. How does opaque sand become transparent glass? Can you describe the experience of eating chocolate? How long does it...
    Retail: $16.99
  • Archimedes and the Door of Science
    A delightful biography of Archimedes, the Greek mathematician who made a number of wonderful discoveries and proved their practical application. Once he solved a challenging problem while in the bath...
    Retail: $14.95
  • Censored Science
    Malone offers a wide variety of articles about things that are not explained by the theory of evolution. Whatever your current beliefs about the origins of life and the age of the earth, you will find...
    Retail: $19.95
  • Evolution 2.0
    Faced with his missionary brother's move toward atheism, the author had to figure out what he really believed about the origin of the earth. He asks, "Which is harder: 1. Designing a zebra? or 2. Designing...
    Retail: $16.95
  • Interpreting Genesis 1 with Integrity
    A thoughtful rebuttal to a fascinating section of Perry Marshall's book Evolution 2.0. An interesting read!
    Retail: $4.00
  • Timeline Figures J
    76 Timeline Figures on pre-gummed heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color, and stick in your Timeline Book. Sonlight's Timeline Book, paired with program-specific Timeline Figures, makes creating your...
    Retail: $14.00
  • Math-U-See Algebra 1 Instruction Manual/DVD
    Contains the instruction manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and detailed solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction for Math-U-See Algebra 1.
    Retail: $75.00
  • Math-U-See Algebra 1 Student Workbook/Tests
    Contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, review pages, and honors pages for Math-U-See Algebra 1. It also includes the Algebra 1 Tests.
    Retail: $48.00
  • Holes
    Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. Stanley Yelnats, unjustly sentenced to a boys' detention center, spends every day digging holes five feet wide by five feet deep.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Penny from Heaven
    Newbery Honor. A shining story about the everyday and the extraordinary, inspired by the author's own Italian-American family. Told with all the richness and the layers, the love and the laughter of a...
    Retail: $7.99
  • Belle Prater's Boy
    Newbery Honor. When Belle Prater disappears, her son Woodrow moves in with his grandparents, right next door to his cousin Gypsy and her family. A book about love, abandonment, and family relations. Moving...
    Retail: $8.99
  • Shakespeare's Secret
    When sixth grade Hero (a girl named for a character in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing) moves to a new town, her elderly neighbor tells her of a missing diamond, and Hero sets out to find it, even...
    Retail: $8.99
  • Fish in a Tree
    The author is dyslexic, and writes from a place of deep empathy for her dyslexic main character. Great friends, deep compassion, embracing your gifts-a beautiful book.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Half a Chance
    Questions of relationship and ethics, creativity and discernment, this coming of age story is quietly powerful. Deeply enjoyable. By a Newbery Honor author.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Code Talker
    From Navajo education, to developing and learning the code, and the Pacific Theater of WWII: Guam, Iwo Jima, Okinawa. Deals with hard things in a sensitive and appropriate way. Age appropriate, informative,...
    Retail: $10.99
  • Echo
    Newbery Honor. Three dark periods in history: a Pennsylvania boy during the Great Depression, a German boy during the rise of Nazi Germany, and a California girl during World War II. Their stories converge...
    Retail: $19.99
  • The Mozart Season
    A talented young musician spends her summer practicing a Mozart concerto for a competition. Luminous.
    Retail: $12.99
  • Soar
    When baseball-loving Jeremiah turns to coaching in a new town, he has to contend with a scandal. Can his cheerful, can-do attitude affect an entire town? A beautiful story of resilience.
    Retail: $9.99
  • National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry
    Gorgeous, gorgeous collection. Stunning nature poetry paired with superb National Geographic photography. Don't miss this one.
    Retail: $24.99
  • The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
    Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about an unforgettable family on a road-trip during one of the most important times in the civil rights movement.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Whittington
    This is an unforgettable tale about the healing, transcendent power of storytelling, and how learning to read saves one little boy.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Our Only May Amelia
    Inspired by diaries of a real person, this book chronicles the adventures of a young girl growing up in Washington in 1899.
    Retail: $9.99
  • Which None Can Shut
    See the diverse, creative, unexpected, and thrilling ways God is reaching the author's Muslim neighbors with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
    Retail: $15.99
  • Outlaws of Sherwood
    Robin is an apprentice forester unjustly cast out of society. But this creates opportunity for a few stubborn Saxons to gather in secret under Robin's leadership and strike back against the arrogance...
    Retail: $15.00
  • A Christmas Carol
    The classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation from a miserable man who hates to one who shares in Tiny Tim's joyful exclamation, "God bless us every one."
    Retail: $5.99
  • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    Good Dr. Jekyll is transformed into evil Mr. Hyde by means of an addictive drug. He finds himself more and more inextricably drawn into evil. A parable for our times written by author Robert Louis Stevenson.
    Retail: $7.95
  • Enchantress from the Stars
    On a mission to a medieval planet, Elana becomes the key to a daring plan to thwart an invasion. An intelligent, thoughtful work that will stimulate as it entertains. A moving 9th grade reading level...
    Retail: $9.99
  • The Gammage Cup
    A few citizens of an imaginary village dare to question some long-held but false beliefs in the community...and are ostracized as a result. Thought-provoking but easy to read.
    Retail: $9.99
  • Going Solo
    One of the 20th century's best-loved authors tells his personal story of "going solo" — striking out on his own in his first job (in East Africa!), flying combat for the RAF in WWII . . .and returning...
    Retail: $8.99
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
    Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse, must move her family or face death. Unfortunately, her son Timothy is ill and can't be moved. She seeks help from the brilliant rats of NIMH. The solution in the "Mrs. Frisby...
    Retail: $8.99
  • Pictures of Hollis Woods
    Hollis Woods, an artistic foster child, dreams of having a family. And she nearly gets her wish thanks to the Regans who take her in for a summer.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Treasure Island
    The "Treasure Island" novel by Robert Louis Stevenson is a high seas adventure has a group of treasure seekers following a treasure map to a distant island. Full of piracy and treachery, this book is...
    Retail: $4.95
  • The Thief
    Newbery Medal. After Gen's bragging lands him in the king's prison, his chance of escape looks slim. Then the king's scholar summons him for an impossible taskâ€â€_x009d_and then to reach...
    Retail: $9.99
  • The Westing Game
    The only mystery story ever to win the Newbery Medal! Sixteen players are possible heirs to Sam Westing's fortune . . . and all of them are suspects in the case of his curious demise. The one who discovers...
    Retail: $8.99
  • The Giver
    Newbery Medal. In a nameless Utopian community in a future time, everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. A...
    Retail: $9.99
  • The Teacher's Funeral
    "If your teacher has to die, August isn't a bad time of year for it." Russell Culver is fifteen in 1904, and he's raring to leave his tiny Indiana farm town for the endless sky of the Dakotas. School...
    Retail: $8.99
  • The Phantom Tollbooth
    Classic story, in the Alice in Wonderland tradition of word-play and logical conundrum, about a bored young man who discovers life is far from dull if you just put your mind to it.
    Retail: $8.99
  • The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
    Wolves without and a wicked governess within lead two English girls, Bonnie and Sylvia, to many spine-tingling adventures. Suspenseful. Fun!
    Retail: $7.99
  • Everything on a Waffle
    Newbery Honor. When Primrose's parents apparently perish at sea, she goes to live with her eccentric Uncle Jack. A delicious story about a small town, living a life of passion, and taking what comes....
    Retail: $8.99
  • 3" Binder with Tabs
    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...
    Retail: $29.00
  • Science Supplies Kit J
    The Sonlight Science Supplies Kit J has the items you need, in the quantities required to complete the labs in Science J.
    Retail: $110.00
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