5th Grade Curriculum

All-Subjects Package D+E
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Age Range: 10-13
Grade Range: 5

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NOTE: If you used Sonlight's 4th Grade All-Subjects Package last year, choose the 5th Grade All-Subjects Package with History E instead of this package. This 5th Grade All-Subjects Package is designed to be a one year, condensed study of American History.

Complete 5th grade homeschool curriculum in one quick order.

Get our best recommendations for your fifth 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.

Teach with confidence–right from the start!

Whether you are new to homeschooling or new to Sonlight, this package will equip you to teach one child (ages 10-13) 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, Spelling) 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
  • Spelling & Vocabulary
  • 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

Experience the dramatic story of American History from before Columbus to the present day. Embrace the innovative spirit that has characterized American history. American history comes to life as your children meet heroes who blazed new trails, overcame the ravages of war and risked their lives to be the first to fly.

Help children build a firm spiritual foundation as you share daily scripture reading and scripture memorization with the included Sing the Word! CD+digital. Watch their personal journey with the Lord flourish as they develop their own devotional habits.

Includes Sonlight's History / Bible / Literature D+E, Intro to American History, One Year Condensed. Click here for the HBL E option if you used 4th Grade with HBL D last year.)


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

This year, 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.

All of your Fifth Grade Language Arts assignments are laid out in our Language Arts Instructor's Guide. Each lesson is scripted and includes rubrics (a simple scale so you can easily see where your child is falling on each assignment) in an easy to use format. If you've ever felt intimidated by teaching writing, fear no longer. Mechanics are explained in simple terms, and you can see realistic examples of the type of writing your children should be doing.

Includes Language Arts D+E.

Spelling & Vocabulary

We include Spelling You See E: American Spirit as the default spelling for your children's fifth grade year. The Instructor's Handbook contains an introduction to the philosophy behind Spelling You See and the five development stages of spelling. There are 36 lessons and with the Teacher's Guide you will be able to work through the lessons with instruction on guided reading, chunking, copywork, and dictation to improve spelling. We do offer additional spelling resources as desired.


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 videos. Includes Science E: Electricity, Magnetism, and Astronomy.

Enhance your Science E program with the Sonlight microscope and microscopy supply kit and make Science come alive!


Sonlight includes Math-U-See Epsilon, Level Up Set in the 5th Grade All-Subjects Package. Building on the foundation of basic operations with whole numbers your children have learned, Epsilon covers these same operations with fractions. Fractions are presented in an intuitive way with visual explanations of equivalent fractions, common denominators, and fractions and numbers larger than 1. Fractions and operations are illustrated using Math-U-See's proprietary Fraction Overlay manipulatives.


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 5th 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.

Hands-On (Optional)

The OPTIONAL American History I Lap Book or American History II Lap Book can be added to this package. The Lap Books are not scheduled in the Instructor's Guide for D+E.

*Daily Time Requirements (including your other subjects.)
Child: 3.5 – 4.5 hrs; Parent: 2 - 3 hrs

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

Instructor's Guide
  • History / Bible / Literature D+E Instructor's Guide
    Teach with confidence. This Instructor's Guide shows you how!Includes the following resources for teaching all History / Bible / Literature D+E Condensed subjects*: full Schedule; Teaching Helps; Geography...
    Retail: $131.99
  • Language Arts D+E
    Language Arts D+E is linked to History / Bible / Literature D+E Covers key skills of the D and E programs. Students are exposed to compound sentences, parts of speech, verb tenses and more. Research reports,...
    Retail: $51.99
  • Science E Instructor's Guide - 5 Day
    When you order Sonlight Science E: Electricity, Magnetism, and Astronomy, your young scientists will embark on a quest. Physics and technology take the stage in Science E. Students explore electricity,...
    Retail: $51.99
  • American Indian Prayer Guide
    36 weeks' worth of daily prayer for the indigenous peoples of North, South, and Central America.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Starting Strong
    Consumable. The perfect tool for teaching preteens how to study the Bible on their own. Includes stories, stickers, questions and activities.
    Retail: $14.99
  • Sing the Word: The Heavens Declare CD
    12 songs based on verses from both the New and Old Testaments. In Bible package only for Levels 4 and D+E.
    Retail: $15.95
  • Timeline Figures D+E
    Over 90 Timeline Figures for Sonlight D+E on self-adhesive heavy card stock. Just cut them out, color and stick them in your Timeline Book.
    Retail: $16.99
  • Pedro's Journal
    A fictional account of Christopher Columbus' first voyage.
    Retail: $6.99
  • The Landmark History of the American People, Volume I
    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...
    Retail: $25.99
  • American History: A Visual Encyclopedia
    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...
    Retail: $29.99
  • In Search of the Source
    A translator struggles to help a tribal people understand what the Bible says.
    Retail: $11.95
  • Wee Sing America - CD
    A diverse collection of great American speeches and patriotic and folk songs . . . from the Revolutionary War to the present.
    Retail: $10.99
  • The Landmark History of the American People, Volume II
    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,...
    Retail: $25.99
  • Hero Over Here
    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.
    Retail: $6.99
  • Math-U-See Epsilon Instruction Manual/DVD
    The Epsilon Instruction Pack contains the Instruction Manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and full solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.
    Retail: $57.00
  • Math-U-See Epsilon Student Workbook/Tests
    The Epsilon Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, systematic review pages, and Application & Enrichment pages as well as Epsilon Tests.
    Retail: $44.00
  • Math-U-See Fraction Overlay Kit
    Used when teaching fractions in Epsilon, this updated Kit includes more unit pieces to make it easier for students to build mixed-number problems. The new fold-shut case has tabbed flaps and clearly-marked...
    Retail: $49.00
  • The Sign of the Beaver
    A white boy in the Maine wilderness is rescued by an Indian chief.
    Retail: $8.99
  • The Witch of Blackbird Pond
    A girl raised in luxury in the Caribbean struggles to adjust to Puritan New England.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Johnny Tremain
    A young apprentice silversmith is caught up in the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Toliver's Secret
    Ten-year old Ellen Toliver must conquer her timidity to take a secret message through enemy lines during the Revolutionary War.
    Retail: $6.99
  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
    Fascinating true story of the poor apprentice who, shortly after the American Revolution, transformed navigation from an art to a precise science.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Walk the World's Rim
    A 14-year old Indian joins Cabeza de Vaca's 16th-century expedition through the Southwest.
    Retail: $10.99
  • Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma
    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...
    Retail: $9.99
  • The Great Turkey Walk
    "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.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Across Five Aprils
    The powerful story of a young man for whom the Civil War spans five Aprils.
    Retail: $6.99
  • Caddie Woodlawn
    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.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
    Award winner set in the post-Civil War South.
    Retail: $8.99
  • Miracles on Maple Hill
    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.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Little Britches
    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...
    Retail: $14.95
  • The Great Wheel
    Engrossing story about the first—and largest—Ferris Wheel ever built. Told by one of the workers who built it.
    Retail: $9.99
  • A Summer of Sundays
    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...
    Retail: $9.99
  • How to Eat a Poem
    Seventy charming poems cover a wide range of subjects: poetry, books, words, and imagination; the beauty of the natural world; travel, adventure, sports, and play; love, friendship, sadness, hope, and...
    Retail: $3.00
  • In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
    In 1947, a Chinese girl comes to Brooklyn, where she starts to feel at home and to make friends.
    Retail: $6.99
  • What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?
    Breezy biography by award-winning author gives insights into Franklin's intriguing life and personality.
    Retail: $6.99
  • The Lewis & Clark Expedition
    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."
    Retail: $11.99
  • Pocahontas and the Strangers
    Familiar story of a young Indian girl who saved the life of John Smith, an early American frontiersman.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Phoebe the Spy
    Dramatic true story of a little girl who foiled a plan to kill George Washington.
    Retail: $6.99
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall
    Award-winning story of a frontier American widower who advertises for a wife . . . and gets Sarah.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Om-kas-toe
    Om-kas-toe is a member of the Blackfeet Indian tribe in the early 1700s – before horses.
    Retail: $8.99
  • By the Great Horn Spoon
    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!
    Retail: $8.99
  • Freedom Train
    Fascinating biography of Harriet Tubman, a black woman who risked her life helping other slaves reach freedom on the Underground Railroad.
    Retail: $6.99
  • Shades of Gray
    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.
    Retail: $7.99
  • Turn Homeward, Hannalee
    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...
    Retail: $7.99
  • Old Yeller
    The touching Newbery Honor story about a boy and the dog he loves. Set during frontier days in the Texas hill country.
    Retail: $6.99
  • Thimble Summer
    Newbery Medal winner about a mid-American farm family in the early 20th century. Charming.
    Retail: $7.99
  • The Seventeenth Swap
    Eric wants to buy his young crippled friend Jimmy a pair of red cowboy boots.
    Retail: $10.99
  • The Wright Brothers
    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.
    Retail: $5.99
  • 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...
    Retail: $23.99
  • Usborne Science Encyclopedia
    A wonderful introduction to energy, gravity, friction, light, sound, molecules, electricity, magnetism and much more.
    Retail: $14.99
  • Book of Astronomy and Space
    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...
    Retail: $15.99
  • Discover & Do Level 4
    In Discover & Do, Level 4, you'll observe science experiments that are part of the Science E curriculum.
    Retail: $19.99
  • Mysteries and Marvels of Science
    Where do colors come from? Which metal catches fire when it gets wet? Compelling text helps you unravel scientific mysteries like these.
    Retail: $16.99
  • Electricity and Magnetism
    Simple but thorough, full-color, illustrated introduction to the principles of electricity and its practical applications.
    Retail: $7.99
  • TOPS 32—Electricity
    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.
    Retail: $21.95
  • TOPS 33—Magnetism
    Using small magnets, thread, paper clips and pins, learn about magnetic fields. . . and how magnets are used in modern technology.
    Retail: $21.95
  • Usborne Complete Book of the Microscope
    Let this stunning Internet-linked volume show you the basics of how optical and electron microscopes work!
    Retail: $15.99
  • Light & Color
    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.
    Retail: $10.99
  • Science Supplies Kit E
    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...
    Retail: $42.99
  • American Spirit Instructor's Handbook
    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...
    Retail: $21.00
  • American Spirit Student Pack
    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...
    Retail: $47.00
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