BJU Press Heritage Studies Grade 1
Updated in 2014, this study begins with Creation and goes through Plymouth. There are eleven chapters – God’s World, Your Family, Your Community, Your State, Your Country, Your Country’s Capital, Native Americans, Christopher Columbus, Jamestown, Plymouth, and Today and Long Ago (contrasts the past and present). The goals of this level are to strengthen knowledge of God and encourage Christian growth, develop an interest in history, geography, citizenship, economics, and culture, present a balanced overview of American Heritage, understand connections between events, organize information chronologically, and build silent and oral reading skills. Students will be engaged with hands-on activities, poetry, artwork, maps, graphs and photos. The Teacher Edition includes the Toolkit CD, which contains Activity Manual Answer Key, teaching visuals, maps, instructional aids, and activities. The Home School Kit includes Student Text, Teacher Edition w/ Toolkit CD, Student Activity Manual, Tests, and Tests Answer Key.