Beyond Five in a Row Volume 3

Beyond Five in a Row Volume 3

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ISBN: 9781888659153
Grades: PK-AD

Product Description:

A little more challenging in reading level and activities than the previous Beyond books. Books required in the study are listed also.

Category Description for Five in a Row Literature Unit Studies:

These literature-based unit study curriculum guides are so named because you spend five days in a row (a full week; one day for each subject area) using a particular children's book as the theme for multiple academic subject areas. Five in a Row (FIAR) Volumes 1-3 cover social studies and character, language arts, math, science, and art through 15-21 children's books. The literature selections, primarily picture books, contain positive moral values reflecting Biblical values. Christian content is not incorporated in Volumes 1-3, but is available separately in a Christian Character & Bible Study Supplement. Five in a Row Vol. 4 is for slightly older students (Grades 2-4) and features fewer books, some of which are stretched to two weeks of lessons. Christian content is included in the Volume 4 guide.

Before Five in a Row takes the same concept, but simplifies it for ages 2-4, with multiple activities provided for each book, but not as structured between days of the week.

Beyond Five in a Row is the next step up (for Grades 3+), and these guides are structured around chapter books. Activities at this level incorporate history, geography, science, language arts and fine arts with Christian Character and Bible content available separately.




Category Description for UNIT STUDIES:

What is a "unit study"? Briefly, it's a thematic or topical approach to teaching as opposed to the traditional by-subject approach. Rather than teach each subject separately, a unit study attempts to integrate many or all subject areas into a unified study - usually centered around a particular subject or event. Obviously History (the study of events) and Science (the study of "things") are well-suited to unit studies, and usually form the "core" around which other subjects are integrated. Subjects like Bible, Geography, Government, English (writing), and Reading/Literature, Music, Home Economics, Life Skills, and Art, are usually easy to integrate around a core topics. Remaining subjects (Math, Phonics, Grammar, Spelling) can be integrated to some extent via related activities. Each, however, has its own "system" (progression of skills, mastery of "rules") which must be followed to some degree. Since one of the additional advantages of a unit study curriculum is the ability to use it with students of varying ages and skill levels, these subjects are generally taught apart from the core curriculum. This may be as simple as assigning pages in a grammar or spelling book, or using a separate "program" for Phonics and Math. Unit studies also tend to be more activity-oriented than the traditional approach, a real boon to kinesthetic learners. Advocates of the unit study approach site studies showing that children learn best when learning is unified rather than fragmented and when learning is more participatory than passive.




Primary Subject
Curriculum
Grade Start
PK
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9781888659153
Binding
Trade Paper
Pages
218
Edition
2nd, Revised, Illustrated
Language
English
Author
Becky Jane Lambert
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Five in a Row
Weight
1.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 9.0" x 0.75"
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needed for homeschool
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Allyn D on Mar 29, 2019
needed for homeschool
walter a on Aug 6, 2018
This is the next book in the series and we have loved using this curricula for many years.
Sarah R on Jun 13, 2018
I used this curriculum with my son with success, so I am using it with my grandson
Karen S on Oct 3, 2017
We used FIAR for 1-2 grade and loved it. I tried more traditional methods for 3rd grade and we are moving back to FIAR.
Lynn B on Aug 3, 2016
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Allyn D on Mar 29, 2019
This is the next book in the series and we have loved using this curricula for many years.
Sarah R on Jun 13, 2018
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So excited to use this with chapter books :)
April 19, 2019
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