Bible Reader for Learning God's Story
Also available separately, this first grade reader features Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments retold in language that is easy enough for a first grader to read. From the creation of the world to the rebuilding of Jerusalem's walls; and from the birth of Jesus to John's vision of a new heaven and earth, this book tells a lot of Bible stories. Black and white illustrations throughout. 232 pgs.
Early in our nation's history, the primary reason for education was to allow each person to read the Bible for himself. In the same spirit comes this complete first grade curriculum. While it incorporates history, science, art, and even a light treatment of math, the heart of the program is phonics-based reading instruction with Biblical emphasis. This program has been revised for 2013 and now features a new
Combining elements of Charlotte Mason-based curriculum, classical curriculum and unit studies, My Father's World offers complete curriculum packages that include easy-to-use, Biblically-based daily lesson plans along with popular curriculum resources. Curriculum packages for ages 2-3, PK, K and 1st grade are all-inclusive, offering all materials you need to teach that grade level. Packages for upper grades are "entry-level" packages for the first program at that grade range. (If you complete one of these packages and wish to move to the next level, you will need to purchase the more customized follow-up materials directly from My Father's World.) Curriculum packages for Grades 2 and up do not include language arts, math or foreign language, so you can either add your current favorite program or follow recommendations from MFW.
Curriculum packages for ages 2-3, PK, K and Grades 2-3 encompass the "Discover" phase. This level emphasizes skills typically taught in the grammar stage and focuses on learning about God, His world, reading and writing, and an overview of world history. Lesson plans and materials for ages 2-3, PK, K, and 1 cover basic early childhood skills, beginning language and math and lots of hands-on activities. Grades 3-8, e