Heritage Studies 1 Home Teacher Book & CD 3ED

Heritage Studies 1 Home Teacher Book & CD 3ED

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Item #: 281501
ISBN: 9781606822227
Grades: 1

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The Heritage Studies 1 Teacher's Edition contains ninety lessons that provide objectives, explain vocabulary, give ideas for discussion and hands-on activities. Review games help prepare students for assessments. The Teacher's Toolkit CD includes worksheets, activities, colorful visuals, and overprint Activity Manual Answer Key.

Category Description for BJU Press Curriculum:

We are pleased to be able to distribute BJU Press curriculum to our customers. Most homeschoolers are already familiar with their materials. For those who are not, BJU is a Christian university located in South Carolina that produces and markets curriculum materials for Christian schools as well as home schools. Probably the most homeschool-friendly full-curriculum supplier, they have not only accommodated homeschoolers, but have continually worked to make their materials better suited to the homeschooling family. Many of their courses now contain manuals written specifically for the home school setting, and visuals and supplemental materials have been "pared down" from the bulkier visuals still used in classrooms. While other curriculum suppliers initially frowned on distributing teacher materials to homeschoolers, and provided only expensive classroom versions, Bob Jones quickly embraced homeschoolers, readily allowing them access to teacher's editions and, eventually, producing less expensive spiral-bound or paperbound versions to save money for homeschooling families. Their materials are all top quality. They are professionally prepared, educationally sound, and Biblically-based. Used in Christian school classrooms across the country for years and constantly improved, they are courses you can trust in your homeschool as well. We have long been fans of Bob Jones curriculum materials, having used courses in almost every subject area for one child or another through the years. In our particular situation (seven children, Mom and Dad sharing in teaching as well as in running Rainbow Resource Center), a well-constructed, teacher-ready course can be a God-send. Although we have used a variety of methods and curriculums in our homeschool through the years (and continue to do so), we strongly feel that the Bob Jones materials we have used have helped to produce excellent, college-ready students. Unless you have a particularly strong aversion to textbooks of any kind, at any level, we highly recommend these materials to you.

Curriculum can be found by subject area in our catalog; see index for page numbers. A free scope and sequence is available below, with specific information by grade level.




Category Description for BJU Press Heritage Studies:

  This complete social studies curriculum assumes a strong Christian worldview that is meaningful and relevant in today’s world. It reflects a conservative evangelical perspective and would be a good choice for many Christians because of its Godly perspective. Heritage Studies uses a narrative approach making the books more interesting and provides a look at how God has interacted with human events to establish His kingdom, and give students an opportunity to study historical figures and events through the lens of God’s Word. In addition to the historical aspect of Heritage Studies, students are invited to evaluate concepts, cultural values, economic issues, and government systems using Scripture. By teaching the past, students become aware of the present and are better able to understand and think critically about issues they will face. Heritage Studies strives to present a balanced view of history and challenges students to think for themselves.

  Many of the texts have been updated and revised in recent years. Student Texts are colorful and non-consumable. Teacher Editions are full of resources (these will vary between editions), and usually include reduced student pages, teaching tips, background and supplemental information, and answer keys. Newer editions also include a Toolkit CD, which includes maps, visuals, instructional aids, Activity Manual Answer Keys (in some cases), and more. Activity Manuals include full-color pages to review and enrich lessons. Activity Manual Answer Keys are student activity manual pages with answers filled in – in some cases the Activity Manual answers are found in the teacher edition for that level.  Tests are non-reproducible and come in a packet with one test per chapter; Tests Answer Keys are student tests with the answers filled in. A Visuals Packet is available for grade 1 (optional) and includes a timeline, maps, pictures, interactive figures, and full-color charts. Home School Kits include the required materials for teaching Heritage Studies at each grade level, and usually includes a Student Text, Teacher Edition, Activity Manual, Activity Manual Answer Key (where needed), Tests, and Tests Answer Keys.




Category Description for Heritage Studies Grade 1 (3rd Ed.):

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.




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade
1
ISBN
9781606822227
Format
Kit
Brand Name
BJU Press
Weight
1.6 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 9.5" x 0.5"
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I really enjoy the layout of the BJU teacher manuals. There is little to no prep because they layout it out clearly. You can open up the lesson and just go! We really enjoy BJU history... the kids love how the Bible is incorporated into their lessons. The lessons are colorful and thorough - they really have learned a lot through all of the elementary grades.
User on Jan 29, 2017
I really enjoy the layout of the BJU teacher manuals. There is little to no prep because they layout it out clearly. You can open up the lesson and just go! We really enjoy BJU history... the kids love how the Bible is incorporated into their lessons. The lessons are colorful and thorough - they really have learned a lot through all of the elementary grades.
User on Jan 29, 2017
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I've always enjoyed the Heritage Studies by BJU. The teacher's manual requires no prep, it's colorful and easy to use, and the students can read the text easily. The tests for 1st graders are too easy though, in my opinion. I have been known to make my own bc they are capable of more. My biggest complaint is that BJU does not include any world history until middle school, and even then, it's not covered often. It focuses primarily on American history.
April 10, 2017
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over 2 years ago

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