Program 1 -Pre-17th Century History


Program Guides will cover 3 Terms or 1 Year. Students will now begin to work through the programs according to historical time period divisions. Program 1 includes history before and just into the 17th century.

Needed Resources


Each Program 1  guide includes the complete book lists and needed resources for its level. Teaching notes pertinent to those levels as well as suggestions for art, handcraft  and music study are also contained in this guide.


The complete lessons for each individual year can be added with the purchase of the Program 1 Lesson Guides.


Program 1: The Outline Guide for Lower School B

Program 1: The Outline Guide for Lower School A

Program 1: The Outline Guide for Upper School B

Program 1: The Outline Guide for Upper School A

Lower School B
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Lower School A
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Recommended Resources

Program 1 Lesson Guides contain the lessons which accompany each specific year within each level.


Each guide will include pre-reading notes, teaching notes, narration prompts, natural history investigations and much more.

Program 1 Lesson Guide -LSB/Years Two, Three & Four

Program 1 Lesson Guide -LSA/Year Five & Year Six

Program 1 Lesson Guide -USB/Years Seven, Eight & Nine

Program 1 Lesson Guide -USA/Years Ten, Eleven & Twelve

Into the Forest: Enchanted Explorations

A Mind in the Light introduces the new Finding Faerie series with two separate volumes of fairy tales.

Spinning Straw: Tales to Elicit Enchantment (Vol. 1) compiles the best versions of fairy tales from Hans Christian Andersen, Andrew Lang and the Brothers Grimm. This volume is used in Foundations Year One.


Into the Forest: Enchanted Explorations (Vol. 2) continues the compilation and is used in all of the Lower School B programs.

Additional Books


Lower School B

The Children's Book of Birds by Olive T. Miller

Famous Legends by Emeline G. Crommelin

Into the Forest: Enchanted Explorations (Vol. 2)


Lower School A

The First Book of Botany by Eliza A. Youmans

Coming Soon!

Individual Guides


Lower School B

Pre-17th Century History: An Early America Study

The Arts

Spotlights: Illuminating Great Artists & Musicians

At the Digital Shop: Schumann, Beethoven, Bizet, Bonheur, Michelangelo, Leonardo and Landseer