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Program 1 -Pre-17th Century History

Years 2-12

 

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. 

For children in Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory or Year One, please see Foundations.

For more information about the programs, please see the files which can be found on the Curriculum by Programs page.

Step 1: Lesson Guide

 

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

Each guide will include program booklists and resources, pre-reading notes, reading schedules, recitation selections, teaching notes, narration prompts, natural history demonstrations, object lessons, literary technique lessons and much more.

 

NOTE: What was once the Outline Guide is now included with your purchase of Program 1: Lesson Guide for Lower School B -Term One. You will receive access to this guide as a PDF file automatically sent to you after purchase of Term One of the Lesson Guide. 

 

Select the lesson guides which correspond to the level you need. If you do not require any supportive resources, then you may complete your purchase after this step. Lesson Guides are very large files, so they have been divided into terms.

 

If you would like to add supportive resources to accompany your level, then go on to Step 2.

What's Included in Program 1

  • Three Terms of Complete Daily Lessons -One Year

  • Full 6 Week Lesson/Reading Schedule for all 36 weeks for Ease of Planning

  • Weekly At-A-Glance Lesson/Reading Schedule for Tracking

  • Complete Outline Guide [169 pages] is FREE with purchase of Term One -includes Program Booklist & Resources, Poems for Recitation [Years 2-4] & Teaching Notes  

  • Includes Lessons for American History [Pre-17th C.], British History [Y4}, World History [OPT], Geography, Poetry, Ballads, Historical & Narrative Poems [Y4], Literature, Recitation & Natural History

  • The Arts -Picture Study and Music Appreciation are Included But You Get to Choose Which Ones to Study [Spotlights: Illuminating Great Artists & Musicians Are an Optional Addition]

  • Natural History Includes Demonstrations, Experiments, Object Lessons and Concept Lessons.

  • 6 Literature Guides are Included in Each Program -Allowing You to Choose 4/5 of Your Favorite Books to Read Aloud to ALL LSB Students -No More Reading Multiple Books to Students in Different Years; All 6 Guides Are Included with Term One

  • Literary Terms are Lightly Introduced as They Apply [OPT]

  • Many Resources Needed are Included in the Appendix -FREE

  • Other FREE Resouces are Conveniently Linked at the Website -Including Coloring Pages & Maps- See the Tab "Resources" on the Menu Bar

  • All Books Studied Include Pre-Reading Notes & Follow-Up Narration Prompts; Prompts are Varied and Interesting and Build Writing Skills

  • Additional Booklists for Free Reading and Reading Development & Fluency Are Also Included -Some Which Fit the Time Period Studied

  • All 3 Terms + the FREE Outline Guide = Almost 1500 Total Pages of Support

Click on Cover Pages for Each Term Below -the Link Will Take You to the Digital Shop Where Generous Samples Can Be Found

Lower School B -Years 2-4
Term One
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Term Two
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Term Three
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Step 2: Supportive Resources

 

Program 1 supportive resources include some books which have been republished for your convenience as well as Spotlights: Illuminating Great Artists & Musicians, which are mini guides covering an assortment of artists and composers for your study of the arts.

 

Select the supportive resources, such as republished books, which correspond to the level you purchased in Step 1. If you'd like to add any mini guides for your study of the arts, then choose any of these you prefer.

 

Once your choices have been selected and purchased, then you should have all that you need for a complete and thorough program for the year!

Fairy Tales

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.

 

Lower School B

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Republished Books

 

Lower School B

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The Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students typically study 3 of each per year.

 

Spotlights: Illuminating Great Artists & Musicians

 

Composers: Schumann, Beethoven, Bizet. Mozart & Introduction to Music

Artists: Bonheur, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Giotto, Steen, Cassatt, Renoir, Degas & Landseer

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