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Veritas Press History Self Paced Courses

Each of our self-paced history courses has 160 class periods covering 32 historical events. With interactive teaching, clever games, engaging video footage, and a talking historical character, your child will be motivated throughout the entire year. This approach to learning history is unparalleled. It includes:

  • Memorizing names, dates, and places to learn how God has worked throughout history.
  • Multi-sensory learning through interactions and games make the work fun and exciting.
  • Providing a foundation for more in-depth study in later years.
  • Teaching a chronological sequence or timeline of history.

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Grapevine Studies

Young students learn the major characters and events through hearing the Bible, stick figuring the passage, and answering questions about lessons. The method for young children is Hear-Draw-Review.

Once students reach first grade we introduce them to the timeline of biblical characters and events. The first lesson in these studies are the timeline, then each subsequent lesson relates to a character or event on the timeline. The method for older students is Read-Draw-Review. With each progressive age, we attempt to introduce students to more Scripture, basic Bible geography, and how to use Bible study skills such as a Bible dictionary.

Levels are:  Traceable (PreK), Beginner (ages 5-7), Level 1 (ages 6-8), Level 2 (ages 8-10), Level 3 (ages 10-12); Level 4 (ages 12-14)

Books include: Old Testament Overview, Old Testament Catechism, New Testament Overview, New Testament Catechism, Biblical Feasts and Holy Days, Birth of Jesus, Esther, Joseph, Ruth, The Resurrection, Moses and the Exodus, and various timelines.

Mega Verses

Mega Verses is a scripture memory program to help families memorize the Word. The complete set includes four CD’s and the Mega Verse Journal. It covers 48 passages (over 250 verses total) and each passage is put to a song to help you learn and quote them. Check out www.MegaVerses.com for more info. Mega Verses – Helping families memorize scripture.

Sight and Sound Reading – Premium Membership

Do you want everything Sight and Sound Reading has to offer in an easy download list?  We have a one time fee, lifetime access membership site!

Save money and time with Sight and Sound Reading’s Premium Membership.

  • Lifetime membership to one person (parent or teacher)  and/or family
  • Access to download our teachers manuals, workbooks and worksheets
  • Access to all present and future content that falls under these descriptions
  • Access to Freemium Membership Content  (Freemium membership is one time payment, lifetime easy access to all of our freebies)

My Home School Grades

My Home School Grades is the premier online record keeping, lesson planning, and grade tracking program that produces official, college ready transcripts and reports that meet all state requirements.

JAM Films

The complete set will include the DVDs of:

A Big Lesson for Little Zacchaeus + Elijah

Esther – Queen of Persia

Kingdom Come

The Sword of Gideon

Daniel

The Coming of the King

The Prodigal Son

Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

Deborah Warrior Judge

No Small Gift + The Perfect Evening

Talent + The Lost Sheep

The Good Samaritan

The Story of Ruth

The Eternity Zone: King Saul + Saul of Tarsus

Age of Revolution

This comprehensive modern history cover both U.S. and World History side by side.  Whereas the majority of history studies end with World War II and study U.S. and World History separately, TRISMS combines them and covers such important events as 9/11.

The following “revolutions” will be studied in the course of study. They overlap in time, so specific questions will appear on Unit Worksheets.

1. Revolutions in Society 2. Revolutions in the Arts 3. Revolutions in Politics 4. Revolutions in Faith 5. Revolutions in Science 6. Revolutions in Economics 7. Revolutions in Race

These revolutions interacted and traveled not just through one part of the world, but throughout the world, affecting the affairs of people across the globe.

Rise of Nations

Rise of Nations is designed for high school.  It is an integrated, research based, non-textbook curriculum.  Its scope includes 18 units and 16 regions.  The focus of the course is Humanities. Students study the art, music, architecture, and literature of the rising nations.  This is a multi-cultural approach to literature and composition using the actual writing from the cultures.  The eastern and western worlds are studied chronologically and geographically, revealing to the student the rise of nations.

Expansion of Civilization

Expansion of Civilization covers both Western and Eastern Civilization.  It is an in-depth study of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.  Students will learn how a great empire rises, and how it falls.  Studying the art, music, architecture, and literature will greatly contribute to their study and help them to realize exactly what took place.

Discovering the Ancient World

Discovering the Ancient World is designed for High School, but is adaptable to grades six through eight. It is an integrated, research based, non-textbook curriculum including 18 units that cover the origins of 18 civilizations. Eastern and Western civilizations are studied chronologically and geographically and in-depth. The multicultural approach to literature and composition utilizes the actual writings from the civilizations. Science focuses on discoveries made during the time period with an emphasis on the concepts of these discoveries and their impact on today’s technology. ——Covering from Beginning of recorded history – 500 B.C. Eastern and Western civilizations are studied chronologically and geographically in context. Experience each civilization through their- ART and how it is made, MUSIC and instruments of each civilization, ARCHITECTURE: the Ark, Çatal Hüyük, Ziggurats, Pyramids, the city of Mahenjo-Daro, Solomon’s Temple, and so much more, DRAMA & SPORTS, LITERATURE (all excerpts included), COMPOSITIONS including all nine units of IEW TWSS, SCIENCE: archaeology, silk making, printing, paper making, petroleum, cotton, irrigation, embalming, surveying, hydraulics, RELIGION: the beliefs and practices of the Ancient people, ECONOMICS of trade and taxes.—– Winner of Practical Homeschooling’s Reader’s Award for Art Appreciation! —– TRISMS embodies all the teaching styles and learning styles while providing structure and flexibility in perfect balance. TRISMS guides the student into self-discipline and learning applications that will stay with them for life.

History’s Masterminds

History’s Masterminds is a blueprint and overview from 3500 BC to AD 2010 for the middle school student. A unit style study with flexible lesson plans that lets you explore the unfolding of our world through the eyes of historical personalities as you research the people who made history. Map the world with the explorers, visit the seen and unseen with the scientists and inventors. Woven throughout are the Language art assignments and references for IEW writing structure and styles. Your scholar will create their own textbooks, timeline and see how transportation and communications has linked us into one. Set includes the Student Assignment Book & Student Pack, Teacher’s Keys and Map Keys download.

Harrington Harmonies Notebooking Pages

Your child can use these attractive nature notebook pages to recording taxonomy as well as their observations. The black and white format and minimal color makes printing affordable and allows for adding color and personalization as your child fills in each page. Choose from pages by common name or select the right blank or lined companion pages in each set. Each set is a PDF digital download product.

Available products include Sea Life, Bird, Tree, Wildflower, Reptiles, and Amphibians.

Wildlife Adventures Unit Studies

  • Teach the whole family – together
  • Each unit highlights a different animal and includes bible, handwriting, science, spelling, vocabulary, language arts, history, geography and more (just add math)!
  • Additional links for more research, and reading suggestions included
  • Hands on Learning projects and activities for art and creative homeschooling
  • Save time & money and learn to use the study of God’s creation to inspire your students and help them develop a life-long love of learning!

Choose from different unit studies including Sea Turtle, Dolphin, Seashells, Jellyfish, Sand dollar, Manatee, Bald Eagle, Magnificent Frigatebird, Butterfies, and more.

Usborne Books Consultant – We Love These Books

Exciting, interactive, and educational.  Books Kids and Parents LOVE.  Lavishly-illustrated.  Almost 2000 titles covering a wide variety of subjects. Free books with a home show.  Also Book Fairs, Fund Raisers, Grant Matching and School Services.  Shop our internet specials.  Check out our free online activities.

Hands-On Bible

Jesus taught with hands-on lessons and illustrations. The Hands-On Bible uses the same experience-based learning to communicate God’s Word in an active, understandable way. This new edition features updated tip-ins, a more portable size for kids, an attractive cover, and online parenting helps. With hundreds of fun, memorable activities (A “Do-It” activity in EVERY feature!) and the full New Living Translation text, the Hands-On Bible is packed with activities and experiences that invite kids to crawl inside the Scriptures and “do” God’s Word!

Veritas Bible

The Most Exciting Way to Learn the Bible!

Great for Children

  • So much fun they forget they’re learning—as fun as a video game
  • Progress at their own pace
  • Phenomenal way for children (and adults) to learn the Bible

Great for Parents

  • Great help teaching the Bible to your children
  • No preparation needed
  • Course work is done online with automated feedback
  • Progress of your children is always available
  • Review is built in, cementing the learning

Seekers of the Lost Boy

The homeschooling family in Seekers of the Lost Boy enjoy experiencing adventures together while reading aloud.  Little do they realize, however, that one day they will have a real live adventure of their own.   When studious and serious Simon (12) discovers a bottle on the water’s edge, he imagines pirates and all kinds of ancient folklore. But when he discovers a message inside the bottle, he and his twin siblings, Kim and Nic, are thrust into an adventure unlike anything they’ve ever experienced.  The biggest quest?  Finding the person who wrote the message and uncovering the answer to his question.  Fast-paced, exciting and yet poignant, Seekers of the Lost Boy explores the darkness of forced removals (from District Six during the apartheid years of South Africa), the healing of forgiveness and the power of discovering truth.

The unit study accompanies the novel and explores many of the themes raised in the story.  If you are a teacher, parent or independent student keen to use Seekers of the Lost Boy as a springboard into all sorts of educational discoveries, then this unit study may just be what you need.  While the study is aimed at students between the age range of 9 – 15 years old, the study also includes activities that will stretch the older student.  As an added bonus, homeschooling families get a full section dedicated to younger members of the family, with activities and four coloring-in pages aimed especially at preschoolers and kids in grades 1 – 3.