Purchase: Grade 1 curriculum

74480Enter the world of Ancient history – where pharaoh’s ruled Egypt and built great pyramids, Spartan warriors fought against the might of Persia and Roman gladiators fought for their lives in the arena. You and your child will begin an epic adventure through world history using Story of the World as your travel guide.  You will also explore the artwork of the Ancient world and create your own masterpieces in the ancient styles. You will learn about the vast mythology that ancient civilizations created to explain their world.

Snuggle up on the couch and enjoy great literature that your whole family will enjoy. Follow the adventures of a heroic mouse in The Tale of Despereaux, explore an extraordinary chocolate factory in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and find out what true friendship really means in Charlotte’s Web.

The science focus this year is nature study, using The Nature Connection as your spine. You and your child will become keen observers as you keep a nature journal and study the world that exists in your own backyard.

My lesson plans guide you through the school year effortlessly. Your planning is done for you so that you can spend your time on the important things, like teaching your children.

The 306 page PDF lesson plans  include:

  • a daily and weekly schedule for 36 weeks of study
  • a reading list
  • a set of 6 – 8 narration cards
  • vocabulary words, discussion questions and copywork passages all tied to the literature readings
  • poetry memorization
  • timeline figures
  • research projects
  • 22 activity pages (including map work and research activities)
  • science lessons
  • art lessons

Also, The Ancient World comes with a copy of the e-book World Mythology for Children, written by my oldest daughter. It can be found in the last 50 pages of the Instructor’s Guide.

You can see a sample week here:

Download G1_The_Ancient_World_sample-week PDF

You can purchase the required books through our Build Your Library Amazon Bookstore.

Purchase Grade 1 – The Ancient World – $34.95

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Customer Testimonials:

I just wanted to say we are on our fourth week of the first grade curriculum and we have enjoyed it so much (I so wish I would have known about your curriculum at the beginning of this year). The books are so great. I haven’t had a chance to read a book of my own in a few years but these books are just as intriguing to me as they are for my kids. I already bought the second grade curriculum and will be collecting the books slowly but surely. Thanks so much! ~ Robbi (from the Build Your Library Facebook page)

I just wanted to say, Emily, that your book suggestions are phenomenal. I just received my last shipment from Better World Books and Amazon today and I can’t wait to get started! I am so excited to get reading with my kids and can’t wait to see their excitement and growth as they learn from such beautiful living books! Thank you for setting this program up!!!!!! ~ ChristinaC (from the Build Your Library forums)

Have you already purchased First Grade – The Ancient World? We would you love to hear what you think and share your experience with others – Please feel free to leave a product review below in the comments! Thanks for your support!

One Response to Purchase: Grade 1 curriculum

  1. Jennifer Ott says:

    We loved doing this curricula! We found new favorite books, enjoyed the copy work, and learned a ton. The guide is easy to use, the books are delightful, and the workload is just right.

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