Level 1 Language Arts Course Set

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There is free homeschool curriculum out there, but nothing like this! We offer free course sets (Levels K-8) that combine and thoroughly cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography—all in one easy-to-use, beautiful course.

Includes:
Course Book, Reading Booster B Cards, and Reading Booster B Books Set.
Details:

Watch your child’s reading skill soar as they complete the Level 1 Language Arts course! This full-year first grade language arts course incorporates God, family, nature, beautiful art, and strong moral values as it combines the following subjects into one easy-to-teach, no prep-time needed course: reading, phonics. writing, spelling, literature, grammar & punctuation, geography, and art.

Why do we offer this high-quality, thorough and complete curriculum for FREE?

Our goal is to bring goodness and beauty into as many homes as possible. We know that you carefully make curriculum decisions and budget for your homeschool. We want to help you to easily see the goodness and beauty within our curriculum and try it out with your child before making this important decision.

This academically sound, full year of instruction, is worth over $100. We price all of our curriculum low so that more families can afford to homeschool. The value of our curriculum is not reflected in the price, rather the price is a reflection of our values and purpose.

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    Purchase Physical Items

    Would you prefer a physical version of this course? Purchase below!

    Course Book Language Arts Level 1

    $28.99
    Details

    The 120 engaging parent-led lessons in the Level 1 Course Book are open-and-go and were carefully designed to reduce teaching time, yet be academically robust. The course covers over 80 foundational principles, such as phonics, spelling rules, spelling patterns, homophones, reading comprehension, alphabetical order, art appreciation, and so much more. All of this is taught in gentle, natural, and enjoyable ways for the child.

    • 368 pages
    • Full color

    The Reading Booster B Cards and Reading Booster B Books Set are also needed to complete this course.

    Reading Booster B Cards

    $16.99
    Details

    Each lesson in the Level 1 Course Book will direct you to work on these beautiful and fun Reading Booster Cards and/or Books. The child will go through the Cards and Books at his or her own pace. Once a card is mastered, your child selects a sticker from the sticker sheets in the back and places it on the “Mastered” circle at the bottom of the card. 

    Each card focuses on a certain phonics principle or a group of first grade sight words. Review cards are placed intermittently throughout the cards. These Reading Booster Cards will also tell you when to read the Reading Booster Books. These adorable and fascinating books correlate directly with each card. 

    • 70 pages and 2 pages of stickers
    • Full color cardstock pages
    • Wire bound; 5.5”x8.5”

    Reading Booster B Books Set

    $23.99
    Details

    The Reading Booster B Books Set includes 20 adorable and fascinating books that correlate directly with the Reading Booster B Cards. The Reading Booster Cards will tell you when to read the Reading Booster Books. These books can be read as many times as desired for review and for cementing principles.

    Each book focuses on just one or a select few reading concepts, phonics principles, word families, or first grade sight word groups which were just learned on the corresponding Reading Booster Card. The books also do not contain any words the child has not already learned the phonics principles for.

    • 20 saddle stitched books in a sturdy box
    • Full-color 
    • 5.5”x4.25”

    Recommended Resources

    Find optional add-on products to complement the Level 1 Course Set. NOTE: The correct handwriting level may vary by child. Please ensure the correct level is chosen by viewing samples on the handwriting page prior to ordering. Downloadable PDFs are final sale and may not be refunded, returned, credited, or exchanged.

    My Second Nature Reader

    $13.99
    Details

    My Second Nature Reader includes 20 short books for beginning readers at a first grade reading level. Each book focuses on one or two phonics concepts or groups of first grade sight words.

    188 pages, hardcover with fabric bookmark, full color


    The Good and the Beautiful My Second Readers are designed to give the child extra independent reading practice at exactly the level the child is on, which boosts confidence and makes reading less overwhelming and a more enjoyable and positive experience.

    The wonderful books to read for beginners are not integrated with this course, but all the My Second Readers follow the exact scope and sequence of the Reading Booster B Cards. For example, Story #16 in the My Second Nature Reader covers OU and OW and avoids any concepts the child has not learned yet. Use one set or all of them!

    Graphic of Original Publication


    Note: The My First Readers correlate with the Reading Booster A Cards. The My Third Readers correlate with the Reading Booster C Cards.

    Handwriting Workbook Level 1

    $15.99
    Details

    Handwriting Level 1 is designed for children ages 5–7 who are in Level K or Level 1 language arts. This level focuses on correct print formation of letters and numbers and, near the end of the course, introduces short words and sentences. This course also helps children practice spelling number words. The text size reduces halfway through the course as the child gains the motor skills for smaller print.

    Handwriting 1 is side-bound.

    My Second Nature Reader (PDF)

    $13.99
    Details

    PDF for self-printing

    Note: This download is best viewed on a screen and is not formatted for at-home printing.

    My Second Nature Reader includes 20 short books for beginning readers at a first grade reading level. Each book focuses on one or two phonics concepts or groups of sight words.

    188 pages, full color

    The Good and the Beautiful My Second Readers are designed to give the child extra independent reading practice at exactly the level the child is on, which boosts confidence and makes reading less overwhelming and a more enjoyable and positive experience.

    The readers are not integrated with this course, but all the My Second Readers follow the exact scope and sequence of the Reading Booster B Cards. For example, Story #16 in the My Second Nature Reader covers OU and OW and avoids any concepts the child has not learned yet. Use one set or all of them!

    Handwriting Workbook Level 1 (PDF)

    $19.99
    Details

    PDF for self-printing.

    Handwriting Level 1 is designed for children ages 5–7 who are in Level K or Level 1 language arts. This level focuses on correct print formation of letters and numbers and, near the end of the course, introduces short words and sentences. This course also helps children practice spelling number words. The text size reduces halfway through the course as the child gains the motor skills for smaller print.

    Required Course Items

    Course Book Language Arts Level 1

    Details:

    The 120 engaging parent-led lessons in the Level 1 Course Book are open-and-go and were carefully designed to reduce teaching time, yet be academically robust. The course covers over 80 foundational principles, such as phonics, spelling rules, spelling patterns, homophones, reading comprehension, alphabetical order, art appreciation, and so much more. All of this is taught in gentle, natural, and enjoyable ways for the child.

    • 368 pages
    • Full color

    The Reading Booster B Cards and Reading Booster B Books Set are also needed to complete this course.

    Reading Booster B Cards

    Details:

    Each lesson in the Level 1 Course Book will direct you to work on the beautiful and fun Reading Booster Cards and/or Books. Each card focuses on a certain phonics principle or a group of first grade sight words. Review cards are placed intermittently throughout the cards. These Reading Booster Cards will also tell you when to read the Reading Booster Books. These adorable and fascinating books correlate directly with each card.

    • 70 pages and 2 pages of stickers
    • Full-color cardstock pages

    Reading Booster B Books Set

    Details:

    The Reading Booster B Books Set includes 20 adorable and fascinating books that correlate directly with the Reading Booster B Cards. The Reading Booster Cards will tell you when to read the Reading Booster Books. These books can be read as many times as desired for review and for cementing principles.

    Each book focuses on just one or a select few reading concepts, phonics principles, word families, or first grade sight word groups that were just learned on the corresponding Reading Booster Card. The books also only contain words including phonics principles the child has not already learned.

    • 20 saddle stitched books in a sturdy box
    • Full-color 

    Recommended Resources

    My Second Nature Reader

    Details:

    My Second Nature Reader includes 20 short books for beginning readers at a first grade reading level. Each book focuses on one or two phonics concepts or groups of first grade sight words and My Second Nature Reader follows the exact scope and sequence of the Reading Booster B Cards.

    Handwriting Workbook Level 1

    Details:

    Handwriting Level 1 is designed for children ages 5–7 who are in Level K or Level 1 language arts. This level focuses on correct print formation of letters and numbers and, near the end of the course, introduces short words and sentences. This course also helps children practice spelling number words. The text size reduces halfway through the course as the child gains the motor skills for smaller print.

    How to Get Your FREE Download

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      Is the free PDF course set identical to the print version?

      Yes! You will receive the full PDF course set which includes all items available in the physical course set. If you would prefer purchasing a physical version of this course, click here or purchase above.

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