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Easily plan and schedule your BJU Press Heritage Studies curriculum with these lesson plans for Homeschool Planet that layout the publisher’s recommended course of study for your BJU textbooks*. From Creation and the ancient world to modern-day studies, BJU Press Heritage Studies builds a comprehensive understanding of world geography, culture, politics, and the founding and growth of the United States from a holistic and biblical worldview.

*Please note that these plans are for the textbook series, not Distance Learning, and all lesson plans reflect the pacing as found in the official BJU Press Lesson Plan Overviews.

BJU Press History and Homeschool Planet 

These lesson plans applied within your Homeschool Planet planner will help you stay on track in your BJU Press History course.

What’s Included: 

  • One year of assignments and activities for your BJU Press History curriculum in a convenient lesson plan.

  • Packages are for the most current edition of lesson plans!
  • Check boxes for your students to check off as they complete their assignments, giving them a sense of accomplishment and you a permanent record of their achievement.
  • Automatic rescheduling of assignments when “life happens”
  • “Daily Digest” email reminders to help you and your child stay on track
  • Grade tracking to recognize or reward completion of work.
  • Attendance records for states where this is required.
  • Extensive reports to help you manage grades, attendance, activities, and more.
  • Automatic lesson plan updates as needed, with enhancements, link updates, etc.

Notes: 

  • You decide whether to apply ongoing updates.
  • Curriculum is not included and should be purchased separately. Links are provided to purchase curriculum when available.

Please note: These lesson plans are subject to copyright laws and cannot be used beyond those in your household. By “household” we mean a person or persons sharing the same single family housing unit such as a home, apartment, mobile home or condominium. You may reach us with any questions at support@homeschoolplanet.com.

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BJU Press Heritage Studies High School Lesson Plan Package For Grades 9 - 12
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Cultural Geography 5th ed.
World History, 5th ed.
United States History, 5th ed.
American Government, 4th ed.
Economics, 3rd ed.
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BJU Press Heritage Studies 1, 3rd ed. For Grade 1
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BJU Press Heritage Studies 1, 4th ed. For Grade 1
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524850: BJU Press Heritage Studies 1 Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Heritage Studies 1 curriculum

BJU Press' Heritage Studies 1 Subject Kit. 4th ed. provides an age-appropriate study of family, community, jobs, land, and the United States, all presented from the perspective of a biblical worldview. Components work together to enhance students' learning, including stories, engaging artwork and photographs, tools such as maps and graphs, essential questions, and literacy skills sections. One section contains lessons about national holidays that can be taught in suggested units. The resource treasury includes land and water terms, an atlas, and a picture glossary. Grade 1.

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BJU Press Heritage Studies 2, 3rd ed. For Grade 2
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BJU Press Heritage Studies 2, 4th ed. For Grade 2
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628117: Heritage Studies Grade 2 Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Heritage Studies 2 curriculum

Teach your students to evaluate society and their role in it through the lens of God's Word! Using engaging stories, artwork, maps, graphs, and discussion questions, 90 enriching lessons offer age-appropriate, biblically based instruction in geography, culture, government, citizenship, and economics. The kit includes a teacher edition, student edition, activities book, assessments, and answer keys.

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BJU Press Heritage Studies 3, 3rd ed. For Grade 3
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BJU Press Heritage Studies 3, 4th ed For Grade 3
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736227: BJU Press Heritage Studies Grade 3: World Regions Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Heritage Studies 3 curriculum

Your 7- to 9-year-olds are curious about everything---so now's the perfect time to go "globetrotting," and explore how other regions and worldviews differ from their own! This semester-long course includes 90 exciting lessons. Students will learn about government, geography, climate, economics, culture, and religion all around the world. Kit includes teacher's guide; student book; activities; assessments; and answer keys. Six softcovers.

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BJU Press Heritage Studies 4, 3rd ed. For Grade 4
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511790: BJU Press Heritage Studies 4 Homeschool Kit (Updated 3rd Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Heritage Studies 4 curriculum

Give students a thorough understanding of American history with Heritage Studies 4 from BJU Press. Integrating civics, culture, economics, geography, and history into a comprehensive social studies course, Heritage Studies 4 looks at US history from the first Americans through WWII. Portraits and historic photographs are included throughout the student textbook for a visually appealing look into the past; comprehension and critical thinking questions are sprinkled throughout to help draw attention to important topics. Activities are also included.

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BJU Press Heritage Studies 5, 3rd ed. For Grade 5
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BJU Press Heritage Studies 5, 4th ed. For Grade 5
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512873: BJU Press Heritage Studies Grade 5 Homeschool Kit (Updated Fourth Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Heritage Studies 5 curriculum

BJU Press Heritage Studies 5 presents the narrative of American history from the creation of the car in the late 1800s through the 2015 Clean Power plan. Photographs, illustrations, maps, timelines, and notes in the student textbook highlight themes of geography, American history, government, economics, world history, and culture. Topics are presented from a biblical perspective and include the invention and influence of the automobile and airplane, World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Vietnam War, struggles over civil rights, the war on terror, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and immigration decisions. Parents may wish to note that this book touches upon gay rights and abortion (from a conservative perspective).

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BJU Press Heritage Studies 6, 3rd ed. For Grade 6
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233379: BJU Press Heritage Studies Grade 6 Student Text, Third EditionClick here for the BJU Press Heritage Studies 6 curriculum

This textbook for Grade 6 students is filled with photographs, illustrations, sidebars, and maps that illustrate the historical artifacts, places, and people from the Ancient Civilizations. Teaching about the great rules of the past as well as the beliefs and accomplishments of previous civilizations, students will learn about the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel, Indian, China, Greece, Rome, the Mayans, Africa, Japan & China, the Byzantine and the Middle Ages. 454 indexed pages, softcover, with glossary. 3rd Edition.

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BJU Press Heritage Studies, 6 4th ed For Grade 6
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615098: BJU Press Heritage Studies Grade 6 Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Heritage Studies curriculum

Encourage your sixth graders to think like Christian historians as they study ancient civilizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas! Viewing events through the thematic lens of "Creation, Fall, and Redemption," they'll build important reading comprehension and map skills along the way. Kit includes teacher and student texts; student activity manual; tests; and answer keys. (Not compatible with video courses.)

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BJU Press World Studies, 3rd ed. For Grade 7
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BJU Press World Studies, 4th ed. For Grade 7
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BJU Press World Studies, 5th ed. For Grade 7
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640757: World Studies Grade 7 Homeschool Kit (5th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press World Studies curriculum

Inspire students with the big picture! They'll explore history from A.D. 1300 to the present, evaluate world events from a biblical worldview, and master social studies skills by analyzing maps, timelines, and current events. They can also participate in case studies and research projects, proposing solutions to real-world problems. Includes spiralbound teacher's edition, softcover student edition, activities, assessments, and answer keys.

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BJU Press American Republic, 3rd ed. For Grade 8
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BJU Press American Republic, 4th ed. For Grade 8
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BJU Press American Republic, 5th ed. For Grade 8
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636417: BJU Press Heritage Studies: The American Republic Grade 8 Homeschool Kit (5th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press American Republic curriculum

Impress your eighth grader with the grand sweep of U.S. history! Begin with Native American cultures and the thirteen colonies and continue through the War for Independence---all the way through the 20th century and the new millennium! This all-inclusive homeschool kit provides the American Republic student textbook; teacher edition; student activities manual with teacher key; and assessments with answer key.

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BJU Press Cultural Geography, 3rd ed. For Grade 9
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BJU Press Cultural Geography, 4th ed. For Grade 9
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BJU Press Cultural Geography, 5th ed. For Grade 9
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518746: BJU Press Cultural Geography Grade 9 Student Edition (5th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Cultural Geography curriculum

Cultural Geography Student Edition, 5th edition will take the students around the world, starting with physical geography, the earth's climate, and the people of the world. The first four units progress from North and South America and then on to Europe and Russia. Unit five will cover Africa and then units six and seven will cover Asia. The book will conclude in unit eight with Oceania and Antarctica. 600 pages, softcover. Grade 9.

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BJU Press World History, 3rd ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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BJU Press World History, 4th ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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BJU Press World History, 5th ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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618266: BJU Press World History Homeschool Kit (5th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press World History curriculum

BJU Press' World History Subject Kit. 5th ed. includes teaching strategies and formative assessments, aligned with educational objectives, to be used as tools to help teachers to develop critical thinking skills. Suggested discussion topics and questions guide teachers through the key themes and handling of primary sources. Teachers will find multiple paths for engagement with events, eras, concepts, and assumptions from the past. Grade 10.

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BJU Press United States History, 3rd ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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BJU Press United States History, 4th ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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BJU Press United States History, 5th ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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605776: BJU Press U.S. History Student Text (Grade 11; 5th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press United States History curriculum

United States History (5th Edition) Student Text takes the student on a journey beginning with European contact with American Indians and ending with the inauguration of Donald Trump. Along the journey, the course highlights major historical events that have shaped American history, inviting students to discuss the ramifications of these events on society today.

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BJU Press American Government, 2nd ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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BJU Press American Government, 3rd ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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2278903: BJU Press American Government Student Textbook Third EditionClick here for the BJU Press American Government curriculum

Prepare your student for responsible citizenship with a discussion of the principles and mechanics of a constitutional republic. Material discussed includes the Constitution, the three branches of government, political parties, elections, foreign policy, and more, all from a biblical perspective. The material can be taught in one or two semesters. 434 pages, softcover. Non-consumable; answers should be written outside of the book. This 3rd edition features a new chapter on state and local governments as well as Christian worldview boxes that are designed to help students think scripturally and critically about governmental issues.

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BJU Press American Government, 4th ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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524652: BJU Press American Government Homeschool Kit (4th Edition)Click here for the BJU Press American Government curriculum

BJU Press' American Government Kit, 4th ed. presents US government from a biblical perspective and will encourage students to appreciate our heritage. The text aims to develop students' critical-thinking skills and demonstrates how knowledge of history and government are crucial for making decisions about issues on the local, state, and national levels. During this course, students will study the foundations of our country, the Constitution, the three branches of government, and political parties and politics. Grade 12.

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BJU Press Economics, 2nd ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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BJU Press Economics, 3rd ed. For Grades 9 - 12
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612012: BJU Press Heritage Studies: Economics Grade 12 Homeschool Kit (Third Edition)Click here for the BJU Press Economics curriculum

BJU Press' Economics course introduces students to the key principles of economics, from household purchases to the stock market. In the textbook five units (15 chapters) ensure students gain a foundational understanding of economics as a science as well as the economics of countries, businesses, the financial markets, and the government. Biographical sketches on famous economists are included throughout; in addition, each chapter includes personal finance sections that provide practical information about budgeting, banking, debt, credit, and interest. Sections are concluded with a set of section review questions, and chapters end with content questions, application questions, and a list of terms. Written from a biblical perspective, students will learn to approach economics from a Christian worldview.

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