Bigger Hearts for His Glory

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, Bigger Hearts for His Glory is a complete, Christ-centered, literature-based program that covers all necessary academic areas.  These areas include history, geography, read-alouds, Bible, hymns, science, art, poetry, literature, spelling / studied dictation, and choices for math, grammar, and handwriting.  All subjects are scheduled in the daily plans.

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Bigger Hearts for His Glory is a one-year biographical overview of American history covering the time period from the 1500’s – 1970’s.

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Bigger Hearts for His Glory features 34 units with complete daily plans.  Each unit contains 5 days of instruction. The program is not tied to any specific day of the week, month, holiday, or season; so it can be started at any time.

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Bigger Hearts for His Glory has engaging daily lessons that take approximately 3 to 3 ½ hours to complete.  More time will be needed if you linger on activities or draw out discussions.

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Little to no preparation is needed to use Bigger Hearts for His Glory. It is designed to be open-and-go, so you can simply wake up and teach. Plans include supplies that are common to most household kitchens or art supply areas. Substitutions for supplies are also suggested. For example, the plans might say to find a beanbag, a ball, or a rolled-up pair of socks to throw in a basket, a tote, or a box. For this reason, there is purposefully no required supply list in Bigger Hearts for His Glory. Simply read the “Introduction,” first week of plans, and “Appendix” of the guide, and you will be ready to start.

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Bigger Hearts for His Glory is written to mainly be teacher-directed, recognizing your child’s need for guidance and instruction at this crucial stage of learning. Many of the skills taught within Bigger Hearts for His Glory will help your child move toward greater independence in the next guide, Preparing Hearts for His Glory.

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The full-color Student Notebook pages for Bigger Hearts for His Glory are an important part of the history study. Activities assigned within the notebook include mapping, sketching, copywork, listing historic facts, and completing a poster-sized timeline.

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The consumable items in Bigger Hearts for His Glory are the Student Notebook pages, handwriting workbook, math workbooks, and the Drawn into the Heart of Reading Student Book.  There are very few consumables for Bigger Hearts for His Glory, so once you own it, you can reuse it with the rest of your children in years to come with very little additional cost.