Creation to Christ

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for answers? Here are some of our most frequently asked questions for Creation to Christ. If you don’t see your question below – or if you would like customized help – give us a call at (605) 428-4068. We’re always happy to help!

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Yes, Creation to Christ is a complete, Christ-centered, literature-based program that covers all necessary academic areas.  These areas include history, geography, read-alouds, Bible, science, music, drawing, painting, poetry, literature, studied dictation (spelling), and choices for math grammar, and writing.  All subjects are scheduled in the daily plans.  

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Creation to Christ covers the time period from the beginning of the world through the time of Christ (Creation – 1st century AD). While Creation to Christ is the start of our 4-year history cycle, it is not necessary to begin at the beginning of our cycle.  Instead, it is more important to place your child in the guide that best fits his/her skill level.

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Creation to Christ features 35 units with complete daily plans.  Each unit last 4 days, which gives you the 5th day of each week to use as you wish.  The 4-day plan can be stretched over 5 days if needed. 

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Creation to Christ has engaging daily lessons that take approximately 4 to 4 ½ hours to complete.  More time will be needed if you linger on activities or draw out discussions.

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We recommend reading through the “Introduction” of Creation to Christ at the beginning of the school year.  This takes approximately 30 minutes.  In the “Introduction,” you will learn which materials you should have on hand for the school year.  The time you spend planning daily is almost zero.  We want you to be able to wake up in the morning, open your guide, and teach! We’ve done all the planning for you.

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Each box of the daily plans is coded with a letter that designates whether that subject is to be “T = Teacher Directed,” “S = Semi-Independent,” or “I = Independent.”  Dividing the plans in this manner helps you know your expected level of involvement and moves your child toward more independent work.   

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Creation to Christ has 5 independent boxes each day as compared with 2 in the previous guide and 6 in the next guide. This progression recognizes your maturing child’s need for independence, as it hands over skills and assignments your child has been trained to do. This pattern builds a confident, independent student who can learn for a lifetime, while also taking some of the workload off the parent.

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The Student Notebook pages for Creation to Christ are an integral part of the history study.  To understand the flow of history, students keep a timeline within their notebook of the major events studied throughout the year.  Other activities that are assigned within the notebook include mapping, sketching, written narrations, geography activities, copywork, projects, and a “Prophecies About Christ” chart.  

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The consumable items in Creation to Christ are the Student Notebook pages, Jashub’s Journal, Write with the Best, math workbooks, and the Drawn into the Heart of Reading Student Book.