Preparing Hearts for His Glory

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, Preparing 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, science, music, art, drawing, poetry, literature, writing, studied dictation (spelling), and choices for math and grammar. All subjects are scheduled in the daily plans.

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Preparing Hearts for His Glory is a one-year overview of world history covering the time period from Creation to the late 1900’s.

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Preparing Hearts for His Glory 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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Preparing Hearts for His Glory has engaging daily lessons that take approximately 4 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 Preparing Hearts for His Glory at the beginning of the school year.  This takes approximately 25 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 guides your child to move toward more independent work.

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Preparing Hearts for His Glory has 2 independent boxes each day as compared with none in the previous guide and 5 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.

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The full-color Student Notebook pages for Preparing Hearts for His Glory are an important part of the history study. Activities assigned within the notebook include written narrations, vocabulary entries, and timeline cards. An additional Independent History Study Notebook features graphic organizers, sketching practice, and cursive copywork of quotes, literary passages, and Bible verses as it trains students in needed independence.  

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The consumable items in Preparing Hearts for His Glory are the Student Notebook pages, Independent History Study Notebook pages, math workbooks, and the Drawn into the Heart of Reading Student Book.