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Focus on Fives

Focus on Fives is an engaging, activity-based program that helps students develop the skills they’ll need for first grade. Students receive age-appropriate introductions to science, social studies, handwriting, phonics, and reading. Fun learning activities help young students build a foundation in phonemic awareness, reading strategies, listening, and speaking. Students learn four key themes to shape their biblical worldview: God is great, and God is good; God created me and all things; the Bible is God’s Word, and it is true; and I learn in order to serve God and others.

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    • Focus on Fives K5 eTextbook Teacher Edition (4th ed.)

      Focus on Fives K5 eTextbook Teacher Edition (4th ed.)

      SKU523753
      $83.91

    • Focus on Fives K5 Teacher Edition, 4th ed.

      Focus on Fives K5 Teacher Edition, 4th ed.

      SKU505016
      $151.05

      The Teacher’s Edition guides the teacher in engaging the students in age and developmentally appropriate activities. It includes instructions for activities and discussions covering science, social studies, handwriting, and phonics as well as teaching strategies and guidance for the 34 reading books.

    • Focus on Fives K5 Worktext, 4th ed.

      Focus on Fives K5 Worktext, 4th ed.

      SKU504985
      $39.66

      The Worktext provides age-appropriate assessments for science, social studies, phonics, reading, and handwriting. It includes weekly evaluation pages and additional pages at the end of each unit to track students' progress.

    • K5 Focus on Fives Video Course Student Handouts, 4th ed 22

      K5 Focus on Fives Video Course Student Handouts, 4th ed 22

      SKU452300
      $5.00

    • Reading Books for K5 (34 books; 4th ed.)

      Reading Books for K5 (34 books; 4th ed.)

      SKU504977
      $57.24

      These 34 books that focus on silent reading comprehension and oral reading. They include partner reading with a parent or teacher or an advanced reader. The Reading Books include a variety of genres, such as fiction, nonfiction, Bible stories, and poetry with a variety of art styles to match the stories.

    • K5 Phonics and Review Cards, 4th ed.

      K5 Phonics and Review Cards, 4th ed.

      SKU504928
      $12.11

      The Phonics and Review Cards include reduced versions of the song charts, high-frequency word cards, and letters for the students to use during classroom activities and to take home for additional practice with a parent.

    • K5 Phonics Charts, 4th ed.

      K5 Phonics Charts, 4th ed.

      SKU504936
      $82.41

      Phonics Charts include classroom-sized song charts, word family cards, high-frequency word cards, and alphabet wall charts.

    • K5 Visuals, 4th ed.

      K5 Visuals, 4th ed.

      SKU505024
      $76.24

      The visuals provide additional support for the science and social studies concepts by making the information more relevant and accessible to the student in a large-sized format (17 1/2" by 12") suitable for the classroom.

    • Phonics Practice for K5, 4th ed.

      Phonics Practice for K5, 4th ed.

      SKU505057
      $27.79

      The Practice Book provides daily exercises in phonics skills and word families. Stories are included for additional reading practice.

    • The Starting Line

      The Starting Line

      SKU109363
      $17.10

      The Starting Line provides twelve enjoyable storybooks for supplemental summer reading between kindergarten and first grade. Stories are short with a small number of words per page, and can be used for read-alouds or for independent reading practice.

    • Up the Ladder

      Up the Ladder

      SKU109223
      $13.30

      These 10 paper-cover readers can provide independent practice for beginning readers. Each reader includes 3 two-page stories and a final page for word-family drill. Supplemental readers.

    • K5 Write Now! Handwriting, 4th ed.

      K5 Write Now! Handwriting, 4th ed.

      SKU505032
      $10.45

      This packet provides additional handwriting practice of letters, words, and sentences for beginning writers.

    How We Teach K5

    Learning Phonics

    BJU Press phonics teaches students to associate individual letters and sounds. Then, it shows them how to recognize phonics patterns through word families. This two-part approach prepares students to engage more easily with the words they will encounter. This program also builds familiarity with high-frequency words, or service words, which do not follow normal phonics rules.

    Shaping Biblical Worldview

    Worldview shaping begins early by encouraging students to apply the four key themes addressed throughout the course: (1) God is great, and God is good; (2) God created me and all things; (3) the Bible is God’s Word, and it is true; and (4) I learn in order to serve God and others.

    Objectives Drive Learning

    Each science, heritage studies, phonics, and reading lesson includes learning objectives that align with all instruction and assessments.

    Helping Young Minds Develop

    Students stay engaged throughout the course through a variety of teaching strategies for all types of learners. Each lesson includes many opportunities for hands-on learning, discovery learning, intentional play, and visual learning.

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    Focus on Fives Educational Materials

    Student Worktext and Teacher Edition

    The worktext provides age-appropriate assessments for science, social studies, phonics, reading, and handwriting. It includes weekly evaluation pages and additional pages at the end of each unit to track students’ progress. The teacher’s edition (six-volume set) guides the teacher in engaging the students in age and developmentally appropriate activities through 180 lessons. It includes instructions for activities and discussions covering science, social studies, handwriting, and phonics as well as teaching strategies and guidance for the 34 reading books.

    Practice Opportunities

    In addition to built-in review opportunities, the course includes 34 reading books for reading practice, a phonics practice book, and a Write Now! Handwriting packet.

    Visual Learning Materials

    The program includes a variety of visual learning opportunities including phonics charts, phonics and review cards, and a visuals packet. These offer large-sized and small-sized formats for use in classrooms and for individual use with students.