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K5 Online with Books

K5 Online with Books

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K5 for Distance Learning

About the Courses

K5 Distance Learning teaches kindergarteners to apply their natural curiosity and start to develop a broad base of interests and gives them the basic tools they need to explore the world around them. In K5 Beginnings, Mrs. Walker and Mrs. Lawson teach listening, oral composition, phonics, and reading comprehension while integrating art, science, and heritage studies concepts. K5 Math with Mrs. Franklin focuses on teaching number sense and uses manipulatives to explain basic math functions such as numbers, measurement, time, and money.

Beginnings K5

The Beginnings program provides thorough instruction for teaching phonics and reading skills. It follows an integrated approach that includes skills for listening and responding with oral and written composition. Complete Science and Heritage Studies units are woven into the themes. The Reading Books for K5 give practice in reading skills and build comprehension and habits that further reading fluency. Songs, charts, and activities aid in teaching phonics and word meanings.

Scheduling Information: 180 Days (160 video, 20 non-video); lessons are 60 minutes in length.

Math K5

Manipulatives are used to develop a solid foundation of math concepts, such as number sense, time, money, fractions, addition, subtraction, and geometry.

Scheduling Information: 180 Days (164 lesson days + tests days/work days); lessons are 30 minutes in length.

About Distance Learning Online

Distance Learning Online is homeschooling made easy. When you enroll your child in BJU Press’s online Distance Learning program, he can learn anytime, anywhere. All he needs is a computer and a high-speed internet connection, and he is ready to go. The student login allows access to engaging video lessons taught by expert teachers, online assessments (grades 5–12), progress-tracking features, and more. The best part is although you as a parent can log in and view your child’s progress and grades at any time, you are free to keep up with the rest of life.

What's Included

When you buy the K5 DLO kit with books, you receive:

  • DLO contains the distance learning content (you will need to return this in 13 months)
  • Essential printed materials (Check the Contents tab for the full list)
  • Student Worksheets Packet that contain all the teacher support materials and answer keys you need

Register now! Your textbooks will be shipped right away. You will receive an email from BJU Press Distance Learning Online regarding login information for the online courses which will be available July 1, 2018. You will have through December 31, 2019 to complete your online learning program.

* Unless otherwise noted, kits may not have any partial returns or substitutions.

Included Courses

Your distance learning kit includes the following by default. More details
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    K5 Beginnings Online with Books

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    Math K5 Online with Books

Printed Teacher’s Editions are not included with this kit. A complete copy of the Teacher’s Edition (formerly TE on CD) and the Teacher’s Toolkit CD as well as files for printing materials from the Teacher Support Materials CD are available by logging into your account. If you desire a printed Teacher Edition, please contact Customer Service for special pricing.

All DVD Distance Learning kits now include a Parent Guide as well as a Student Worksheets Packet which have all of the teacher support materials and answer keys needed for the subject(s).

Mrs. Sarah Lawson, BS

Mrs. Sarah Lawson, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Lawson has five years' experience teaching in the classroom and over ten years at BJU Distance Learning. "One of my goals in teaching is to help your child feel successful at his present level and to encourage him to improve. I wanted to be a teacher from the time I was a little girl, and I’m thankful to the Lord for letting me teach your child through this Distance Learning program."


Mrs. Evanna Walker, BS

Mrs. Evanna Walker, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Walker has eight years’ experience teaching first grade at Bob Jones Elementary School. “My first love is to teach a child to read-primarily so that he can read God’s Word for himself and share it with others. He should be able to appreciate what he reads, draw conclusions, and make value judgments to become a thinker.”


Mrs. Janelle Franklin, BS, MS

Mrs. Janelle Franklin, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Franklin has worked with children from primary through high school. She loves teaching and is excited that the Lord has given her the opportunity to serve in this ministry. "My goal is to instill in each child a love for learning and to teach truths about God at the same time."

  • Release Date - 07/01/2018
  • Author - BJU Press Distance Learning
  • Copyright Year - 2004
  • Format - Distance Learning Online
  • Grade Level - K5
  • Publisher - BJU Press
K5 Online with Books is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love BJU Curriculum I love K5 beginnings! My 4 year old is doing well and already learning to read! My 6 year old also is interested when Hopscotch comes on. We are doing a full BJU curriculum next year!
Date published: 2018-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Program We are using BJU DLO for a child on the spectrum who enjoys video content. I have used other programs for older children in the past, and was not at all pleased with the academic content. BJU has great academic and biblical content. There are times that the material can be a little slow, but I see the need as every child won't move at the same pace. With the videos, we have the option to pause or to speed things up as we see fit. There is some amount of prep work for the daily lessons, but this is to be expected with any good K5 curriculum. Opportunities for hands-on learning are not left out of this program simply because it is DLO , which we greatly appreciate. Other parents / postings were very helpful in organizing before I introduced it to my student . We chose to use a 2 binder system: one binder with weeks 1-36 separated by tabs with all the student sheets and guides behind each tab, and a Mon-Fri binder for my student where I place the sheets for the week by day as well as the various character folders that are needed for each subject. This has worked GREAT and gives us a smooth filing system, as well as lots of independence for my learner. I'm glad we took the leap to go w/ the DLO program and we will definitely continue using it in the future.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Confusing to start the program I will admit my background is in business and this is my first time to try homeschooling. I ordered the online program with all the textbooks. I was disappointed when I opened the box and then had no instructions about how to start. I feel like the last two weeks I have spent many hours stumbling around figuring things out. A master guide that says: create login, watch orientation video, mom's minutes, cut out characters, pop out manipulatives. . .etc would have been a huge help. My other recommendation would be to have a master list that says what you will need for the year: 3 ring folders, crayons, glue, zip lock bags, popsicle sticks. . . Instead of having to go through each subject and coming up with a list. Or better still charge an optional extra fee and include all necessary materials. I was impressed with the videos. They pack bible truths in with all the subjects. My daughter loves watching them. Every day she is excited to start her new video. I know she will learn a lot this year; I just wish they made it a litter easier for parents who are new to the program.
Date published: 2016-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent experience We are on week four and we are absolutely loving this program. it is thorough, fun and teaches the kids in a manner that is easy to understand, but doesn't bore them either. We are having a great time! I recommend it to all my friends!
Date published: 2015-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works! My son learned so much with the daily 1 hour k-4 last year! This year we are on lesson 15 in K-5. The transition period only lasted a few lessons as K-5 is about 1 1/2 hours. A few lessons into K-5, my son asked if he could watch K-4 instead. So I knew K-5 was more challenging. I let him watch K-4 those few days he asked as we still had 30 unwatched lessons and 3 months till K-4 online ended. Then to better help with the transition, I let him watch Beginnings one day and the Bible and Math the next day. That helped a lot. He will work his way up to the 3 daily videos. I love this program!
Date published: 2014-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun and Engaging This is our first year using BJU DLO, and so far it is going well. My kindergartener is thrilled when it is school time. Loves to watch the videos, sing, dance, and learn all at the same time. My only frustration is the amount of prep work that is required of me the parent along with all the extra supplies that I need to have for course work. It is great and fun, but too much work for a busy parent of multiple other children.
Date published: 2013-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We love BJU! BJU is a solid and biblically integrated curriculum that equips my child to achieve academic goals but also grow spiritually. I am a working single mom who cringed at the idea of public schooling. DLO through BJU enabled me to make homeschooling work for us. My only regret (as a working mom with 3 kids, 2 currently doing this program) is having so many things I need to print. I'd enjoy an option to pay a bit more for preprinted lesson handouts. Otherwise, I LOVE this curriculum!
Date published: 2013-08-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall Very Pleased We are about a month away from finishing K5, & we have been very impressed overall. Daughter is already reading books classified at 1st & 2nd grade levels. I do find the organization of the class schedules & materials sometimes cumbersome. Each class has its own calendar/prep list to follow in print and online, which is nice, but sometimes I wish I had a way online to group the lessons together by day & prep with an all-subjects-at-once view. Also, there are a lot of extra sheets to download and print; I'm not sure why so many of the extras are included in the backs of the books and yet so many are left up to the parent to print. I wish they could all be in the books ready to go. We opt not to do many of the crafts, but I'm glad they are included for the times when we do choose to do them. Daughter seems to love the videos overall, and the worktext pages do go along well with the lesson materials and seem to do a good job of reinforcing the concepts. We plan to use the same system for 1st grade and see how things go with a little heavier course load this coming year.
Date published: 2013-03-25
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