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Grade 5 Online with Books

Grade 5 Online with Books

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Grade 5 for Distance Learning

Lease a Grade 5 Online Kit and get access to all the following Distance Learning courses:

  • Bible Truths 5 presents a chronological study of Old and Testament events within themes such as Building Godly Character and Obedience.
  • Heritage Studies 5 is a two-semester course that continues the narrative of American history from the development of the automobile in the late 1800s through the inauguration of President Obama in 2009.
  • English 5 continues the grammatical study of sentences, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and reference skills.
  • Spelling 5 reinforces spelling concepts through weekly journal writings.
  • Reading 5 strengthens a student’s reading, higher-level thinking skills, and critical reasoning skills.
  • Math 5 emphasizes the understanding of subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions through the use of manipulatives.
  • Science 5 shows how humans use God’s creation and design.
  • Handwriting 5 contains a variety of activities centered on the theme "Writing Around the World."

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 purchase the Grade 5 Distance Learning Online Kit, you receive:

  • Essential textbooks for each course. (Check the Contents tab for the full list.)
  • eTextbooks for Science 5, Reading 5 and Heritage Studies 5. (These will be available when you log in to
  • An email from BJU Press Distance Learning Online regarding student and parent login information.
  • Vacation Stations: Outback Odyssey

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 June 1, 2015. You will have through December 2016 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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    Bible Truths 5 Online with Books

    Presents a chronological, thematic study of many Old and New Testament events. teaches biblical truths by studying biblical accounts, memorizing Scripture with understanding, singing hymns, and employing Bible study skills.

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    Heritage Studies 5 Online with Books (3rd ed.)

    Continues the narrative of American history from the development of the automobile in the late 1800s through the inauguration of President Obama in 2009. Topics include the invention and influence of the automobile and airplane, World War I, and more.

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    English 5 Online with Books (2nd ed.)

    Continues the grammatical study of sentences, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and reference skills. Uses the Writing Process to write compare-contrast essays, persuasive business letters, diamantes, and more.

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    Math 5 Online with Books (3rd ed.)

    Emphasizes the understanding of subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions through the use of manipulatives. Your child will gain confidence as he or she develops reasoning and judgment skills through a variety activities.

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    Reading 5 Online with Books

    Strengthens a student’s reading, higher-level thinking skills, and critical reasoning skills. Character-building stories teach biblical principles. Vocabulary development and reading strategies enhance independent reading.

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Each subject includes a printed Student Worksheets/Handouts packet. An abridged Teacher’s Edition and other resources are available when you log in to

Mrs. Kristin Dunn, BS, MEd

Mrs. Kristin Dunn, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Dunn loves children and enjoys teaching them to explore new concepts. "My goal is to encourage spiritual growth as students prepare for the future. Learning is a lifelong process, and I hope to communicate the importance of learning to your student."


Mrs. Melissa Seeling, BS, MEd

Mrs. Melissa Seeling, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMelissa graduated with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education 2008 and a master's degree in Elementary Education in 2010. Shortly after finishing graduate school, she married Hans Seeling. About a year later, she began teaching here at Press Distance Learning. “I am thankful for the opportunities that the Lord has given me, and my desire is that He will use me to impact the lives of my students. Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to teach your child and to have a small part in your child's education. ”


Mrs. Debra Overly, BS, MS

Mrs. Debra Overly, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Overly, a mother of three, has experience teaching several elementary grades. "I want to encourage each child to look forward to learning each day and also to provide sufficient practice and review activities to help alleviate mom’s workload. Most importantly, I want to present Christ in each subject that I teach. Each child should hear the gospel and then see in a very practical way how it can change a sinner."


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.”

  • Author - BJU Press Distance Learning
  • Copyright Year - 2009
  • Format - Distance Learning Online
  • Grade Level - 5
  • Publisher - BJU Press

Technical Requirements for Distance Learning Online

  • Processor: Pentium class, 1 GHz processor or the equivalent.
  • Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP service pack 2 or later, Mac OSX 10.4 or later, or iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch).
  • Memory: Minimum of 512MB RAM (or more as required by the operating system*).
  • 20% free hard drive space
  • Google Chrome Version 13.0 or later, Internet Explorer Version 8.0 or later, or Firefox Version 3.0 or later versions. Other browsers may be used, but may not support all functionality.
  • Adobe Flash Version 9 or later
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or later
  • High-speed internet connection: LAN, Cable or DSL Modem
  • An active email account

*Note: Windows Vista and Windows 7 users will need a minimum of 1 Gigabyte of RAM to run Windows Vista or Windows 7, but 2 Gigabytes is recommended for optimum efficiency.

FAQs about Distance Learning Online | Terms & Conditions for Distance Learning Online

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 15 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by BJU Math 5 I love BJU Math! However, I have to say I don't care for this DL version at all. I tried the DL because the TM is quite cumbersome for Mom and I think BJU is fantastic. I just can't teach it. We found the video to be extremely boring. It was listening to a lecture and at times she just went on and on to where dd just started to tune out. Frankly, I did as well. Her hand gestures were extremely distracting. For us it would have been better if she was showing how it's done at the same time she was teaching and this video made into separate elements. I definitely wouldn't recommend this video if your kids aren't audio learners. Neither of us found it engaging. I'd recommend the visuals to be shown while she's teaching, otherwise it's simply a lecture for mostly 30 minutes. It took a while to understand the several videos as I didn't find a place that explained why one lesson had so many. I understood it after I played around with it. I had two videos out of the 4 that we watched that we unable to fast forward after 40+ seconds, as the counter would disappear. But it was not my computer, since other lessons worked. That was the first video we tried. I also don't think the teaching needs to be this long. But in all, I've seen better versions, this one, unfortunately isn't it. I'm bummed, because I love BJU math, but it won't work for us. February 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by I am very happy with the curriculum. My son and daughter both enjoy the English 5th grade online teaching. This is our first year using BJU for our homeschooling. Based on our experience so far we hope to expand our use of BJU to more subjects next year. The visuals, videos, characters, and puppets bring interest to the subject and make the learning more enjoyable for the kids. February 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by So far so good. We've only just started with the online class. So far I really like it. The online lecture is short and to the point. The teacher is pleasant to listen to and easy to understand. And, the daily lesson plan/requirements are easy to follow. August 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wonderful and with an unexpected surprise. My son needed extra encouragement and review to start 6th grade well. We began using Vacation Station almost under his antagonism. Although the tasks were interesting and actractively presented, he found the study a challenge. The long, hard work got easier over the summer and he was among the top of his class at the beginning of 6th grade! Our surprise was his ASKING, almost pleading to get a siimilar program to help him bridge from 6th to 7th. June 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great books We have been using Vacation Stations for 10 years and have found them useful with each grade change. March 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great Product This is our third year to use BJU English distance learning. Every year has been wonderful. The teachers are excellent, and the use of puppets, skits, "video field trips" etc. keep my son engaged. February 15, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Religious Overkill We have previously used BJU English and Heritage Studies online, but this is our first BJU Science course. I was surprised with the extent of religious references. I am a Christian and not opposed to the content, but rather the frequency of religious interjections. It seems a bit much and takes time away from the primary subject matter. February 15, 2013
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