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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 14 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Fifth grade online classes I love BJU material! I was just disappointed with some of the teachers for the 5th grade online classes. Mrs. Dunn (English and Science) speaks down to the kids. She would do better teaching a lower grade. My kids have a hard time with the math teacher. They say she speaks too quickly and doesn't make the material interesting. She doesn't make it her own. My kids love Mrs. Walker (Heritage Studies)! I don't like how the math and heritage studies lessons are broken up into parts. Too much distraction to get to the next part. November 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent education - very long day My son has a late summer birthday. I sort of have him in between grades. He is doing 4th grade BJU English, 3rd grade BJU handwriting (cursive is new to him), 5th grade BJU math, 5th BJU reading, 5th grade BJU science, and All About Spelling. I am still trying to find time to start BJU Bible with him. There just doesn't seem to be enough time in a day. I have completely given up on BJU Heritage Studies. He is in Classical Conversations and is reading through The Story of the World. I am positive that BJU provides an excellent education. For the most part, my son really enjoys the lectures. It would be MUCH better if the videos were shorter. He simply does not have the attention span for each class to take an hour (30 min video and around 30 min for an assignment). BJU gives you 1.5 years of online access. As much as I don't want to, I have a feeling we will be completing this year's work next fall. I just don't want to squash any love of learning he has with extremely long school days. One advantage of homeschooling is supposed to be more time to play with your siblings and be outside. BJU distance learning is not conducive to that. September 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect for us Our family has found BJU online subjects to be a perfect fit for us. My son, who is dyslexic, says the classes are engaging and fun, and he loves the teachers. We think the mix of online class instruction and individual work such as the student work text is appropriate. We are very happy with the online classes we have used. August 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect for summer break! My daughter who will be in 6th grade is using this book this summer. It is keeping her on top of her math skills that often get lost over the summer break, and reviewing language arts as well. I rip out the weekly packet and staple it together, very easy to use. July 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by One of the best This workbook is really done well. My son loves this very much. Good buy! June 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent resource for learning history Didn't know what we were missing in our history lessons until we started BJU Heritage Studies. The lessons are very informative and thorough. My son is really enjoying his teacher and the work that comes along with the class. March 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by My Daughter Loves It!! My daughter loves the DLO HS5! Over Christmas we had to stop her from doing school to come to the table. Mrs. Walker is a wonderful teacher who encourages her to do her best. I love the grading part. She is highly motivated to keep her grades up because she sees the grade after each quiz and test. If she had her way, she would stop everything else and just do Heritage Studies all day. She has learned so much already. She even did a speech in a speech competition about the Wright Brothers! Thank you for making school so fun for her. February 20, 2014
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
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