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Grade 7 Online with Books

Grade 7 Online with Books

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Grade 7 for Distance Learning

Lease a Grade 7 Online Kit and get access to all the following Distance Learning courses:

  • Bible Truths A covers our Lord’s earthly life and ministry.
  • World Studies builds on the foundational knowledge of the world and various nations.
  • Writing & Grammar 7 focuses on the eight parts of speech, while Explorations in Literature teaches a biblical perspective on six unit themes: courage, nature and man, generosity, our land, humility, and family.
  • Fundamentals of Math focuses on problem solving and real-life uses of math with special features in each chapter while reinforcing computational skills and building a solid math foundation.
  • Life Science introduces the living world with all its wonders.

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 7 Distance Learning Online Kit, you receive:

  • Essential textbooks for each course. (Check the Contents tab for the full list.)
  • ETextbooks for World Studies, Fundamentals of Math and Explorations in Literature. (These will be available when you log in to
  • An email from BJU Press Distance Learning Online regarding student and parent login information.

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

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

Mr. Daryl Kopp, BA

Mr. Daryl Kopp, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMr. Kopp grew up in an unsaved family and trusted Christ at 16 years of age, putting the much-needed perspective in his life that had been so miserably absent. Since then, he has been devoted to the Word of God. Reading, studying, teaching, and preaching God’s Word have been a passion, whether teaching fifth-grade Sunday school classes, preaching at youth camps, starting churches in Kenya and Ireland, or teaching Bible in college. "The fruit of all Bible study is to know Christ more intimately, love and adore Him more completely, walk with Him more faithfully, and live for Him more passionately. My goal is to help your student know the facts and stories of the Bible in such a way that Christ is the obvious focal point. I pray that my students will see Christ and be excited about a life of commitment to Him, joyfully exemplifying the heart of Christ when He said, ‘Not my will, but thine, be done.’"


Mrs. Sherri Vick, BS

Mrs. Sherri Vick, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningSherri Vick previously taught various elementary and junior high grades. "I like to look at the picture as a whole—to relate one subject to another so that the child can see how God’s plan fits together. I want the child to want to learn, so the lessons have to be fun. Hands-on is the best way, so I don’t want the student to just watch, but participate too! One of my goals is that, after watching the lessons, your child will continue in the things he has learned and develop lifelong learning skills that he can use both now and in the future."


Mrs. Cynthia Bullock, BS

Mrs. Cynthia Bullock, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningAfter graduating from Bob Jones University in 1987, Cynthia Bullock went on to teach history in Virginia, Michigan, Florida, and North Carolina. It was in Michigan that she met her husband, who was the math teacher in the Christian school where they served together for 17 years. They have four children, three girls and a boy. She took ten years off to stay home with them since three of the four are profoundly deaf. When they mainstreamed into a normal classroom, she returned to the classroom. The Lord led her here to BJU Press Distance Learning in 2011. “I'm so excited about having your child as my student. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to serve you by coming along side and lightening your load.”


Mr. Timothy Snow, BA, MS

Mr. Timothy Snow, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMr. Snow grew up in a pastor’s home that encouraged service for Christ and saw the need for a solid, Christian education. His parents often sacrificed to see that each of their children was in a Christian school or that they were homeschooled with Christian curriculum. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in history and a Master’s degree in secondary education, he began teaching in Christian schools. In the past twenty years he has served as a Christian school teacher and principal, and God has allowed him to instruct students in history, grammar, literature, and Bible. Mr. Snow also enjoys reading and he is always in search of new books or stories to read. In Explorations in Literature, Mr. Snow desires to pass along his passion for a solid Christian education as well as his love of reading and understanding literature.


Mr. Bill Harmon, BS

Mr. Bill Harmon, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningBill Harmon has loved science for as long as he can remember. After completing his B.S. in Chemistry, he returned to Florida where he gained experience teaching a variety of subjects: science, math, Latin, and computer courses. Now he works as a chemist in the Safety Services Office at BJU, teaches Distance Learning Physics and Algebra, and teaches Chemistry at Bob Jones Academy. He is currently pursuing an M.Ed. in Secondary Education. He and his wife Mary Ann have two children, Brian and Janette. His favorite Bible verse is II Timothy 3:14.

  • Author - BJU Press Distance Learning
  • Copyright Year - 2009
  • Format - Distance Learning Online
  • Grade Level - 7
  • 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.

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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Super Education and Super Biblical! We're starting our sixth year with BJU (times two kids) and we love it. The teachers in the videos are generally quite good. The material is presented in an engaging way and is covered quite thoroughly. We have no doubts at all about the quality of the education our kids are receiving as we use this curriculum. We need to give special praise to the reading and Bible programs. From the earliest levels the reading books are so well written that my wife and I read them for ourselves. They teach great, Biblical lessons and when the grade-level is finished we are setting almost all of them aside to read with our grandkids someday. The Bible program is very solid and we are so impressed with how firmly they hold to the traditional understanding of the Scriptures. We also love the way in which BJU works Biblical ideas and lessons into almost every subject. It is seamless and really shows how the Lord impacts every area of life. We have had maybe 3 or 4 technical glitches over 5 completed years of using the curriculum. All were resolved quickly (with 24 hrs) by the technical support team. The only caution we have is that the curriculum is fairly time-intensive. In the lower grades we were able to carefully manage our time and watch all the videos for both grades alongside our kids on a single computer. Now that they are older, they really each need their own computer to be able to get through everything in a day. Well worth it, though. We love this curriculum and have no intention of looking for anything else. July 19, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Love the curriculum, not parent's pages The curriculum is terrific and I like the way a common theme is woven through every subject. The puppetry is a little juvenile for older kids, but I think it's cute. The only part I have a hard time with is the parent's pages. It's difficult to understand and I hate not having a hard copy of the teacher's manuals. It's hard to review quizzes and tests and not be able to have the manuals right there to offer explanations. I needed someone to sit there with me and go through them. Overall, you can't beat BJU press. I thinks it's the best that can be found. January 13, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Love this homeschool resource. We are really enjoying the online instruction and materials. The teaching and material are excellent. While my 7th grader is completing the full curriculum, my 4th grader is joining in listening and discussing the reading and video presentation. All 3 of us read the material, watch the videos and discuss it together. The instructor is engaging enough for my 4th grader, explaining concepts thoroughly and visually. Thank you for making science so engaging and interesting and valuable!! The only 2 struggles that we have are: price is steep for our budget, we are struggling to get through the material - just too many wonderful videos. October 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent curriculum but... My 7th grade daughter has been using BJU for about two weeks. She is doing Pre-Algebra and U.S. History. Both are considered 8th grade. Everything else is 7th grade. I am very impressed with the level of instruction. My daughter is learning how to take notes and take a test. That's something I find very valuable since she plans on attending college one day. For the most part, the teachers are very engaging, and the lectures are interesting. The online format is pretty easy to follow. BJU seems to have mastered the art of technology/virtual classroom. Occasionally, there will be an assignment that the location of is not immediately clear, but I think we will experience less of that as time goes on. One negative to this program is the amount of time it takes to complete a day's work. There is no way we will be able to get through all the material this school year. BJU gives you a year and a half of online access. As much as I will dislike leaving things undone before we break for summer 2015, I can not think of a better solution. We will stop at the end of May, and we will resume where we left off in August. I wish that the videos weren't quite so long. It's also really difficult to skip ahead (such as skipping the introduction). For now, I am not making my daughter do some of the student activities. If I find she is not retaining the information then I will have to re-evaluate. My theory this year is "slow and steady wins the race." I pray that's good enough. September 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by We are very happy with the online school! We started using the Bob Jones online school in 6th grade and it was a pretty big adjustment. However the teachers and material and overall presentation was such that our daughter was inspired and rose to the challenge. I have to admit she also enjoyed the puppet shows and the humerous little stories along with the lessons! I think Bob Jones have done an excellent job! October 8, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by just starting out Well, i might have a different review once we get further into this course, but for now we are 8 days into our school year and only 5 days into the course. We are only 5 days into the course because the amount of work scheduled each day is more than my daughter can handle. This might change as she gets more accustomed to the format and we brainstorm ways to streamline her movement through the course, but for now we are finding it to be a very heavy load that takes an enormous amount of time out of her day. September 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Seventh Grade I love BJU curriculum. It is so well integrated with God's Word, each subject gets interwoven with other disciplines, prior knowledge is reviewed and then new material is introduced, and it's through. December 8, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Allows you to Jump right into homeschooling I am brand new to home schooling. So when we decided to homeschool our son, I really had no idea which curriculum to choose. Thankfully, a dear sister in the church recommended BJU as she used it to homeschool her 2 daughters through high school. The sign up was easy and we were quickly on our way to the start of a new school year. The only things Some improvements I would prefer: - the videos could be updated to reflect the use of online only content. The videos still reference the teachers resource dvd which is unnecessary for the online because all of the dvd content is there online in the parent's login and however, the online content is not the easiest to weed through and find actually what they are talking about. Some things have pdf right into the daily lesson so that makes it easier. - there should be a separate online parent's checklist for grading work. The students list of work is beautifully organized and the student checks off what they have accomplished. However, the parent would have a much easier time if there was a separate 'to do' that matched the parent's responsibility list in the Schedule of Lessons. I am often searching through the work seeing what I need to grade next & where is the answer key - there should also be a weekly review #overview# for the parents so that we can quickly see if the child will need any printouts for the week or labs; Basically, if you are very involved in their daily curriculum, you should be able to follow along closely and know what they are doing; however, if you are just overseeing, helping with questions here and there, grading homework, you can easily fall behind and figuring out what is up grading and where it is can be time consuming - they reference an online grade book which is coming could not come soon enough! Only the online test are graded. Even though the quizzes are online, you still have to enter the grades onto a manual record of grades sheet. The clear benefits are: - tests & quizzes are online. No need to print out or facilitate them, - there are daily videos in each lesson, sometimes more than one & my son seems to enjoy the teachers, - the books are very nice; some classes have a book and a workbook. - customer service has been great. They are always pretty much immediately available to walk you through any question. There was a page in the teacher's manual which did not have the answer to 3 questions. I was able to get someone immediately who found the issue and was able to get the answers quickly for those. I am really happy with the customer service. They are very nice people who are helpful which has made my life easier. -it's all a biblically sound curriculum Overall, it's a great program with great structure which I believe is constantly being improved. I would recommend this to others seeking homeschooling. I do not have any comparison to make only to say that it is working for us and we are grateful for being led to it. September 23, 2013
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