With the Heritage Studies 1 curriculum from BJU Press, you will introduce your child to fundamental concepts related to geography, economics, and culture, within the context of American history from pre-Columbus days to 1682. The student text is written on a first-grade level and presents history within a biblical worldview. It includes numerous photographs and illustrations to help aid understanding and asks questions that are designed to help develop critical thinking skills. The Heritage Studies 1 text also includes fun activities designed to reinforce the concepts being presented. You can complete the course in one semester or spread it out over the entire year by spacing out the lessons.