Illuminations Year 4

$125.00

Immerse your family in the history of America from the age of Exploration to Expansion through the Christian lens of All American History volume I. In your year-long journey, all of your children in grades 3–-12 will experience history come to life as they read exciting historical fiction and do family activities, map work, and quarterly projects. History will be the best part of your homeschool routine because of the great literature selections and study guides for titles such as Amos Fortune, Free Man; Follow the Drinking Gourd; Across Five Aprils; In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson; Twenty and Ten; and many more.

Your Illuminations Year 4 plan integrates literature, copywork, U.S. geography, and spelling to the historical period you are enjoying.  Choose among options for five science fields, Bible reading, vocabulary, several writing and grammar options, life skills studies for high school students, and a government elective.  And once all of your curricula are selected, our powerful Illuminations scheduler software provides customized weekly planning.

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Illuminations Year 4: Exploration to Expansion

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Immerse your family in the history of America from the age of Exploration to Expansion through the Christian lens of All American History volume I. In your year-long journey, all of your children in grades 3–-12 will experience history come to life as they read exciting historical fiction and do family activities, map work, and quarterly projects. History will be the best part of your homeschool routine because of the great literature selections and study guides for titles such as Amos Fortune, Free Man; Follow the Drinking Gourd; Across Five Aprils; In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson; Twenty and Ten; and many more.

Illuminations Year 4 also includes special teaching adaptations and subjects created just for K–-2, including the complete All American History Jr. program for volume I! This way, your entire family can enjoy American history together.

Using All American History volume I as a history spine, your Illuminations Year 4 plan connects your literature, copywork, U.S. geography, and spelling to the historical period you are enjoying. Illuminations Year 4 also includes a full year’s plan for your choice of five science fields, Bible reading, vocabulary, several writing and grammar options, life skills studies for high school students, and a government elective. (See the Book List tab for a full curriculum list.) Every purchase of Illuminations includes the powerful scheduler software that allows you to create customized weekly guides based on the Illuminations plan plus any modifications you desire.

Illuminations is a comprehensive*, chronological, customizable guide to a Christian education designed to complement The Mystery of History or All American History series. Each year covers everything you need for grades 3-12 for these subjects:

  • history
  • Bible
  • literature
  • grammar
  • writing
  • vocabulary
  • geography
  • copywork (grades 3–8 only)
  • spelling (grades 3–8 only)
  • science (grades 3–8 only)
  • life skills (high school only)

*Note: Illuminations does not include math.

If you have younger children, they can join in with the older students thanks to the additional teaching ideas for grades K–2 that are included in Illuminations.

For a detailed list of the scheduled resources and printable checklists, see the book lists tab.


For each year of Illuminations, we’ve chosen curriculum you can pick up and use without a lot of advance preparation. Purchase the novels, textbooks, and resources on our book lists, and all of the planning for the entire year is done for you! While high school students are scheduled for five days per week, the lesson plans for grades 3–8 have four-day schedules to provide a day for field trips, other studies, or just catching up.

Our scheduler software is unique and powerful. The best way for you to understand it is to see it in action, so please watch the tutorial video below.


As you can see, the weekly scheduler is completely customizable, so you can insert your own assignments and notes, rearrange the order, change colors, save your schedules, and more. Whether you want to tweak the lessons given, use a different curriculum than what we suggest, add in your own math program, or even include a chore chart or meal plan, the unique schedule grid of Illuminations keeps all of your plans in one place. The weekly schedule provides a concise overview of assignments for each subject; the lesson
plans provide details.

Simply load the scheduler program onto your computer, and you’re ready to go!

If you have questions about Illuminations, please call us at 877.492.8081 or e-mail contact@brightideaspress.com.

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