Blessed Is The Man

A Four Year High School Unit Study Curriculum for
Jr. High and High School Young Men
by Lynda & Lauren Coats
(The Complete Definitive Edition  in printable PDF format on computer CD)

Blessed Is The Man is a unit study format curriculum for Jr. High and High School aged young men, based on Psalm One. It covers all typical subjects for a complete high school education,  including basic life skills, a variety of business & vocational skills, introductions to many different careers and their requirements, as well as including many suggestions for expanding into specialized areas of  interest. The curriculum also includes a great deal of business and vocational training to prepare the student for the world of work without further formal education.

In addition to the academics, Blessed Is The Man is designed to train young men to fulfill their roles as future leaders in their family, church and community life, with an emphasis on growth in Christian character and the development of godly priorities.

No boring textbooks, no "canned" curriculum.
Students choose what they want to focus on, and how they want to study it.

Blessed Is The Man is meant to be a “self-directed” curriculum, which can be customized by both parents and the student, to best fit your young men's interests, goals and learning style. Students  "pick and choose" the assignments and topics they wish to focus on to fulfill their course requirements.

The point of this curriculum is not to slavishly track down all the resources mentioned herein, nor is it to “get everything checked off”. Rather, it is designed to give you a solid, practical and proven framework upon which YOU can build a customized, self-directed course of jr. high and high school study for your young men, from ages 12 -13 all the way through the completion of high school.

What Else is Needed?

Although most required college prep courses are included in Blessed Is The Man, you will need to add higher math and perhaps some additional science.

Very few additional resources are mandatory, though many supplemental books and videos are suggested throughout the studies. The use of these is optional, and will depend on your own situation and preferences. Most, if not all of these, are readily available in local bookstores and libraries, or can be borrowed for free via interlibrary loan or from other homeschooling families. Since this curriculum was compiled and revised in the late 1990s, some of the specific resources mentioned in these studies may be replaced or supplemented by additional free online resources or publications.

Since this curriculum was originally published in 1997, some of the specific resources mentioned in these studies may be replaced or supplemented by other free online resources or publications. You have the freedom to substitute as needed.This new downloadable version consists of PDF files SCANNED from the original printed curriculum. These documents are not searchable, but are fully printable. It is complete and unabridged.

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We know the best way to show you the scope, format and content of Blessed Is The Man is to let you look it over for yourself.
Please download our extensive, 84 page (PDF format) sample of the curriculum. This presentation includes:

Guidelines for parents and students

The philosophy behind the curriculum

How it can be used with students with different learning styles

Essential materials needed for the curriculum

Sample unit study from the curriculum ...and more!

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What Other Families are Saying About "Blessed Is The Man"

Blessed Is The Man has been effectively used by thousands of families over the past fifteen years. Here’s what others are saying about BITM (you can see what a unique curriculum it is!)-

We are so thrilled with the level of maturity to which this study is taking our son and how it is giving him the ability to dig out Biblical perspectives on so many areas of life. This is the single best $ investment we could have made in the futures of our sons.  - Nadine in Iowa

“This will be our 2nd year using Blessed Is The Man.  It is an answer to prayer for us. My son, Justin (15), really enjoys his school work now!I asked him a few weeks back, ‘Justin, would you like me to order you something else for school?’ He said, ‘like what?’ I said, ‘Like curriculum.’He said, ‘No way Mom! I like what I have. I don’t want what I used to learn with’ (BJU, ABeka.) I smiled (inside and out!!) and told him ‘Okay,’ and offered to get ‘fun books.’ I purchased Man in Demand. He LOVES it!!! It is comical, silly (the art work) but serious much like my Justin! ;0) I cannot speak highly enough about Blessed Is The Man! It has been an answer to prayer! Talk about a stress-free homeschooling mom, thats me :) Their years are planned thanks to Lynda! I better hush here- I have the writing capabilities of my daughter- I get excited talking about something and well, you’d better be sitting! :) ha Thanks Lynda for all your hard work!!” - Michelle in MD

We are a family with four boys who love the unit study approach with a Charlotte Mason flair. Blessed Is The Man was a perfect fit for us. There is much to choose in the way of great reading, research, writing, and hands-on projects in all subject areas. We use Easy Grammar Plus to supplement and our own Math program (though there are wonderful math objectives included in the curriculum) and we customize it to fit our needs.What is great for me is that I have a fantastic guideline/resource to put together many wonderful units, my high schooler has some input into what he is studying and it can be done independently. I tone down the units for my younger boys and we can all be on the same units together for the most part. - Blessings, Kathy in Arkansas

We liked how Blessed Is The Man was a guide for us where we would have otherwise floundered. We didn’t follow it completely but used it sort of as a reference and a point of planning. I liked that it was a compliment to my daughter’s Far Above Rubies, and didn’t feel disjointed in our schooling but that they were sort of on the same path. Another thing we liked is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money for a complete curriculum, if you chose to follow how she has it laid out. We opted for more in Science [Apologia Biology & Chemistry] and Math [Saxon through Algebra II] but depending on your child you may not have to. You can use the library or choose to buy the resources you feel you need. We ended up buying Writer’s Inc and Streams of Civilization. I also have a Little Brown Handbook from my college English class so he used that, along with various other books we already owned. You can choose how involved you will be with the curriculum. As a guide, or whole hog Good for those of us who lack the creativity to even come up with a starting point. - Jada


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