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Saxon Math 1, Home Study Kit

The Math One Home Study Kit teaches children to skip count by one's, two's, five's and tens, identify ordinal position to tenth, master all basic addition and subtraction facts, measure using inches, feet, and centimeters. Also teaches how to add quarters, draw polygons, and observe information from real graphs, pictographs, and bar graphs.
This Kit Includes:

  • Teacher's Manual, 730 pages, spiral-bound 
  • Student's Meeting Book 
  • 2 Student Workbooks/Fact Cards

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Saxon Mathematics Homeschool Manipulatives Kit

The key to math success for your irrepressible hands-on learners! Designed to complement Saxon Math programs for grades K to 3, this home study kit includes a set of 55 dominoes, 100 "color tiles," 2 geoboards with rubber bands, 2 plastic clocks, assorted tangrams and colorful plastic shapes, 2 standard rulers, a student balance, teddy bear counters, and more. From ETA Cuisenaire.

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Math Grade 1 Homeschool Kit, 3rd Edition

Math 1 utilizes the concept approach, making a thorough understanding of math the primary goal of each lesson. Problem solving skills, early exposure to calculator technology, systematic learning and review, Christian principles and enjoyable lessons create apt learning conditions for student and teacher. This kit includes the teacher's guide, tests, test answer key, student workbook, review book, and student manipulatives.

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Horizons Math, Grade 1, Complete Set

No more hours of boring, endless repetition - your kids will actually thank you for this interactive math curriculum! Each level has two student workbooks, but the teacher handbook is the main component of the program. All instruction is provided through one-on-one teacher instruction, which is the biggest difference between Horizons and the self-guided Lifepacs.

Another big focus in Horizons is hands-on learning using a variety of manipulatives, which can mostly be found around the house: pencils, pipe cleaners, play or real money, thread, a timer, clock, yardstick, etc.

Novice home-educators should not be intimidated by the amount of teacher involvement as it is carefully layed out in the beginning of each year's teacher handbook. The teacher handbook also provides a variety of teaching suggestions and supplemental activities for additional practice.

The concepts covered in Horizons 1 include:

  • Counting by 2's, 5's, 10's
  • Ordinal and Cardinal Numbers
  • Addition Facts
  • Place Value

This means that a solid foundation in number recognition and other kindergarten concepts is imperative.

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Lifepac Math, Grade 1, Complete Set

Grade 1 workbooks include the following concepts: (1)number order, add/subtract to 9 (2)add/subtract to 10, shapes (3)fractions, time, symbols "equals" and "does not equal" (4)add to 18, money, measurement (5)column addition, estimation, charts (6)number words to 99, two-digit addition, symbols (7)count to 200, subtract to 12, graphs (8)add/subtract to 18, operation signs (9)sensible answers, two-digit addition and subtraction (10)review

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MCP Mathematics Level A, Grade 1, 2005 Edition, Homeschool Kit

Targeted especially towards students who struggle with their core math program, Modern Curriculum Press Ma thematicsuses a traditional drill and practice format with a predictable, easy-to-use lesson format that's flexible and adaptable to your schedule and needs. Reinforcing basic math skills, extensive practice will help students learn and retain new concepts while preparing a wide range of ability levels for success on standardized tests. Level A covers numbers 0-10, addition and subtraction facts (in stages) up to 2-digit problems; place value through 200; money and time; geometry; measurement; fractions and graphing. 298 two-tone indexed pages, softcover. Level A. 

The teacher's guide includes reduced student pages which have the correct answers overlaid in blue ink; the margins feature the lesson and teacher instructions. Student page numbers are referenced; objectives, the materials needed, warm-up questions, and a lesson that includes instruction, practice, and assessments is provided. Enrichment and notes on common errors help teachers teach students of mixed abilities. 331 pages, spiralbound, softcover. 

This kit includes: 

  • MCP Math Level A / Grade 1 Student Workbook, 2005 Edition, 298 two-tone indexed pages, softcover. 
  • MCP Math Level A / Grade 1 Teacher's Guide, 2005 Edition, 331 pages, spiralbound, softcover.

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Making Math Meaningful, Level 1

In this series your children will: learn to reason, learn the math facts, learn to solve word problems, really understand math ideas, and finally have fun doing math. Making Math Meaningful is perfect for all learning styles. There are activities using manipulatives for kinesthetic learners, activities using natural conversations for auditory learners, and activities using pictures for visual learners. The lesson plans are clear and easy to use. The student book is a workbook. The pages are not reproducible. 

This set includes the Student Book and the Teacher's Guide. Grade 1 covers comparison sentences, order sentences, equalizing sentences, and addition and subtraction sentences.

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Math For All Seasons: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles (Scholastic Bookshelf)

Let the Scholastic bookshelf be your guide through the whole range of your child's reading experience--laugh with them, learn with them, read with them!
Category: Math Skills

Your challenge is to find the sum
Without counting one by one
Why not count? It's much too slow --
Adding is the way to go!
Make clever groups before you start --
Then add them in a way that's smart!
MATH FOR ALL SEASONS will challenge every kid -- and every parent -- to open their minds and solve problems in new and unexpected ways. By looking for patterns, symmetries, and familiar number combinations within eye-catching pictures, math will become easier, quicker, and more fun than anyone could have imagined!

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Math-U-See Epsilon Universal Set

Math-U-See is a complete, skill-based, multi-sensory mastery curriculum for grades K-12. Designed to teach students specific skills in a definite, logical sequence, this systematic and cumulative approach will help students learn how to solve math problems and discover why they're solved in such a way. 

The Math-U-See system features step-by-step procedures for introducing, reviewing, practicing, and mastering concepts. Teachers watch the video lesson to learn the new concept and how to demonstrate it; they then present the new concept to the student using the build-write-say model; finally, students practice the new concept using lesson practice problems from the student workbook. Student-paced, teachers are given clear guidelines for determining when students have achieved mastery and are ready to move to the next lesson or level.

This Epsilon Universal Set includes everything you need for the Epsilon level, including the Instruction Manual, Instruction DVD, Student Workbook, Tests Booklet, Fraction Overlays, and 12 months of access to the Epsilon Digital Pack. The Epsilon level teaches fractions in an intuitive way with visual explanations of equivalent fractions, common denominators, and fractions and numbers larger than 1. Students will also understand addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions and mixed numbers.

The Fraction Overlays are colored pieces that correspond to Manipulative Blocks. Thirty-nine total pieces represent halves through sixteenths. There are vinyl pieces that represent the numerator (5 green, 2 orange, 3 pink, 4 yellow, 5 blue, and 6 purple). The clear lined overlays portray the denominator (two each of halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, sixths, and tenths and one each of eighths and sixteenths). Three reference cards and 1 wipe-off marker are also included; all items come in a cardboard packet.

The Instruction Manual features 30 lessons with detailed instructions that include illustrations of manipulatives and other visual modeling strategies. The back of the book contains line-listed answers to the student workbook and tests.

The Instructional DVD features Steve Demme teaching a classroom each lesson. Each video lesson will help teachers understand the concepts being taught, as well as how to demonstrate it (as applicable); students can also watch with the teacher if deemed helpful.

The Student Workbook contains a number of worksheets for each lesson along with systematic review pages. Extra "Application & Enrichment" activity pages provide additional lesson practice through a range of age-appropriate activities.

The Tests Booklet provides opportunities for assessment with a test for each chapter, unit tests that cover multiple chapters, and a final test. Test answers are in the Instruction Manual.

The Epsilon Digital Pack includes an Instruction Manual PDF, lesson and test solutions, streaming instruction videos, access to the Math-U-See Digital Manipulatives, and other online resources.

This Set Includes:

Instruction Manual, 232 pages, hardcover.

Instructional DVD 

Student Workbook, 434 perforated, softcover. Non-reproducible; consumable workbook. 

Test Booklet, 80 perforated, softcover. Non-reproducible; consumable resource. 

Fractions Overlay Kit with 37 pieces. 

12 months of access to Epsilon Digital Pack.

Digital Pack System Requirements:

  • High-Speed Internet Connection 
  • Safari/Chrome with Javascript enabled in browser

DVD Requirements: DVDs can be played on DVD player or computer; however, Windows 10 users will need to download a separate video player.

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Pre Math-It

Pre Math-it is a precise and witty method of learning math by using the Elmer Brooks' established method. Pre Math-it is FUN Pre Math-it means grasping MATH quickly. Pre Math-it uses dominoes in learning Pre Math-it allows the students to gain a "mindset" for achievement and is a must for beginners. Pre Math-it offers a fresh and creative approach to basic computation. Pre Math-it is unique and comes with 56 dominoes, game board, and instruction book. (We highly recommend this program as a supplement to any math curriculum. HSAdvisor.com)

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Basic Math-It

Turn your kids' "math time" frowns into great big smiles of success! When you incorporate the games of "Addit," "Timzit," and "Dubblit" into your daily teaching routine, you'll soon see remarkable improvements in your 7- to 12-year-olds' mastery of times tables, mental math rules and shortcuts, confidence, and problem-solving skills. Kit includes one audiocassette, teacher's guide, student exercise book, and components for all three games. From Weimar Institute. (We highly recommend this program as a supplement to any math curriculum. HSAdvisor.com)

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