Math Lessons for a Living Education Level 1
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In Book 1, Charlie and Charlotte visit their grandparents farm and learn numbers, shapes, place value, adding and subtracting. Along the way, the children also learn about gardening, baby farm animals, nature, family and love. In the first 30 lessons children will learn about numbers 09, place value, rectangles, circles, addition, subtraction, skip counting with 2, 5, and 10, telling time with minutes and hours, and more. The last 6 lessons of the book are review.
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What is a living education? Living education is the reallife application of the things you learn. When this approach is applied to math, it is not taught in a vacuum; rather, mathematical concepts are integrated into everyday situations. This is the Charlotte Mason approach to education, and Angela ODell, author of this curriculum, has captured the spirit of the methodology in this easytouse series. Math is taught through the adventures of a brother and sister, Charlie and Charlotte, and their family. Books are designed to be consumable but are not reproducible, and answer keys are downloadable with the link provided in each book. Levels are designed to be oneyear courses and each has 36 lessons. Books feature a suggested daily schedule at the beginning with a grid for completion and grading built in. Although the books are titled as "levels," the levels are loosely based on grade. Even if you havent used the earlier levels of this series, you can jump in at an appropriate skill level/topical area for your child. If you are unsure about where to begin, we offer a placement test on our website.
There are no fancy manipulatives for this series  paper versions are printed in the back of each book, and youll use household or other commonlyfound items such as: contact paper, construction paper, large index cards, brass fasteners, crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue, hole punch & reinforcers, flashcard rings, plastic storage box, stickers for flashcards, pictures from old magazines, poster board, 100 counting items (your choice), 3 containers for making the Place Value Village, snacksize plastic bags, and a onequart or onegallon freezer bag. In Books 2 and 3, you will also need a onefoot ruler, indoor/outdoor thermometer, coins for money lessons, and $1 bills. Book 4 will also require poster board, a box of business size envelopes, folder for charts, small counting items, and modeling clay. To get started with this program, simply cut out the manipulatives found in the back of your book and prepare them before the first lesson. Whether using the Charlotte Mason approach or just attracted to the simplicity of the course, this series provides a solid introduction to math. Nonreproducible, over 300 perforated pgs each, sc. ~ Donna
In Book 1 (#037144) Charlie and Charlotte visit their grandparents farm and learn numbers, shapes, place value, adding and subtracting. Along the way, the children also learn about gardening, baby farm animals, nature, family and love. In the first 30 lessons children will learn about numbers 09, place value, rectangles, circles, addition, subtraction, skip counting with 2, 5, and 10, telling time with minutes and hours, and more. The last 6 lessons of the book are review.
Book 2 (#050290) follows the adventures of Charlie and Charlotte once they have returned home from their grandparents farm. Using the same format as Book 1, Book 2 content teaches addition and subtraction (including carrying & borrowing), numbers to 100, simple fractions, word problems, skip counting, inches/feet, perimeter, dollars/cents, temperature, graphs, pounds/ounces, liquid measure, and a bit about the seasons, geography, and love of family.
In Book 3 (#051791), join Charlie, Charlotte, their baby sister Ella, and their parents as they prepare and go on a mission trip to Peru. Children will review concepts from Book 2 and learn addition and subtraction up to 4 digits, rounding to 10s, 100s, and 1000s, multiplication and division up to 10s, area of rectangles and squares, place value through millions, more measurement, solving for unknowns, greater/less than, and Roman numerals.
In Book 4 (#006285) the family travels through the United States. The twins and friends learn about landmarks, Americas heroes, and work in their garden as they review concepts from Book 3 and do further work with larger numbers, metric measurement, decimals, operations with equivalent fractions, and more. Math Fact Reviews are incorporated into the lessons so that students wont forget foundational math information.
Book 5 (#003719) reviews known concepts and teaches multiplying and dividing with 10/100/1000, 2digit divisors, division w/ remainders as fractions, factoring, common factors, greatest common factor, reducing fractions, proper & improper fractions, least common multiple, finding a common denominator, adding & subtracting fractions w/ uncommon denominators, working w/ mixed numbers, multiply fractions, dividing fractions, multiplying & dividing decimals, and counting back money.
Book 6 (#038674) continues the adventure with Charlie and Charlotte as they learn about fractions, decimals, percentages, basic geometry, maps, graphs, charts, units of measure, averaging, rounding, Roman Numerals (only 22 lessons at this level).
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Show MoreIn Book 1, Charlie and Charlotte visit their grandparents farm and learn numbers, shapes, place value, adding and subtracting. Along the way, the children also learn about gardening, baby farm animals, nature, family and love. In the first 30 lessons children will learn about numbers 09, place value, rectangles, circles, addition, subtraction, skip counting with 2, 5, and 10, telling time with minutes and hours, and more. The last 6 lessons of the book are review.
Category Description for Math Lessons for a Living Education
Show MoreWhat is a living education? Living education is the reallife application of the things you learn. When this approach is applied to math, it is not taught in a vacuum; rather, mathematical concepts are integrated into everyday situations. This is the Charlotte Mason approach to education, and Angela ODell, author of this curriculum, has captured the spirit of the methodology in this easytouse series. Math is taught through the adventures of a brother and sister, Charlie and Charlotte, and their family. Books are designed to be consumable but are not reproducible, and answer keys are downloadable with the link provided in each book. Levels are designed to be oneyear courses and each has 36 lessons. Books feature a suggested daily schedule at the beginning with a grid for completion and grading built in. Although the books are titled as "levels," the levels are loosely based on grade. Even if you havent used the earlier levels of this series, you can jump in at an appropriate skill level/topical area for your child. If you are unsure about where to begin, we offer a placement test on our website.
There are no fancy manipulatives for this series  paper versions are printed in the back of each book, and youll use household or other commonlyfound items such as: contact paper, construction paper, large index cards, brass fasteners, crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue, hole punch & reinforcers, flashcard rings, plastic storage box, stickers for flashcards, pictures from old magazines, poster board, 100 counting items (your choice), 3 containers for making the Place Value Village, snacksize plastic bags, and a onequart or onegallon freezer bag. In Books 2 and 3, you will also need a onefoot ruler, indoor/outdoor thermometer, coins for money lessons, and $1 bills. Book 4 will also require poster board, a box of business size envelopes, folder for charts, small counting items, and modeling clay. To get started with this program, simply cut out the manipulatives found in the back of your book and prepare them before the first lesson. Whether using the Charlotte Mason approach or just attracted to the simplicity of the course, this series provides a solid introduction to math. Nonreproducible, over 300 perforated pgs each, sc. ~ Donna
In Book 1 (#037144) Charlie and Charlotte visit their grandparents farm and learn numbers, shapes, place value, adding and subtracting. Along the way, the children also learn about gardening, baby farm animals, nature, family and love. In the first 30 lessons children will learn about numbers 09, place value, rectangles, circles, addition, subtraction, skip counting with 2, 5, and 10, telling time with minutes and hours, and more. The last 6 lessons of the book are review.
Book 2 (#050290) follows the adventures of Charlie and Charlotte once they have returned home from their grandparents farm. Using the same format as Book 1, Book 2 content teaches addition and subtraction (including carrying & borrowing), numbers to 100, simple fractions, word problems, skip counting, inches/feet, perimeter, dollars/cents, temperature, graphs, pounds/ounces, liquid measure, and a bit about the seasons, geography, and love of family.
In Book 3 (#051791), join Charlie, Charlotte, their baby sister Ella, and their parents as they prepare and go on a mission trip to Peru. Children will review concepts from Book 2 and learn addition and subtraction up to 4 digits, rounding to 10s, 100s, and 1000s, multiplication and division up to 10s, area of rectangles and squares, place value through millions, more measurement, solving for unknowns, greater/less than, and Roman numerals.
In Book 4 (#006285) the family travels through the United States. The twins and friends learn about landmarks, Americas heroes, and work in their garden as they review concepts from Book 3 and do further work with larger numbers, metric measurement, decimals, operations with equivalent fractions, and more. Math Fact Reviews are incorporated into the lessons so that students wont forget foundational math information.
Book 5 (#003719) reviews known concepts and teaches multiplying and dividing with 10/100/1000, 2digit divisors, division w/ remainders as fractions, factoring, common factors, greatest common factor, reducing fractions, proper & improper fractions, least common multiple, finding a common denominator, adding & subtracting fractions w/ uncommon denominators, working w/ mixed numbers, multiply fractions, dividing fractions, multiplying & dividing decimals, and counting back money.
Book 6 (#038674) continues the adventure with Charlie and Charlotte as they learn about fractions, decimals, percentages, basic geometry, maps, graphs, charts, units of measure, averaging, rounding, Roman Numerals (only 22 lessons at this level).

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4.8 / 5.05 Reviews5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Star41000I used this math program for my second grade daughter I could tell the other workbooks we had used just didn't "click" and knew that she was probably behind for her age This was just what she needed! It was interesting enough to hold her attention plus repetitive enough for me to feel like she was understanding a concept while still making progress I also appreciate that they aren't labeled by grade level I'm looking forward to using the next book in the series Was this review helpful? Yes (8) No (0)
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We love It!The story going along with learning math is fantastic! It makes it much easier to get my son interested in learning. He has come so far already! I can't wait to keep going... Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Good productI really like this workbook. We have worked through a few weeks so far. My daughter (5yo) likes that the lessons are short and she likes the story and pictures that go along with it! So far, it's been somewhat of a review for her but that's not a bad thing. We actually have been doing a few days worth at a time since it is mostly a review. I am looking forward to getting into stuff my daughter does not know yet. I also have b/g twins I will use this with when they get older, hopefully they will like that the story is about twins! Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Do not include HTML, links, references to other stores, pricing or contact info.My question is about:If your question is about more than one item, click + to add them.Browse 6 questions Browse 6 questions and 71 answersWhy did you choose this?Rainbow Resource Center StoreMy six year old is struggling with math. She loves when I read to her. My hope is for her to love math!Melissa G on Sep 13, 2017friends told me it was goodStephanie L on Aug 31, 2017I approve of this math course as it teaches in the Charlotte Mason method of education. It connects mathematics to real life situations which in turn helps children to see math as a part of their everyday life not an isolated subject that they can't fathom why they need to learn this or how is this brain draining work going to help me. It makes math enjoyable not a subject to dread.Cynthia W on Aug 25, 2017my son loves farming. the story looks cute.kerry k on Aug 18, 2017I am switching math curriculum for our homeschool and love the Charlotte Mason philosophy.Christine M on Aug 14, 2017Used before and appreciate the simplicityElyse M on Jul 3, 2017Seems to have math lessons with story. Also includes more than most. A mix of Life of Fred, Math u see, Etc.Jessica R on Jun 14, 2017I have read good reviews about this book and I like that it is presented in a story format which I'm hoping will show real world application of the math skills being taught.Sarah G on Apr 13, 2017Math Lessons for a Living Education seems to be a good, gentle start for my preschooler who is good with numbers. I believe she will like the stories.Stephanie B on Mar 23, 2017It sounds interesting for my Kindergartener.Nicholette T on Nov 6, 2016This curriculum is truly a gift. It teaches everyday, functional math using a fun storyline. My daughter now LOVES doing math every day. And I love that everything is included in one book...there is no flipping back and forth between a teacher's guide and a student book. The week's worksheets are included after each story/lesson so it does not require you to use an additional notebook. And the price is very affordable!!Amanda W on Sep 14, 2016I like the story format and the flexibilty.Greta H on Aug 17, 2016My son is so hand's on, so I thought he would really love hands on math, but he gets frustrated as he wants to build & be inventive with the manipulatives. However, when he is in "learning" mode, he simply soaks up stories and being read to. He also really likes every day math, so it dawned on me that he should have story based math. I think using our handson program in conjunction with storybased math will be just the key for him. I'm going to see if he does better with this or Life of Fred.User on Jul 21, 2016Charlotte Mason StyleKerry D on Mar 22, 2016My six year old is struggling with math. She loves when I read to her. My hope is for her to love math!Melissa G on Sep 13, 2017We have tried several popular (and not so popular) math curriculums and haven't found a great fit yet. I love the concept and I have real high hopes after reading reviews on another bloggers site. Crossing my fingers!Kandi L on Sep 2, 2017friends told me it was goodStephanie L on Aug 31, 2017Charlotte Mason approach to math.Casandra B on Aug 25, 2017I approve of this math course as it teaches in the Charlotte Mason method of education. It connects mathematics to real life situations which in turn helps children to see math as a part of their everyday life not an isolated subject that they can't fathom why they need to learn this or how is this brain draining work going to help me. It makes math enjoyable not a subject to dread.Cynthia W on Aug 25, 2017friend's recommendation, and looked good for my son.Julianne D on Aug 23, 2017my son loves farming. the story looks cute.kerry k on Aug 18, 2017This seemed like it would appeal to my very creative thinking childSarah D on Aug 16, 2017I am switching math curriculum for our homeschool and love the Charlotte Mason philosophy.Christine M on Aug 14, 2017I want to incorporate as many CM philosophy into my school as possible.Brooke M on Aug 10, 2017Used before and appreciate the simplicityElyse M on Jul 3, 2017I heard a lot about this product and wanted to try it for my son.Tanya E on Jun 27, 2017Seems to have math lessons with story. Also includes more than most. A mix of Life of Fred, Math u see, Etc.Jessica R on Jun 14, 2017they look interestingKami R on Apr 26, 2017I have read good reviews about this book and I like that it is presented in a story format which I'm hoping will show real world application of the math skills being taught.Sarah G on Apr 13, 2017Math U See hasn't been working well for my son and I wanted to try something else that was still affordable.Yancy Y on Mar 26, 2017Math Lessons for a Living Education seems to be a good, gentle start for my preschooler who is good with numbers. I believe she will like the stories.Stephanie B on Mar 23, 2017I want to read through the book before deciding 100% so I bought it to read and will sell it if I don't like it.Laura K on Mar 23, 2017It sounds interesting for my Kindergartener.Nicholette T on Nov 6, 2016trying this outJamie L on Sep 21, 2016This curriculum is truly a gift. It teaches everyday, functional math using a fun storyline. My daughter now LOVES doing math every day. And I love that everything is included in one book...there is no flipping back and forth between a teacher's guide and a student book. The week's worksheets are included after each story/lesson so it does not require you to use an additional notebook. And the price is very affordable!!Amanda W on Sep 14, 2016I used the 2nd grade book with my daughter and liked it.Anna D on Aug 22, 2016I like the story format and the flexibilty.Greta H on Aug 17, 2016I love the Charlotte Mason method for math. My daughter attends a charter school, but I use this during vacations to supplement. She loves it!Amanda D on Aug 13, 2016My son is so hand's on, so I thought he would really love hands on math, but he gets frustrated as he wants to build & be inventive with the manipulatives. However, when he is in "learning" mode, he simply soaks up stories and being read to. He also really likes every day math, so it dawned on me that he should have story based math. I think using our handson program in conjunction with storybased math will be just the key for him. I'm going to see if he does better with this or Life of Fred.User on Jul 21, 2016To help my daughter, who has dyscalculiaSusan W on Apr 21, 2016Charlotte Mason StyleKerry D on Mar 22, 2016We have tried several popular (and not so popular) math curriculums and haven't found a great fit yet. I love the concept and I have real high hopes after reading reviews on another bloggers site. Crossing my fingers!Kandi L on Sep 2, 2017Charlotte Mason approach to math.Casandra B on Aug 25, 2017friend's recommendation, and looked good for my son.Julianne D on Aug 23, 2017This seemed like it would appeal to my very creative thinking childSarah D on Aug 16, 2017I want to incorporate as many CM philosophy into my school as possible.Brooke M on Aug 10, 2017I heard a lot about this product and wanted to try it for my son.Tanya E on Jun 27, 2017they look interestingKami R on Apr 26, 2017Math U See hasn't been working well for my son and I wanted to try something else that was still affordable.Yancy Y on Mar 26, 2017I want to read through the book before deciding 100% so I bought it to read and will sell it if I don't like it.Laura K on Mar 23, 2017trying this outJamie L on Sep 21, 2016I used the 2nd grade book with my daughter and liked it.Anna D on Aug 22, 2016I love the Charlotte Mason method for math. My daughter attends a charter school, but I use this during vacations to supplement. She loves it!Amanda D on Aug 13, 2016To help my daughter, who has dyscalculiaSusan W on Apr 21, 2016Can this be used alone or will I need to supplement?A shopper on Mar 10, 2017BEST ANSWER: It really depends on the student. We love the series because it incorporates family values, Christianity, and social studies to show how math is used in everyone's daily life. The book covers math concepts well but if a child needs extra practice you may need to supplement. An example would be with time, money or addition, if they need extra review it would be easy to supplement. The books do a great job of reviewing mastered concepts in future lessons.
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BEST ANSWER: It really depends on the student. We love the series because it incorporates family values, Christianity, and social studies to show how math is used in everyone's daily life. The book covers math concepts well but if a child needs extra practice you may need to supplement. An example would be with time, money or addition, if they need extra review it would be easy to supplement. The books do a great job of reviewing mastered concepts in future lessons. Reply
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 Lisa M on Mar 14, 2017
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I used this book alone. My daughter loved it and benefited greatly from its gentle approach to mathematics. She also really liked following the story of the twins. The story was a hook to keep her going in math. If your child is very capable in math, you may want to supplement. I just let her work at her own pace and she seemed fine with it. I am so happy to have found this series. Reply
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 Indira T on Mar 14, 2017
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I think it really depends on the teacher's preference. Some want a light, easy, friendly introduction to math and this would fit the bill. Others, like me, want more drill. I want my children to master math facts in the younger years so that they are cemented in time for more difficult mathematics. If that is your goal, you would want to supplement with daily drills or games. Reply
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 Cherry B on Mar 22, 2017
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It can be used alone as a math curriculum  I believe that's what it is meant to be used as. I have been using this for my 5 year old and he is learning so much and doing very well. We have been using some extra worksheets for further practice on certain concepts taught in the book, but other than that it's a great program. Reply
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I have been using it alone. We're about half way through the book and I don't think it needs anything else. My son is picking up the concepts very well. Reply
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This can be used alone. It's not the best beginning math curriculum I've seen, but my daughter really enjoyed the story that was told throughout. Reply
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 Lauren S on Mar 14, 2017
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We are using it alone. It doesn't contain a large number of problems, but my son has easily learned and held onto the concepts. Reply
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It is intended as a stand alone program. I supplement some for our needs, but you may not need to. Reply
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There is no need to supplement. It is absolutely a standalone curriculum. Reply
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This is our full math curriculum. We absolutely love it!! Highly recommend Reply
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Vote for the best answer above!How long does a lesson take each day? Can i do a longer lesson once a week and just guide them through some practice the rest of the week?A shopper on Aug 9, 2017Math Lessons for a Living Education Level 1Math Lessons for a Living Education: Level 4 with Answer KeyMath Lessons for a Living Education Level 2BEST ANSWER: It's been awhile so my memory might not be 100% accurate but from what I recall the book is divided into 36 "lessons". Each lesson is divided into 5 days  so 1 lesson per week. Day 1 has a story to go along with the lesson so it might be 2/3 minutes longer than the other days  but I'd say on average you could do each days work in 1020 minutes depending on how in depth you want to go and on how easily the child picks up the material (also depending on what it is  some concepts might require more teaching than others). You could certainly do more than 1 days worth on one day a week and then do less on the other days if you wanted to. Reply
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BEST ANSWER: It's been awhile so my memory might not be 100% accurate but from what I recall the book is divided into 36 "lessons". Each lesson is divided into 5 days  so 1 lesson per week. Day 1 has a story to go along with the lesson so it might be 2/3 minutes longer than the other days  but I'd say on average you could do each days work in 1020 minutes depending on how in depth you want to go and on how easily the child picks up the material (also depending on what it is  some concepts might require more teaching than others). You could certainly do more than 1 days worth on one day a week and then do less on the other days if you wanted to. Reply
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 Chrystal M on Aug 9, 2017
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A lesson takes about 1520 minutes...sometimes shorter. My son has thanked me every day this week for switching to this curriculum!!! No more "drill and kill." =) He is enjoying math again. =) I think doing a week of lessons in one day would be too much. There is some writing of numbers and days of the week etc often...which is very easy and doable with on lesson. More than that might overwhelm them unless you skipped some. Reply
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 Misti K on Aug 9, 2017
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Almost all of the lessons are fairly short, 510 mins. Each week begins with a story and a very short assignment. Very occasionally during the week, there may be a cooking or nature opportunity, but aside from that, none of the lessons are long. If you wanted to do math longer and have it fewer days, it would be very easy to double up some of the lessons without then being too much for a lot of children. I hope that's helpful. Reply
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 User on Aug 9, 2017
I am using the first book in this series. Each lesson takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. There is a lesson that you read and 5 exercises for that lesson. So you could read the lesson on Monday and do the exercise that goes with it. Then do an exercise each day for the next 4 days. Sometimes we do more than one exercise depending on the time it takes or how my daughter has caught on. Reply
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 Gerald K on Aug 9, 2017
Each lesson is very short and can be done quickly. There are a few projects as part of the lessons that sometimes are a bit more time consuming. For example, making a place value village. However, these projects make the lessons come alive and really build on infusing math concepts with real life. It's a great book. We love the whole series! Reply
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 Ray H on Aug 9, 2017
The lessons are pretty quick and it depends on if there is an accompanying story for that day. You can make it as long or as short as you 'd like! Remember curriculum is a tool for you to use as you like, no need to follow it exactly. You are in control of the curriculum, it is not in control of you! :) Reply
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 Alicia F on Aug 9, 2017
A lesson takes about 10 to 20 min. depending on the interest and ability of the child. Doing one lesson a week in my opinion will not allow for the student to grasp concepts or finish the book in a year. But you could very well use the book in the way your question states. Reply
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 mommalen on Aug 9, 2017
So far, I have only purchased Level 1. The lessons do not take longer than half an hour. Depending on if there was a story to read (which goes along with the lesson) you can guide them through some practice for most days. Hope that helps! Reply
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 Erica O on Aug 9, 2017
It only takes about 20 minutes for each lesson. But, some lessons only about 5 minutes. You can make the lessons as long as you'd like by adding more practice. My kids love the short lessons! Reply
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 Jennifer J on Aug 9, 2017
 Purchased on Mar 8, 2017
Each lesson can be done within 30 minutes. I would think that one longer lesson each week with the practice work would be just fine with this curriculum. Reply
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 Tiffany K on Aug 9, 2017
 Purchased on Feb 12, 2016
Vote for the best answer above!Is this secular?A shopper on May 10, 2017BEST ANSWER: There are a few references to God in this book. When learning to count by 2's they learn the story of Noah's Ark. There is a reference to God using patterns in nature and also one about God being the "Alpha and Omega". Other than those few, small references, there is not any other Christian comments in this book. Reply
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 Gerald K on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There are a few references to God in this book. When learning to count by 2's they learn the story of Noah's Ark. There is a reference to God using patterns in nature and also one about God being the "Alpha and Omega". Other than those few, small references, there is not any other Christian comments in this book. Reply
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 Gerald K on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 19, 2015
No it is not. The story line is children who are staying with their grandparents while their parents are serving a mission trip in South america. The book frequently references prayer, creation, and uses the bible story, Noah's Ark, to teach counting by 2's. For us it has been a good cirriculum. Reply
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 Jacquelynn M on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 27, 2016
I don't remember if it was Christian or not but it is very wholesome and an excellent way for little ones to learn math. I love Christian curriculum and I thought this was so well done I plan on using it for all my kids all the way through as far as it will take them! Reply
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 Amanda S on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Jul 25, 2015
Yes. It doesn't talk about God or anything religious. Just a couple of kids on the farm with their grandparents learning about the world around them. Reply
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 Mary C on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Jun 25, 2016
No, this is a Christian based curriculum. For example the use the story of Noah when teaching to count by twos. Reply
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 Melissa P on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 19, 2016
No. The family in the book is Christian, and the story of the flood is used in one lesson. Reply
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 User on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Jul 21, 2016
No, it is from a Christian perspective and includes Bible stories. Reply
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 Krista J P on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 26, 2016
No, there are many references to the Bible, prayer and God. Reply
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 Lisa M on May 10, 2017
 Purchased on Jul 2, 2016
No, this is written from a Christian worldview. Reply
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 Carmen J on May 11, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 15, 2016
Vote for the best answer above!I just need to know if this book has religious content? I want this series regardless but I need the information.A shopper on Mar 3, 2016Math Lessons for a Living Education Level 1Math Lessons fr Living Educatn:Bk 5 w/Ans KeyMath Lessons for a Living Education Level 2Math Lessons for a Living Education: Book 3 (with answer key)BEST ANSWER: This series is an ongoing story of a Christian family. It does not focus on religion. For example, in one lesson that is teaching about money, the children are saving money to send to orphans in another country. There is not a lot of religious content. We have only done Book 1 and 2. We really enjoy the short lessons that teach math as it applies to everyday life! Reply
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 Karen S on Mar 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This series is an ongoing story of a Christian family. It does not focus on religion. For example, in one lesson that is teaching about money, the children are saving money to send to orphans in another country. There is not a lot of religious content. We have only done Book 1 and 2. We really enjoy the short lessons that teach math as it applies to everyday life! Reply
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 Karen S on Mar 3, 2016
It does revolve around a Christian family. I know that the children stay with their grandparents for a while in one book; in the one we're in now, the family went to South America to visit their sponsored children, who are orphans, and to help remodel the orphanage and help them in other ways. Just fyi, my children really love this series! :) Reply
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 Rosalee M on Mar 4, 2016
The beginning of each lesson is a continuing story of a Christian family and their missionary work in Peru. The family of five are all traveling to Peru to help at an orphanage. They talk about praying, bible studies, God, and Jesus. So to answer your question...Yes. Reply
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 User on Mar 3, 2016
NOt really a religious content, but they do mention how God made things and people. We enjoy these books, and I like the content. It's a nice story and a different way to teach math. Reply
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 Mary P on Mar 3, 2016
In the stories before each lesson things like Christmas and the baby Jesus are mentioned. But it is it not full of religious stuff. It adds it in here or there. Reply
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 Rebeka H on Mar 3, 2016
It does have religious references. We are only half way thru the first book but so far, it has been easy enough to skip over. Reply
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 Robyn M on Mar 3, 2016
 Purchased on Jan 29, 2016
Yes, it does! In this particular book the twins are traveling to Peru, where their parents are helping the orphanage. Reply
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 Ekaterina M on Mar 3, 2016
Book 2 does have some religious content. I do not have Book 1 so I can't say for sure. Reply
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 Tiffany K on Mar 3, 2016
Vote for the best answer above!Are the worksheets reproducible?Tabitha C on Jan 22, 2017BEST ANSWER: The title page says no. "Please do not copy or store any part of this book without express, written permission from the author. All content is covered by copyright laws." Reply
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 Susan W on Jan 22, 2017
 Purchased on Apr 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The title page says no. "Please do not copy or store any part of this book without express, written permission from the author. All content is covered by copyright laws." Reply
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 Susan W on Jan 22, 2017
 Purchased on Apr 21, 2016
No, it is a copyrighted consumable workbook. Reply
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 Julie R on Jan 22, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 19, 2016
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