Saxon Math 8/7 3ED Homeschool KIT
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This Homeschool Kit contains a nonconsumable student edition textbook, consumable tests and worksheets for one student and a solutions manual. All three components are softbound. The Student Edition Text uses a twocolor page layout. Tests and Worksheets include a significant amount of fact drill practice, course tests as well as various forms for recording student progress. The Solutions Manual contains solutions to all problems in the text and tests.
Teaching covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.
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Math 8/7 introduces new concepts your child will need for upperlevel algebra and geometry. After every 10th lesson there is an Investigation an extensive examination of a specific math topic, discussed at length to ensure understanding. Includes: Student Text (120 lessons, 960 perforated pages, softcover), Tests and Worksheets Book (240 perforated pages, threering punched, softcover), Solutions Manual (384 perforated pages, softcover).
Category Description for Saxon Math 8/7 (3rd Ed.)
Covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.
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It sounds as though Math 87 would be a good course for your child.
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There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
Personally, I would be afraid my child may be lost beginning 8/7 without completing and mastering 7/6, which could result in frustration and then having to 'back track.' I know each child moves at a different pace, but I do not think you will be disappointed if you stay on course and move forward in Saxon order.
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There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
Personally, I would be afraid my child may be lost beginning 8/7 without completing and mastering 7/6, which could result in frustration and then having to 'back track.' I know each child moves at a different pace, but I do not think you will be disappointed if you stay on course and move forward in Saxon order.
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This Homeschool Kit contains a nonconsumable student edition textbook, consumable tests and worksheets for one student and a solutions manual. All three components are softbound. The Student Edition Text uses a twocolor page layout. Tests and Worksheets include a significant amount of fact drill practice, course tests as well as various forms for recording student progress. The Solutions Manual contains solutions to all problems in the text and tests.
Teaching covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.
Publisher Description
Math 8/7 introduces new concepts your child will need for upperlevel algebra and geometry. After every 10th lesson there is an Investigation an extensive examination of a specific math topic, discussed at length to ensure understanding. Includes: Student Text (120 lessons, 960 perforated pages, softcover), Tests and Worksheets Book (240 perforated pages, threering punched, softcover), Solutions Manual (384 perforated pages, softcover).
Category Description for Saxon Math 8/7 (3rd Ed.)
Covers fractions, decimals, percents, geometry, area, volume, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, signed numbers, algebraic terms, 2step equations and inequalities, slope, graphing, the Pythagorean Theorem.

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4.7 / 5.016 Reviews5 Stars4 Stars3 Stars2 Stars1 Stars141001Zero Stars should be allowedThere is almost NO NEW MATERIAL in Saxon 8/7 as compared to 7/6. Before we purchased Saxon 8/7, my 6th grader used Saxon 7/6 for half of a year, and found it incredibly slow and boring. The needless repetition kills curious learning minds. We didn't even do any Mixed Practice but just focues on "Lesson Practice" which is supposed to be new material, but my son already knew 8090% of the book contents from 4th grade level Math In Focus curriculum (I highly recommend this curriculum originating from Singapore). I went ahead and bought 8/7 thinking that maybe my son just needed to advance a year, in the Saxon content, but I was wrong. The Saxon material is severely below level and I found that 8/7 is almost a full repeat of content in 7/6 . It's possible the last 25% of the book has new material because I haven't gone through that yet page by page, but I already led my son through 75% of the book in 2 hours and he already knew the concepts either from Saxon 7/6 or from Math in Focus for 4th grade. If Americans use Saxon, the USA will remain behind other countries in producing future leaders in STEM areas. Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Response from Rainbow Resource CenterRegarding the 75% repetition in 8/6 in comparison to 7/6, you are correct. The Saxon program is founded on review and repetition, being a spiral program, with a focus on constant repetition so that math becomes innate. In this particular volume, that equates to the 75% review and 25% new material at the end of the book. We highly recommend any student taking the specific curriculum's placement tests prior to starting a new program (or switching from another). That ensures that students are starting on the correct level; curricula can vary significantly from one to another. Our link for that is here: https://www.rainbowresource.com/searchspring.php?q=math+placement+testApril 30, 2018Ruth TAwesome math.I use it for my almost 7th grader. It does a great review of reviewing past concepts while introducing new ones. It allows the kids to remember the math they have learned as they learn new concepts. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Excellent Math curriculumMy daughter has tried several math curriculums, and this is by far the best! The worksheets have proven to improve her skills. Lastly, the lesson instruction with examples are very easy to understand. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Saxon 7/8 Homeschool a WinnerVery happy with this purchase. Saxon has tailored these books to easily be used in a homeschool setting. These books are the new 3rd edition, but with some layout tweaks that make them more user friendly. Solutions manual is super. Price is very reasonable. Highly satisfied with my purchase. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Love Saxon mathThis is a well thought out Wonderful math book. Love the constant review. So far it is great! Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Progressive SkillBuildingWith the regular review of previous skills, it keeps them fresh. This also makes sure that there is a strong foundation for new material. Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Easy to use and great built in reviewI like the ease of use and the spiral review. Altogether the lessons don't take long and builds on itself at a good pace. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Easy to useLove how easy Saxon Math is to use. I like how it is set up in a way that they are always reviewing previous work so the kids don't forget. Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Great!Very easy to use. We used the level assessment first to make sure we were on the right level and this seems to be perfect. The only thing I would change is the warmups. They are the same for each day. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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Awesome!So very pleased! I've been homeschooling for 6 years now and Math has proven to be very difficult. I have 2 children in different grades and they learn very differently. But Saxxon Math has made all the stress and intimidation go away! My children are able to set down almost on their own and do the work. It's amazing! I will be returning to Rainbow Resource for our future curricula needs. Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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Good material but I wish it was hardbackThe content is very easy to go along with and the instructions are very thorough. Was this review helpful? Yes (0) No (0)
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We have been using Saxon Math for the past year My sixth grade daughter placed into 7/6 at the start of our homeschooling adventure and she was very successful 8/7 was the next logical choice but I did consider some of the newer "hightech" options for math but then decided "if it isn't broke don't fix it" We went with Saxon 8/7 and could not be more pleased with the decision No its not the latest and greatest computerized curriculum but it is a solid math curriculum for arithmetic and prealgebra The setup is the same as the previous years with facts practice mental math and problem solving before each lesson The lessons are detailed and full of examples and lesson practice allows the student to try their hand at a variety of problems specific to the lesson Mixed review offers additional problems from the current lesson as well as previous lessons When problems come from previous lessons they are clearly marked which lesson they came from With the kit comes the Student text Facts practice and test book and the Solutions manual Whether you are new to Saxon or an experienced Saxon user this is the set for you! Was this review helpful? Yes (5) No (0)
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1 out of 5 stars: My kids are currently using Saxon 7/6 (7th grader) and 8/7 (8th grader) I pulled them out of our public middle school because I wasn't satisfied My city is definately a year behind our suburban neighbors Saxon does have alot of review problems (called "mixed practice" from previous lessons) but my biggest issue with Saxon is that there are not enough practice lesson problems for the lesson you are learning My kids were gettting frustrated because they never really felt that they were mastering a new skill before having to practice problems from previous lessons Also there is no organization in Saxon There are no chapters It skips around quite a bit My kids were expected to use knowledge of something on a lesson and became frustrated because they hadn't yet been taught that skill and then it ended up being taught 5 lessons later I'm so fed up with Saxon Maybe it would be fine if I had been homeschooling all along and started early on with Saxon but for us there were too many gaps We are in the process of switching our math curriculum (and also our grammar since we have been using Hake grammar and have the same issues) I will have to play "catch up" and try to teach 2 years worth of math in less than a year so that my kids won't be behind when they go to charter school for high school I was so excited to start using Saxon and Hake and those are the only 2 curriculums that I am disappointed with Was this review helpful? Yes (2) No (9)
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We just opened our Rainbow Resource order box My daughter pulled out her Saxon 8/7 math book and has already started working She is able to work through it all on her own It is only August 3rdwe were not planning on starting school until September! My daughter used Saxon Math at her previous private school It is so nice to be able to order the homeschool version and have her jump right in where she left off Thank you for a wonderful item we are very pleased! Was this review helpful? Yes (1) No (0)
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My now 13 year old daughter has had a very bad relationship with math throughout her life We have tried so many programs (a new one every year) but she just could not seem to retain even the simple things This past year for 7th grade we gave Saxon 87 a try I am so impressed with how well she is now doing She doesn't cry when we sit down to math now and those things that she couldn't master before have become a little enjoyable for her Depending on your child's math "ability" it may not require teacher prep If your child is like my dd it still only takes minimal preparation which is awesome when you have three or more that you homeschool simultaneously It isn't very expensive compared to other programs but Rainbow Resource has great discounted prices which makes it even better Was this review helpful? Yes (8) No (0)
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I tried a number of math programs with my daughter beginning in second grade when I began homeschooling her She despised math at that point and did so until we found Saxon Now math is her favorite subject The program is clearly written and because it only introduces a small piece of a concept in each lesson (so that there is time to master that piece before adding another) it allows mastery of the concept without any struggle I particularly appreciate how the answer book doesn't just give the answer but shows how it was solved This is extremely helpful for homeschoolers My daughter is 11 and we just ordered our fourth Saxon book (8/7) I appreciate the discounted cost Rainbow Resource offers for this program It's worth every penny Was this review helpful? Yes (2) No (0)
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I am building a tutoring business and need to take a quick refresher course in math.Kathleen on Apr 5, 2018I used Saxon math successfully homeschooling my four children and now use it tutoring my grandchildren and other advanced homeschoolers. Your website offered the best price...what more can I say? :)Liz G on Mar 28, 2018Saxon Math has great reviews for the spiral approach student. I think my (7th grader ) will excel using this type of program as well.LaTonya G on Mar 14, 2018For use with Mother of Divine Grace curriculumErin S on Mar 7, 2018Saxon works for our familyKirstine C on Mar 5, 2018Really like how they review plus how well explain each lessonBonnie K on Feb 21, 2018i picked this math kit because homeschool parents are rating it as an excellent math curriculum. so im giving it a try for my daughterMinerva P on Feb 15, 2018It was the best fit for my son.Wendy H on Jan 12, 2018We've been homeschooling our kids with Saxon math from PreK, and will use this curriculum to Calculus.Seirah C on Jan 10, 2018School.Maria S on Dec 18, 2017Granddaughter advancementCarl W M on Nov 19, 2017My son just completed Saxon 76 so this is the next logical book. It will provide great review, I believe, and keep him moving forward toward Algebra.Jeanne H on Oct 23, 2017This is my 3rd year using Saxon for homeschooling and I really like it.Rebecca M on Oct 8, 2017great price.ken b on Sep 16, 2017My student needed an easier text so 8/7 was easier than going straight to Algebra 1/2.Nicole M on Sep 13, 2017We have used Saxon from 1st grade up. I just like the way it is set up.Mary D on Aug 31, 2017Saxon Math was written by an Aerospace Engineer who became concerned that public school students were not proficient in math. His curriculum has proven itself over and over again and I'm using it because I don"t want my children to be subjects in the Department of Education's experiments in math!Kimberly R on Aug 30, 2017Because my grandaughter needs it.Leticia W on Aug 24, 2017Cheapest kit I could find. Thank youjennifer d on Aug 22, 2017Dr. Shormann (Shormann Math) lists this edition as the best preparation for Algebra 1 because it has pre algebra concepts as well as facts practice. It is the recommended prerequisite for his e learning Algebra 1 courseMaria W on Aug 19, 2017Next year's math curriculum. Good price.Kristin J on Aug 18, 2017practice over the summerPadma Priya K on Jun 12, 2018for coopReagan V on Jun 10, 2018it's the next level or my daughterNatashya G on Jun 6, 2018Remediation of high school students because of need for repetitionRoberta D on Jun 4, 2018I spoke with friends for advice. I needed a curriculum with lots of white space on the pages and not too many problems per set. I also wanted to ensure my child would be on track for AP Calc as a senior.Suzanne H on Jun 2, 2018need new editionJeannie D on May 18, 2018This is our second year in the Saxon Math program and it has worked well.Leslee P on May 10, 2018HomeschoolingAaron F on Apr 29, 2018I homeschooled all 4 of my children through high school. I am building a tutoring business and need to take a quick refresher course in math.Kathleen on Apr 5, 2018My daughter struggles with math. I ordered Saxon Math because I was also able to order the DIVE CD in hopes the video lessons will help her with the math lessons.Todd S on Mar 29, 2018I used Saxon math successfully homeschooling my four children and now use it tutoring my grandchildren and other advanced homeschoolers. Your website offered the best price...what more can I say? :)Liz G on Mar 28, 2018Excellent math choice for 7th graders. The math teaches to reinforce concepts and prepare the kids for prealgrebra and algebra later on.Lily K on Mar 22, 2018Saxon Math has great reviews for the spiral approach student. I think my (7th grader ) will excel using this type of program as well.LaTonya G on Mar 14, 2018I have homeschooled for the past seven years. We have always used Saxon Math. I love the way it continually repeats and reviews. I feel confident, as we move in to each new level, that my sons has mastered the prior concepts.Johnna S on Mar 10, 2018For use with Mother of Divine Grace curriculumErin S on Mar 7, 2018To help educate our home schooled childrenAmanda S on Mar 6, 2018Saxon works for our familyKirstine C on Mar 5, 2018Current school uses this program.Carrie S on Mar 3, 2018Really like how they review plus how well explain each lessonBonnie K on Feb 21, 2018Because Saxon Math has been a lifesaver for this mom of 5! I love Saxon 5/4 and on up....it's selfdirected, and my kiddos can usually test through the first 1025 chapters or so (so they feel like they won too). LOVE IT!!!!!!!Jonelle S on Feb 20, 2018i picked this math kit because homeschool parents are rating it as an excellent math curriculum. so im giving it a try for my daughterMinerva P on Feb 15, 2018Great price on a great product. What sold me on this version is that the KEY actually shows solutions not just answers.Karla B on Feb 6, 2018It was the best fit for my son.Wendy H on Jan 12, 2018My oldest has been using Saxon for a few years and it is very evident that the program is effective in working towards a high level of math competency. The focus on review keeps concepts fresh in students' minds.Karen M on Jan 11, 2018We've been homeschooling our kids with Saxon math from PreK, and will use this curriculum to Calculus.Seirah C on Jan 10, 2018Highly rated on many websites.Nicklaus A on Jan 1, 2018School.Maria S on Dec 18, 2017homeschoolRobert B on Dec 18, 2017Granddaughter advancementCarl W M on Nov 19, 2017My daughter is in the last lessons of Saxon Math 7/6. We will continue with this program because it is a good approach to math. Some lessons are easier than others but it always recycles learned concepts so daughter gets a lot of practice. Very complete. Even though it takes my daughter 1 hour or sometimes more than that to complete a lesson, it is worth it. Even she says that!Nela L on Oct 23, 2017My son just completed Saxon 76 so this is the next logical book. It will provide great review, I believe, and keep him moving forward toward Algebra.Jeanne H on Oct 23, 2017Saxon 5/4 is working well with my younger daughter and hop this will help my struggling 8th grader. Also, I have just found Nicole the math lady who teaches Saxon via video.Susan L on Oct 18, 2017This is my 3rd year using Saxon for homeschooling and I really like it.Rebecca M on Oct 8, 2017My daughter is moving up to Saxon 8/7 from Saxon 7/6.Kristin B on Sep 29, 2017great price.ken b on Sep 16, 2017Comes with everything and is affordable.Samantha E on Sep 14, 2017My student needed an easier text so 8/7 was easier than going straight to Algebra 1/2.Nicole M on Sep 13, 2017Saxon Math has been the best choice for us from the start. We started with 4th grade and are up to 7/8. The lessons build on each other and provide much needed repetition. Also, the pages aren't too colorful or distracting.Kathleen W on Aug 31, 2017We have used Saxon from 1st grade up. I just like the way it is set up.Mary D on Aug 31, 2017Love Saxon. Have used it for 3 years and my kids are learning plenty of math.Erin G on Aug 30, 2017Saxon Math was written by an Aerospace Engineer who became concerned that public school students were not proficient in math. His curriculum has proven itself over and over again and I'm using it because I don"t want my children to be subjects in the Department of Education's experiments in math!Kimberly R on Aug 30, 2017Saxon is thorough and inexpensivedeana s on Aug 29, 2017Because my grandaughter needs it.Leticia W on Aug 24, 2017priceMelanie P on Aug 22, 2017Cheapest kit I could find. Thank youjennifer d on Aug 22, 2017Recommended by many homeschooling momsMolly S on Aug 22, 2017Dr. Shormann (Shormann Math) lists this edition as the best preparation for Algebra 1 because it has pre algebra concepts as well as facts practice. It is the recommended prerequisite for his e learning Algebra 1 courseMaria W on Aug 19, 2017short lessons, lots of reviewSharon S on Aug 18, 2017Next year's math curriculum. Good price.Kristin J on Aug 18, 2017our math curriculumSantino S on Aug 18, 2017for coopReagan V on Jun 10, 2018Remediation of high school students because of need for repetitionRoberta D on Jun 4, 2018need new editionJeannie D on May 18, 2018HomeschoolingAaron F on Apr 29, 2018My daughter struggles with math. I ordered Saxon Math because I was also able to order the DIVE CD in hopes the video lessons will help her with the math lessons.Todd S on Mar 29, 2018Excellent math choice for 7th graders. The math teaches to reinforce concepts and prepare the kids for prealgrebra and algebra later on.Lily K on Mar 22, 2018I have homeschooled for the past seven years. We have always used Saxon Math. I love the way it continually repeats and reviews. I feel confident, as we move in to each new level, that my sons has mastered the prior concepts.Johnna S on Mar 10, 2018To help educate our home schooled childrenAmanda S on Mar 6, 2018Current school uses this program.Carrie S on Mar 3, 2018Because Saxon Math has been a lifesaver for this mom of 5! I love Saxon 5/4 and on up....it's selfdirected, and my kiddos can usually test through the first 1025 chapters or so (so they feel like they won too). LOVE IT!!!!!!!Jonelle S on Feb 20, 2018Great price on a great product. What sold me on this version is that the KEY actually shows solutions not just answers.Karla B on Feb 6, 2018My oldest has been using Saxon for a few years and it is very evident that the program is effective in working towards a high level of math competency. The focus on review keeps concepts fresh in students' minds.Karen M on Jan 11, 2018Highly rated on many websites.Nicklaus A on Jan 1, 2018homeschoolRobert B on Dec 18, 2017My daughter is in the last lessons of Saxon Math 7/6. We will continue with this program because it is a good approach to math. Some lessons are easier than others but it always recycles learned concepts so daughter gets a lot of practice. Very complete. Even though it takes my daughter 1 hour or sometimes more than that to complete a lesson, it is worth it. Even she says that!Nela L on Oct 23, 2017Saxon 5/4 is working well with my younger daughter and hop this will help my struggling 8th grader. Also, I have just found Nicole the math lady who teaches Saxon via video.Susan L on Oct 18, 2017My daughter is moving up to Saxon 8/7 from Saxon 7/6.Kristin B on Sep 29, 2017Comes with everything and is affordable.Samantha E on Sep 14, 2017Saxon Math has been the best choice for us from the start. We started with 4th grade and are up to 7/8. The lessons build on each other and provide much needed repetition. Also, the pages aren't too colorful or distracting.Kathleen W on Aug 31, 2017Love Saxon. Have used it for 3 years and my kids are learning plenty of math.Erin G on Aug 30, 2017Saxon is thorough and inexpensivedeana s on Aug 29, 2017priceMelanie P on Aug 22, 2017Recommended by many homeschooling momsMolly S on Aug 22, 2017short lessons, lots of reviewSharon S on Aug 18, 2017our math curriculumSantino S on Aug 18, 2017My child is 14 and need a review of the basic math. Which book will cover important concepts needed before Agebra I?A shopper on Aug 31, 2017BEST ANSWER: Math 87 starts with a complete review of all basic math concepts  addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, and percents. The first 80 lessons are mostly all review. Algebra concepts are introduced in the last 40 lessons.
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BEST ANSWER: Math 87 starts with a complete review of all basic math concepts  addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, and percents. The first 80 lessons are mostly all review. Algebra concepts are introduced in the last 40 lessons.
It sounds as though Math 87 would be a good course for your child. Reply
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 Janice Staff on Sep 1, 2017
If you child has successfully mastered Saxon 8/7, then Saxon Algebra 1/2 is the next step before Saxon Algebra 1. Reply
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 Jane L on Sep 1, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!Do you need to purchase a teacher edition seperatly?A shopper on Aug 28, 2017BEST ANSWER: There is no Teacher Edition for the Saxon Math 8/7 3ED level. The level consists of only a Student Textbook, Solutions Manual, and Tests & Worksheets book. The student teaches himself by reading the daily lesson in the Student Textbook. Answers can be checked in Solutions Manual. Tests and timed drills are in the Tests & Worksheets book. Reply
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 Ruth on Aug 29, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 29, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There is no Teacher Edition for the Saxon Math 8/7 3ED level. The level consists of only a Student Textbook, Solutions Manual, and Tests & Worksheets book. The student teaches himself by reading the daily lesson in the Student Textbook. Answers can be checked in Solutions Manual. Tests and timed drills are in the Tests & Worksheets book. Reply
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 Ruth on Aug 29, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 29, 2015
This homeschool kit has all you need  the text book, tests & worksheets, and solutions manual. I am not aware of a separate teacher edition, unless you are referring to the teacher CD. I taught this course without the teacher CD and am not familiar with it so I can't provide any insight on the CD. Reply
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 Natausha J on Sep 2, 2017
 Purchased on Jan 1, 2016
You will need the main instruction book, the worksheets book and the solutions manual. I have 3 children working from 3 different book levels and I have never needed anything other than the student book because the lessons are very well explained. Reply
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 Michelle S on Aug 29, 2017
 Purchased on Oct 11, 2015
No. Everything is included in this kit. The Solutions Manual will have the answers to the problems in the Student Edition Text and the answers to the Tests. Reply
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 Laura J on Aug 28, 2017
 Purchased on Dec 2, 2015
We did not. We just got the solutions manual. Worked well. Reply
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 Tracy S on Aug 29, 2017
 Purchased on Oct 3, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!My son just finished 6/5 with no problems. I've been told the 7/6 has a lot of review. Is it too big of a jump to go from 6/5 to 8/7?User on Aug 9, 2017BEST ANSWER: I have used the Saxon Math homeschooling program for the last 16 years and I would never skip a book.
There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
Personally, I would be afraid my child may be lost beginning 8/7 without completing and mastering 7/6, which could result in frustration and then having to 'back track.' I know each child moves at a different pace, but I do not think you will be disappointed if you stay on course and move forward in Saxon order. Reply
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 Jane L on Aug 10, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have used the Saxon Math homeschooling program for the last 16 years and I would never skip a book.
There is review on 7/6 as there is in all of them, but it won't be long before new concepts are introduced which will lead in to the 8/7 book.
Personally, I would be afraid my child may be lost beginning 8/7 without completing and mastering 7/6, which could result in frustration and then having to 'back track.' I know each child moves at a different pace, but I do not think you will be disappointed if you stay on course and move forward in Saxon order. Reply
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 Jane L on Aug 10, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
My daughter found the first 90 lessons to be review but the last 30 lessons were a lot of new stuff. I had her go through 7/6 two lessons at a time. She would do two new concepts and lesson practices each day but just one mixed practice. She did every test and investigation. When she got to the final 30 lessons, she had to slow down and just do one lesson a day otherwise it was too overwhelming and she wasn't getting enough practice on the new concepts. Reply(1)
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 User on Aug 9, 2017
 Purchased on Sep 10, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!My son has just finished 6/5 and had no problems. I've been told that 7/6 has a lot of review. I don't want to buy a whole set if there is tons of review. Is going to 8/7 too big of a jump from 6/5? Is there a lot of review in 8/7 of 7/6?A shopper on Aug 9, 2017BEST ANSWER: All Saxon has a lot of review. The usual jump year is after 8/7 to Algebra 1. I would get 7/6, and give him tests at where you think he's at. When he makes enough errors, say, 3...then jump start him in the book there. If he finishes early, due to starting further on in the book, just have him start on the next book. Having done Saxon 1/2 after 8/7, I would just skip that and go straight to Algebra 1. Mine was good at Math, but made careless mistakes, so I made him do it for honing his computation accuracy. That's the one that has the most rehashing. It has the pre algebra review, but nothing they can't pick up in straight Algebra 1. All Saxons start out with the rehash...it's just the way it is. I like it for that. Summer kills their brain cells  in a therapeutic way...but often they need that refresher, just not always as much as the book begins with. Reply
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 Heather W on Aug 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: All Saxon has a lot of review. The usual jump year is after 8/7 to Algebra 1. I would get 7/6, and give him tests at where you think he's at. When he makes enough errors, say, 3...then jump start him in the book there. If he finishes early, due to starting further on in the book, just have him start on the next book. Having done Saxon 1/2 after 8/7, I would just skip that and go straight to Algebra 1. Mine was good at Math, but made careless mistakes, so I made him do it for honing his computation accuracy. That's the one that has the most rehashing. It has the pre algebra review, but nothing they can't pick up in straight Algebra 1. All Saxons start out with the rehash...it's just the way it is. I like it for that. Summer kills their brain cells  in a therapeutic way...but often they need that refresher, just not always as much as the book begins with. Reply
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 Heather W on Aug 10, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 13, 2015
I would have him take the assessment and see how he does. If you are familiar with Saxon they do a great job of the review that you are mentioning. That's why so many people use it. I have heard of others going through and skimming Algebra 1/2 when they get there. You could also scale the assignments and do those that are new. Hope this helps. Another thing I would look at is how good is he at his facts. Without which I wouldn't move forward. Reply
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 Gregory C on Aug 9, 2017
 Purchased on Aug 14, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!What year was this edition published?User on Feb 17, 2016BEST ANSWER: All three books in our kit have a 2005 copyright. Reply
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 Steven G on Feb 17, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: All three books in our kit have a 2005 copyright. Reply
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 Steven G on Feb 17, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 21, 2015
The inside cover indicates a 2005 publication date. Reply
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 Melissa S on Feb 17, 2016
 Purchased on Aug 11, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!are there additional materials required for this math program?A shopper on Dec 10, 2015BEST ANSWER: No, but you can use less or more resources as you choose. The DIVE dvd's (sold separately from Saxon) are good resources if you want your child to watch a video of a professor teaching the new concepts (about 15 minutes per lesson) but they are not necessary. Using Saxon, in my opinion, can be tailored to the student, if they need repetitive, thorough progress to absorb math concepts, then do every problem at a steady pace. If they get bored easily this way, they need to move through the material more quickly or might benefit from supplemental math study. Saxon's strength is ALL the concepts needed, presented in the order that builds a strong foundation for the next math level. But it can be plodding and slow for the voracious math learner (IMHO) Reply
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 Tami Y on Dec 11, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, but you can use less or more resources as you choose. The DIVE dvd's (sold separately from Saxon) are good resources if you want your child to watch a video of a professor teaching the new concepts (about 15 minutes per lesson) but they are not necessary. Using Saxon, in my opinion, can be tailored to the student, if they need repetitive, thorough progress to absorb math concepts, then do every problem at a steady pace. If they get bored easily this way, they need to move through the material more quickly or might benefit from supplemental math study. Saxon's strength is ALL the concepts needed, presented in the order that builds a strong foundation for the next math level. But it can be plodding and slow for the voracious math learner (IMHO) Reply
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 Tami Y on Dec 11, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 31, 2015
No, everything you need is included in this set. Saxon Math is a wonderful program! My kids have been easily ahead of their peers by using this and they love it! Reply
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 Jane L on Dec 17, 2015
 Purchased on Sep 3, 2015
So far, the only additional materials we've needed are compass, protractor and graph paper. No more books, etc. Needed from Saxon. Reply
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 Jennifer B on Dec 10, 2015
 Purchased on Aug 8, 2015
We are on lesson 46 and so far we've needed a protractor and blank white paper, a compass and graph paper. Reply
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 Abigail M on Dec 10, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 21, 2015
A timer, ruler, compass and protractor, calculator and graph paper are needed, but I think that is all. Reply
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 Sommer E on Dec 10, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 8, 2015
No, but I like the computer cd that you can by separately. It has a teacher go through the listen. Reply
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 Tracy K on Dec 11, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 20, 2015
Graph paper, protractor, and compass...the usual supplies for this level of math. Reply
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 Ellen S on Dec 10, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 19, 2015
This is all we use. It has everything you need. Reply
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 Suzi O on Dec 10, 2015
 Purchased on Aug 15, 2015
NO, the homeschool kit has everything in it. Reply
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 Wendy A on Dec 10, 2015
 Purchased on Aug 27, 2015
No additional material are required. Reply
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 Jillian P on Dec 10, 2015
 Purchased on Aug 10, 2015
Vote for the best answer above!Is this a paperback edition?A shopper on Oct 17, 2015BEST ANSWER: All of the pieces in the homeschool kit are softbound. We have found them to be durable. Check out the Saxon Teacher dvds for extra help. They show every problem in the book worked out on a whiteboard. ?? Reply
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 Diane M on Oct 17, 2015
 Purchased on Sep 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: All of the pieces in the homeschool kit are softbound. We have found them to be durable. Check out the Saxon Teacher dvds for extra help. They show every problem in the book worked out on a whiteboard. ?? Reply
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 Diane M on Oct 17, 2015
 Purchased on Sep 4, 2015
Yes, all of the saxon homeschool kits are sold as paperbacks until the upper levels (Algebra and beyond) Reply
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 Matthew H on Oct 17, 2015
 Purchased on Aug 29, 2015
Yes, all of the books that came in the set are paperback. The pages are newsprint quality paper. Reply
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 Abigail M on Oct 17, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 21, 2015
Yes, this is paperback. I didn't expect that when I ordered it, but it's working great for us. Reply
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 Alan C on Oct 21, 2015
 Purchased on Aug 26, 2015
Yes, paperback. The textbook is the size of a large phone book. Reply
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 Ellen B on Oct 17, 2015
 Purchased on Jul 2, 2015
I purchased this in Aug and it is paperback. Reply
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 Ashley C on Oct 17, 2015
 Purchased on Aug 15, 2015
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