Horizons Math 5 Boxed Set

Horizons Math 5 Boxed Set

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Item #: 000110
ISBN: 9781580959001
Grades: 5

Publisher Description:

Introduce your child to practical math-related skills like check writing, time zones, and counting back change with the award-winning Horizons 5th Grade Math Set curriculum from Alpha Omega Publications. Each student workbook introduces new concepts through the process of introduction, review, and reinforcement with colorful, eye-catching illustrations. What's more, removable pages in this Christian curriculum make for easier computation of math problems. Additional concepts covered include reading and writing ratios, geometric figures, equivalent fractions, and more!

But that's not all! The teacher's guide in this user-friendly math curriculum not only contains a daily lesson planner, answer keys, and additional worksheets for review, it also has a student readiness evaluation to help you determine your child's strengths and weakness in 5th grade mathematics before you begin. And daily teaching tips, specific goals, suggested activities, and a list of necessary materials make teaching math easy.

Category Description for Horizons 5:

Continues to practice the four basic math operations. Covers fractions, decimals, percents, exponents, cross products, mean, median, mode, and angle measurements.

Category Description for Horizons Math:

Admittedly, no math program will work for everyone - but I find few flaws in this motivating and well-laid out program. Although it may be more advanced for grade level than the "average" program, I don't consider that a negative. Because of the developmental approach to learning in this program, even a non-math type can easily succeed, while the "math whiz" will be challenged by the advanced topics introduced early. Concepts are introduced incrementally, then practiced, developed, and continually reviewed as other concepts are introduced. Horizons lays a solid foundation for numerical literacy with an early emphasis on hands-on, concept learning via manipulatives and one-on-one lessons. The program relies on few separately purchased manipulatives by utilizing common household items and including charts and number lines found in the teacher's handbooks. A useful table in the handbook shows the integration of manipulatives in lessons so you can tell at a glance just what you'll need. Analytical reasoning and mental acumen are stressed throughout the series, and memorization and drill are not neglected. The teacher handbook is the heart of the program, containing daily lesson plans that are easy to implement. Reduced student pages are a tremendous aid in planning and supply answers to the worktext exercises. Besides plans, the handbook contains an overview, materials list, activities, and supplemental worksheets (approx. one for each 4 lessons). Designed for homeschoolers, the activities, language, and lessons require no alteration. There are 160 lessons per level, each requiring approximately 20-30 minutes per day. Tests are given after every 10 lessons to assess retention of cumulative skills. While a good part of each lesson is oral (especially at the K level), the enticing, colorful student worksheets lay foundations for lessons and review concepts previously taught. There are two workbooks per grade level. Please note that the actual lesson is to be taught by you - there are only brief instructions on each page of the workbooks, which are not intended to be self- instructional. Boxed set contains the teacher book and 2 student workbooks. Additional Student Worksheet Packets contain one photocopy of each reproducible master in the teacher book.

Category Description for Alpha Omega Mathematics:

Homeschoolers appreciate the Alpha Omega curricula for their ease of use and quality instruction. There are 4 different teaching options available to help you meet your math education needs: Lifepacs, Horizons, Switched on Schoolhouse (flash drive for Windows only) and Monarch (online). Please see each option for the full course description. Christian content is included in the Lifepac, Switched on Schoolhouse and Monarch curricula.


Primary Subject
Trade Cloth; Box or Slipcased
EHS Title
Elementary/High School
Softcover Boxed Book Set
Brand Name
Alpha Omega Publications
5.25 (lbs.)
11.5" x 9.25" x 3.25"
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I love the rigor of the Horizons Math series. I like the colorful workbooks and the way that the curriculum reviews concepts often.
Julia M on May 23, 2023
referred by a friend
Austin P on Oct 11, 2021
I love the rigor of the Horizons Math series. I like the colorful workbooks and the way that the curriculum reviews concepts often.
Julia M on May 23, 2023
since it is not secular it won't be covered by my son's county homeschool, and since we like the program we decided we wanted to continue with it.
Lisa on Mar 23, 2023
referred by a friend
Austin P on Oct 11, 2021
My son works best with a spiral curriculum. This is a great curriculum that builds upon what you have already learned while reviewing what you already know.
E E on Mar 10, 2021
We have used Horizons since Kindergarten for math and it works well for my children
Sarah A on Mar 10, 2021
Recommended by a friend and the colorful pages look like it would interest my children.
Stacey W on Aug 13, 2020
Recommended by other homeschool moms and found several good reviews on this curriculum.
Tiffany S on Jul 27, 2020
we love Horizons math ! It's our go to for homeschooling math!
Samuel H on Jul 15, 2020
Solid math curriculum that is easy for students and teachers to follow.
Brooke B on Jun 6, 2020
best math program
Jennifer L on May 13, 2020
I like the spiral approach that adds variety to the lessons.
Laura H on Apr 22, 2020
I have used Horizons Math for K-4th grade. It explains the concepts well. It is easy to check/grade.
Elena M on Apr 15, 2020
Crystal B on Apr 4, 2020
Love this program!
Maria H on Mar 18, 2020
Horizons Math 4 worked well with my child this year, so we decided to use Horizons Math 5 for next year.
Lisa M on Jan 23, 2020
Love, love, love Horizons Math!
Christina F on Aug 15, 2019
Continue from math 4
Setya I on Aug 2, 2019
Reviews for Horizon math online were impressive. It had manipulative kit and the curriculum had some spiral teaching implemented.
Jennifer R on May 13, 2019
This will be my third year using Horizons. I love the amount of questions and the formatting of the book. My son loves it also.
Tabitha H on May 1, 2019
Have used this curriculum for years now. Students really learn to master concepts through a unique teaching process. Also challenging and just a step ahead of other curriculum choices.
Elizabeth S on Aug 16, 2018
Has everything I need in one box!
Mary W on Jul 24, 2018
We have been using Horizons since kindergarten. It continues to meet our needs.
Wendy T on Jul 21, 2018
I like the spiral method with review, and colored pictures
Genevieve L on Jul 19, 2018
Best math program ever
Jennifer C on Jul 2, 2018
We love HORIZON!
Keri B on Apr 28, 2018
Changing from Singapore Math to Horizons. Had better success with Horizons in the past.
Chris M on Feb 13, 2018
I am hopeful that this will help math be more approachable, as online didn't seem to connect with us. I think math is a hands-on type of learning, working through problems at a pace that allows stopping, thinking and assessing and so on, not watching a cartoon give an automated directive. This lesson seems approachable and we are looking forward to trying it for the first time this year.
Christine T on Jul 18, 2017
I've been very happy with the approach of Horizons; been using it since kindergarten with my daughter.
Kathleen R on Apr 18, 2017
Have used Horizons since K. Good use of review, repetition, and keeps it interesting with graphics. Worksheets, if needed or used, give additional practice.
Rachel G on Apr 11, 2017
This program is challenging, compact, and easy to use.
Jill W on Jul 1, 2016
After using many popular math programs, I found that this one was the best fit for us. The teacher's portion of the lessons is introduced in about 15 minutes and the workbooks are colorful. The program also continues to review previous concepts in each lesson. I must say the teacher's manual is a must!! And read it cover to cover before you begin using it. I missed a lot of instructional information by not reading the entire manual before beginning the program.
Cicely R on Apr 29, 2016
Good series. Covers a lot of material.
James M on Mar 11, 2016
my son has used Horizons Math for years. He loves it. And math is not even one of his best subjects but with this he actually learns what he is studying and enjoys doing math. I think its the approach that Horizons uses, and the lessons are short enough before my son losses focus but with the repeated approach they use my son learns the concepts. when in town, he will actually be counting up money or something and he will say, hey that's what I learned in my math book yesterday.
BW on Oct 16, 2015
since it is not secular it won't be covered by my son's county homeschool, and since we like the program we decided we wanted to continue with it.
Lisa on Mar 23, 2023
My son works best with a spiral curriculum. This is a great curriculum that builds upon what you have already learned while reviewing what you already know.
E E on Mar 10, 2021
What is included in this set?
A shopper on Aug 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It comes with a teachers guide which is around 450pages. Also, comes with two student workbooks which are around 80 lessons each. The student workbooks covers everything in the teachers guide, they are just broken into smaller books so that they are easier for the student to handle. Also included in the teachers guide are extra worksheets with answers, quarter test with answers, and a final exam with answers. All of these are included just for extra practice if needed and as an individual need basis.
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Rated 5 out of 5
good supplement
I supplement it with Singapore Primary Mathematics 5A & 5B. Horizons math is significantly easier then Singapore which provides a good balance, having my son do one page of each book daily. I have my son start working on his new math books in the beginning of every summer that way, he completes his math programs by the end of the school year. Horizons is a very long, lenghty program and Singapore is shorter in pages.
April 22, 2017
over 7 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Our family has used all but 6th grade so far for this math program and has achieved positive results To fully achieve all the program has designed you MUST purchase the teachers manual Instructions/lessons are not presented in the worktext until 4th grade In addition you must drill math facts on a regular basis besides using worksheetsthere is not enough practice in the workbooksI also highly recommend buying the optional worksheets (or copying them from teachers manual) These provide invaluable practiceThis program works well for visual and hands-on learners Plenty of opportunities for easy manipulativesWhat I like best about the program is the continual review (they call it the spiral method) Concepts are never forgotten since the student reviews them continually throughout the yearMy only criticism is that the program is weak with their word problems I use a daily problem solving book to compensate
February 3, 2008
Rated 5 out of 5
I have found Horizons math to be thorough and enjoyable Lessons are colorful and include several different exercises for example a single lesson may cover time money addition multiplication and word problems This keeps each function fresh in the student's mind The only problem I've found is that each set is about a year ahead of my child's level so in 4th grade she's using level 3 etc Also additional practice in multiplication has been necessary Overall it's the best program I've found thus far
February 20, 2006

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