Horizons Math 5 Workbook Two
Does your child need help learning 5th grade math concepts? Alpha Omega Publications has the answer—Horizons 5th Grade Math Student Book 2. This brightly illustrated, consumable workbook expands on concepts learned in Horizons 5th Grade Math Student Book 1 with easy-to-learn, fast-paced lessons. Through the process of introduction, review, and reinforcement, this elementary homeschool math curriculum will have your child quickly learning math skills such as determining congruent segments, angles, and polygons; finding the volume and surface area of 3-dimensional figures; multiplying and dividing fractions; averaging numbers; using line and bar graphs to record information; and more!
And this is only the beginning! This easy-to-use Alpha Omega curriculum workbook ensures your child's mastery of each concept with a comprehensive review test after every 10 lessons. As a further convenience, the perforated pages make removing worksheets easy. Not only will your child be able to work his math problems more comfortably, he'll also be able to proudly display his finished work once he is done.
Continues to practice the four basic math operations. Covers fractions, decimals, percents, exponents, cross products, mean, median, mode, and angle measurements.
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.
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.
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