Horizons Math K Workbook Two

Horizons Math K Workbook Two

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ISBN: 9780740303104
Grades: K

Product Description:

Take your kindergartner to the next level in math with Horizons Kindergarten Math Student Book 2 from Alpha Omega Publications. Perfect for young learners, this student workbook contains 80 colorful, consumable lessons that build upon the basic math skills learned in Student Book 1. Using a spiral learning method, Horizons will expand your child's math abilities to adding and subtracting two-digit numbers; reading bar graphs and pictographs, sequencing numbers, understanding numerical place values, telling time in hours and minutes, and more. Plus, each colorfully-illustrated lesson in this Alpha Omega curriculum motivates your young child to learn every arithmetic fact necessary to prepare him for first grade.

Category Description for Horizons Curriculum:

Alpha Omega Horizons is a Bible-based, fast-paced, spiral approach to learning introduction, review, reinforcement. This works well for students who catch on quickly, with constant review that keeps concepts fresh. These are teacher-led courses with colorful student workbooks and thorough teacher manuals. This curriculum offers two courses at the preschool level Preschool for Three's and Horizons Preschool, something not offered in other AOP curriculum lines. These two levels lay a solid foundation for future elementary levels. Although not available for as many subject areas as LIFEPAC or SOS, Horizons is comprehensive in the subjects that are offered. Math is available for K-8, Phonics & Reading for K-3, Spelling & Vocabulary for 1-3, Penmanship for 1-5, Health for K-8, and Physical Education for PK-12.

Alpha Omega Horizons now offers complete curriculum sets for kindergarten through 3rd grade. At the kindergarten level, the set includes Horizons Health, Horizons Phonics & Reading, and Horizons Math. First through third grades sets include Horizons Math, Horizons Health, Horizons Phonics & Reading, Horizons Spelling & Vocabulary, and Horizons Penmanship. These sets include all of the required books for each subject both student and teacher.

Category Description for Horizons K:

Covers recognition and printing of numbers 0-100, simple addition and subtraction, skip-counting (by 10's, 5's, 2's, 3's, and 4's), place value, measuring, calendars, time and money.

Category Description for Alpha Omega Mathematics:
A complete, Christian math curriculum that emphasizes skill mastery. Each Complete Boxed Set contains ten LIFEPACs and a teacher guide. The only exception is the Grade K Boxed Set, which contains two student books and a teacher guide. Review and self-tests are built into the curriculum. LIFEPACs are thin, consumable student work texts. They are colorful in the elementary grades, but become less colorful as the grade level increases. Each set of ten LIFEPACs provides a year-long curriculum.

The spiral-bound teacher's guide contains a curriculum overview, teacher's notes, answer keys, and suggested guidelines (for scheduling, grading, study methods, etc). Daily lesson plans are not included. Teacher guides for grades K-1 provide more detailed teaching instruction than guides for grades 2-12. Why? Because the LIFEPAC curriculum facilitates the independent study approach. Starting in second grade, written instruction is included in each LIFEPAC so that the lessons are largely self-instructional. The teacher's responsibilities include introducing each LIFEPAC, setting a schedule, completing teacher checks, being available for student questions, administering and grading tests, and developing additional learning activities.

You might be wondering, "What's the difference between this curriculum and Horizons Math?" After all, both programs come from the same publisher and follow a similar scope and sequence up to the sixth grade. The main difference, in my opinion, is that Horizons is not self-instructional (written instruction is not included in workbooks). Another difference is that LIFEPACs offer standard practice problems whereas Horizons offers a greater variety of problems (mazes, coloring, decoding, etc) as well as standard drill, but LIFEPACs provide many more problems per workbook page. ~ Anh

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. Pertinent Biblical concepts reinforce the math lessons, also. I found these to be interesting and appropriate to the material, not "forced" as mere add-ons. 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 teacher book and 2 student workbooks.Additional Student Worksheet Packets contain one photocopy of each reproducible master in the teacher book.

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Category Description for Alpha Omega (AOP) Curriculum:

Alpha Omega Publications offers several lines of Bible-based curriculum in all major subject areas. Each one fits different family needs. LIFEPACs are sets of worktexts and teacher materials. Available for grades K through 12 in all major subject areas and some electives. All instruction and practice is provided in the consumable worktexts. LIFEPAC are a mastery-based curriculum, and is student-paced. Switched-On Schoolhouse (SOS) is a computer-based curriculum which presents the subject matter and adds multimedia presentations. SOS curriculum is available for grades 3 through 12 in all subject areas and now comes in a USB flash drive format (Windows compatibility only). This option works well for the independent learner. The third option from AOP is Horizons. Horizons is available for grades PK through 12, depending on the subject matter. Horizons curriculum is only available for early learning, math, phonics/reading, spelling/vocabulary, penmanship, health, and physical education. This is a teacher-led option. Monarch is Alpha Omega's online option. 50 courses are offered in the areas of Bible, math, history, science, and language arts and are completely online for those who might have a MAC or just want the convenience of online lessons. Each course is available for up to three students in grades 3-12. Compatible with Mac and PC. You can try it free for 30 days at www.discovermonarch.com using code MON30RRC.

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Trade Paper
Student Manual, Study Guide, etc., Illustrated
EHS Title
Alan Christopherson
Trade Paperback Book
Brand Name
Alpha Omega Publications
0.85 (lbs.)
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.25"
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Consistent product and visually attractive, Horizon makes great math curriculum for the younger grades.
Barbara J on Sep 12, 2019
Used book one and K loved it
Kristen K on Sep 3, 2019
Consistent product and visually attractive, Horizon makes great math curriculum for the younger grades.
Barbara J on Sep 12, 2019
I love it!
Stephen R on Sep 7, 2019
Used book one and K loved it
Kristen K on Sep 3, 2019
second semester K math, easy to use...open and go, don't need to plan or buy teacher guide.
Doverly D on Jun 1, 2019
My veteran homeschooler mom recommended this. She tried it after one of her friends recommended it.
Maria E on May 1, 2019
MACIE K on Apr 5, 2019
For daughter's math class
Katie T on Feb 1, 2019
I have tried Singapore, Teaching Textbooks and Saxon and continue to love the Horizons approach.
Lee B on Sep 6, 2018
I've used Horizons math in the past. The lessons seem to be the right length (not too short or too long). They have colorful illustrations as well. They use the spiral approach, which I think helps children to retain the information they learn. I also like the scope of what they cover. Rainbow Resource Center offered the best price.
Jennifer J on Aug 17, 2018
We love Horizons Math curriculum! Colorful pages and perfect bite sized amounts that are appropriate for the stages my 3 kids are at.
Jill F on Aug 17, 2018
Horizons Math has been a good start for my all of my kids. We are excited to go kindergarten with Horizons again!
Frances S on Jul 18, 2018
Recommended by friends and home school assessor
Jennee H on Jun 22, 2018
starting kindergarten
Katrina H on Jun 4, 2018
I like the colorful illustrations and the way the material is organized.
Julia M on May 24, 2018
I love the colorful workbooks and simplicity of the lessons.
User on Apr 30, 2018
it was the book chosen by our co op curriculum board
Gina W on Apr 27, 2018
Comprehensive math curriculum.
Jason H on Mar 6, 2018
"Love the use of the number line for visual understanding of the placement of numbers, greater, less than and number sense in general. Not all math curricula do this. "
Revae L on Feb 13, 2018
My kindergartener son loves this workbook. I supplement with manipulative activities.
Stacey T on Feb 8, 2018
My 5 yo completed the first one for Kindergarten. It is working well!
Julie F on Jan 30, 2018
great program
Angela B on Aug 14, 2017
I have used Horizons math with my son and daughter, so will start with my youngest. I like the spiral approach and the kids like the colorful pictures and in the later grades there are lots of games to make the review more fun.
Lora W on Jul 8, 2017
This sets a solid foundation for math and my children are eager to do more and more pages!
Sarah P on Jul 7, 2017
Simple, colorful, fun for my Kindergartener.
Abby B. on May 5, 2017
We used this book with our oldest daughter and it was great!
Heidi R on Apr 12, 2017
We needed more practice! This program provides a lot!
Stephanie S on Mar 15, 2017
we love Horizons math!
Suzanne H on Mar 3, 2017
love this curriculum
Jeremy N on Jan 26, 2017
This program is a solid math program that teaches the concept and moves forward. It is a fast-paced series, especially at the K level, and that is what the oldest grandchild needs at this point.
karen b on Jan 10, 2017
It has been a good match for our son who likes worksheets and doing school like his older brothers.
Rachelle B on Dec 2, 2016
Recommended by an experienced home schooling mother
Kristen M on Oct 11, 2016
These Horizons workbooks have worked well for our family, grades K-3 =)
Abigail S on Aug 18, 2016
previous positive experience with the product as well as the product line
Megan O on Aug 18, 2016
Book needed
LeAnn L on Aug 15, 2016
Its the level my daughter is on and teacher also recommended it.
Mara C on Jul 28, 2016
I love horizon math. it is challenging yet not over challenging for my kids.
Clifford F on Jul 14, 2016
colorful workbook in a spiral method
Melissa P on Apr 1, 2016
excellent math workbook!
Cara S on Jan 13, 2016
My preschool son loves to do his Math while his sister is doing hers. I let him do as much as he wants and he is almost finished with the first workbook so we are moving on to the second one.
Hull H on Nov 3, 2015
I love it!
Stephen R on Sep 7, 2019
second semester K math, easy to use...open and go, don't need to plan or buy teacher guide.
Doverly D on Jun 1, 2019
How often is God/the Bible/religious content mentioned in this? I have heard wonderful things about Horizons but would like to keep religion out of our math lessons. Thanks.
A shopper on Apr 16, 2016
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BEST ANSWER: One of the reasons that we love Horizins is because most of their things incorporate a Biblical worldview. Math, however, doesn't.
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A good challenge
Excellent is your child is older like mine was. (6 when they started K). She flew threw it and was on to 1st grade in no time. My son is 5 and its too hard. We're going to wait.
July 29, 2019
over 2 years ago
Horizons Math K
This is a great math program and the K book is a great start.
May 12, 2017
over 2 years ago
I love Horizon Math
This is our third year using Horizon Math. My kindergartner is currently working on the second book. The books are great in that although the move to new concepts quickly they provide practice with previously learned concepts by spiraling back. The students are able to remember much more that way because they are constantly practicing yet it keeps them moving forward with their math. I really like the set up of the book and colorful pages. The kindergarten books have an appropriate about of problems on each page, not overwhelming. We are very satisfied with our students Math education using Horizon.
January 21, 2016
over 4 years ago

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