Saxon Geometry Homeschool Kit w/ Solutn Manl

Saxon Geometry Homeschool Kit w/ Solutn Manl

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ISBN: 9781600329760
Grades: 9-12

Product Description:

The Geometry Homeschool Kit includes the textbook, solutions manual, and the tests and answers.

Category Description for Saxon Geometry:

Here it is! The long-awaited homeschool edition of Saxon Geometry. Since the release of the program for public school, we have been receiving phone calls wanting to know when it would be available for homeschool. Harcourt has listened and here it is. The wait has not been in vain as this program is as good and solid as the other Saxon math programs.

The hardcover Geometry student text includes all topics in a high school geometry course using the Saxon methodology of incremental development and continual review. Some of the topics covered include triangle congruence, postulates and theorems, surface area and volume, two-column proofs, vector addition, and slopes and equations of lines. There are 120 lessons divided into 12 sections, 12 Investigations, and 15 Labs in the student text. The table of contents is color-coded according to the math strands incorporated into each lesson.

To help students understand the flow of a lesson, the first lesson has yellow highlighted teaching boxes to explain the different elements that will be present in each lesson. Each lesson begins with a 'Warm-Up' in which students are given the skills and vocabulary which are prerequisite to this lesson. 'New Concepts' presents the new vocabulary with meanings and examples of the concepts along with solutions. 'Lesson Practice' lets students check to see if they understand the new concept and italicized reference numbers help students know what example demonstrated the concept for that problem. The 'Practice' section is where students practice new and old concepts together. Italicized numbers in this section refer to the lesson in which the concept is taught. This mixed practice serves as a good practice for state tests since the format is similar.

Some added features make this book very user friendly. The skills bank found in the back of the book highlights 22 different skills used in the lessons and are referenced by small numbers (ex. SB10) found throughout the warm-up and practice sections. For quick reference there are 6 pages of symbols, formulas, metric and customary measure, and properties, along with 2 pages of postulates and theorems. An extensive glossary rounds out the reference section. Pages of the text have very wide margins and occasionally the student will be given 'Hint,' 'Math Reasoning,' 'Math Language,' or even 'Caution' boxes with additional information for the lesson.

The Solutions Manual offers step-by-step solutions for all of the problems found in the student text. The Test Forms & Test Answers include tests to be taken each week along with a testing schedule. Solutions for test problems are found in the last half of this booklet. An Adaptations Workbook is now available, which provides an alternative for students with special needs. This consumable workbook contains adapted versions of the practice problems found in the student text, with plenty of space provided for working the problems in the workbook. The adapted problems offer more visual prompts and clues for doing the problems.

The question is, "How does Saxon Geometry compare to other geometry programs?" When you compare Saxon to Jacobs Geometry and BJU Geometry, you get a pretty good picture of the type of program Saxon has published. All 3 programs are comparable, covering the important topics that should be found in a strong geometry program. A good, solid introduction to trigonometry is also included in all 3, but Saxon includes a little more practice in this area.

With the release of the Saxon Geometry, you now have two different ways to complete your high school math. For the non-college bound student or the student who doesn't wish to pursue a math or science degree, use Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and Advanced Math if you want or need a fourth year of math. If your student is college-bound in the area of math or science or they just really love math, use Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Advanced Math, and Calculus, and your geometry will be covered by the content found in these texts.

The Homeschool Kit includes the student text, solutions manual, and test forms and answers. The Homeschool Packet is just the test forms and answers. - Donna

Category Description for Saxon High School Programs:

Homeschool Kits contain a non-consumable hardcover student text, an answer key to problem sets and tests, and a test booklet. Solution manuals are NOT included unless you purchase a Homeschool Kit with Solutions Manual. For each problem, these manuals take you step-by-step to the solution. A big help if higher level math isn't your strong suit. All books are the most current edition. Please note that Homeschool Kit contents for Geometry and 4th Editions of Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 are different and do include a solution manual.

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Category Description for Saxon Math:

Students like Saxon because they feel successful in math instead of overwhelmed.

The most popular homeschooling math program hands down! Highly recommended by both Mary Pride and Cathy Duffy, Saxon Math also wins our award for the "Most Requested Text." Saxon math is a "user-friendly" math program - even for Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus and other usually difficult math topics. Learning is incremental and each new concept is continuously reviewed, so the learning has time to "sink in" instead of being forgotten when the next topic is presented. Higher scores on standardized tests and increased enrollments in upper-level math and science classes have resulted where Saxon has been used in public schools. Students like Saxon because they feel successful in math instead of overwhelmed. Because of the format, children are able to work more independently.


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it always is the easiest and simplest method to learn by.
Elizabeth J on Sep 18, 2023
This book was rexommended by our homeschool co-op.
reyna k on Aug 23, 2023
it always is the easiest and simplest method to learn by.
Elizabeth J on Sep 18, 2023
it was the only option available. I only needed the hardcover book.
catherine m on Sep 5, 2023
This book was rexommended by our homeschool co-op.
reyna k on Aug 23, 2023
My daughter has completed the 4th editions of Saxon Algebra I and II for her 9th and 10th grade years so moving on to Geometry for 11th grade! I have been so happy with the spiral methodology used in the Saxon curriculums.
SCOTT H on Jul 2, 2023
It is worth the investment because I have 3 kids that will use it.
Amanda on Sep 12, 2022
We belong to a co-op where they were going to use Saxon's Algebra 2. I found out that this is a 2 year course. 1/2 the book gets done one year, the other half, another year. I wanted my child to have a Geometry course. So I found this. In my mind, for high school math, geometry comes after algebra, not more algebra with some geometry mixed in.
Barbara P on Aug 24, 2022
My mom made me!
Peyton P on Aug 19, 2022
Student has completed Algebra 1 w/Saxon and enjoyed process and was successful. So on to geometry!
Jenny B on Aug 19, 2022
For a Geometry course through Well Trained Mind Academy
Carmen R on Aug 19, 2022
Required book at homeschool co-op.
Missy D on Aug 15, 2022
We have used Saxon in the past and like it.
Ruthie G on Aug 15, 2022
recommended by several moms
Sandra L on Aug 13, 2022
positive reviews on this material
Peter V on Aug 8, 2022
Needed for homeschooling. Very good price offered
Constance P on Aug 8, 2022
Been using Horizons math programs up until now, but they do not offer a high school geometry curriculum.
Antje S on Aug 6, 2022
It is required for my son's online schooling
Lisa R on Aug 3, 2022
required for school
Kimberly D on Jul 23, 2022
We are using Nicole the Math Lady and these are the books needed.
Amy R on Jul 22, 2022
We loved using Saxon Algebra 1. It was thorough and challenging. Looking for the same in the Geometry curriculum for this year.
Wendy P on Jul 21, 2022
We have been doing Saxon and just love it.
Mellisa W on Jul 11, 2022
class requirement
Jennifer G on Jun 19, 2022
I love Saxon, the best math program for homeschoolers
Rocio L on Nov 29, 2021
We have used the traditional Saxon. With COVID and just slogging, it took a long time to finish Algebra 1 so I thought we'd try the new format for Geometry and probably for Algebra 2, we'll see. Although, I already own Algebra 2 traditional format.
Brendan M on Nov 8, 2021
I have used Saxon Math books before
Jason B on Aug 24, 2021
required for a course
Elise K on Aug 18, 2021
For kids homeschool
ZEBIN L on Aug 18, 2021
Daughter and Son taking online class and this was the required text
Patricia H on Aug 6, 2021
needed for an online geometry class
Alicia C on Aug 2, 2021
Heard great thing about Saxon Math. Tried a video-only course for previous year's Algebra 1, and while my student had straight A's, she didn't feel she was really learning the material for the long-term. Decided to try Saxon, because so many homeschool family friends use this curriculum and really love it.
Rita B on Jul 12, 2021
Good Price. We like Saxon Math's approach.
Keffer M on May 23, 2021
Nice clean layout, full solution sets
Jessica R on Oct 11, 2020
Love Saxon math ! Great program
Ann C on Oct 10, 2020
Came highly recommended
Angela J on Sep 15, 2020
We used Saxon for Algebra 1, and it was acceptable. Also like idea of having DIV CD as possible fall back/enhancement to parent instruction.
Mark L on Sep 10, 2020
Have used Saxon maths in the past.
Tania K on Sep 7, 2020
Requested by a customer
Nick C on Sep 3, 2020
Family has used Saxon math for years, and wanted the geometry separately for use with my current sophomore
Jon on Sep 1, 2020
For Logos Online School
William W on Aug 11, 2020
Required for Logos Online School
Sandy B on Aug 1, 2020
My daughter and husband (who teaches math in our family) love Saxon. They like how each lesson builds on the other and it is very easy to work independently.
Cameron G on Jan 31, 2020
We actually prefer the original Saxon path that includes Geometry within the Algebra and Advanced Math books and plan to continue in them, God willing.. However, so my son can transition to Private Christian School or Dual Enrollment if ever necessary and available, we are adding the separate Geometry just so that others can know for certain that he has done what they will expect and need in order to promote him along the education system towards a good, godly university.
Stephanie B on Jan 14, 2020
This program has continual reviews built into it so students can retain skills from earlier in the year.
EUGENE T. on Sep 6, 2019
Used it for my 6th grader and she really enjoyed it enough to get my 9th and 11th grader to give it a try.
Diana G on Sep 4, 2019
Montessori middle schools have had great success with the Saxon home school program
gaetano c on Aug 7, 2019
The "Kit"makes sure I get the right books all together. If I buy them separately, I might get some different editions and the text book and the solution manual don't match.
Kazumi K on Aug 1, 2019
suggested by Oak Meadow for Highschool curriculum but a better price here
Mia D on Jul 19, 2019
I trust Saxon textbooks
Diana E on Jul 18, 2019
Homeschool Math
Lisa M on May 17, 2019
I homeschool
Tatyana P on May 10, 2019
I like the way Saxon teaches math. It is always reviewing which helps retention.
Natalie F on Apr 15, 2019
it was the only option available. I only needed the hardcover book.
catherine m on Sep 5, 2023
My daughter has completed the 4th editions of Saxon Algebra I and II for her 9th and 10th grade years so moving on to Geometry for 11th grade! I have been so happy with the spiral methodology used in the Saxon curriculums.
SCOTT H on Jul 2, 2023
Hi, Is geometry a prerequisite for Algebra 2?
A shopper on Mar 28, 2021
BEST ANSWER: usually people and schools do algebra 1, geometry, algebra 2. I actually taught my daughter algebra 1, algebra 2, then geometry. After finishing geometry she recommended I didn’t do that for my son, she said geometry explained in a more simple fashion about sin cosine abs tangent that she feels would’ve been more helpful before algebra 2
Does the test book (with solutions) come separately for Saxon Geometry?
A shopper on Oct 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi, We are able to carry the test book separately, but not the solution manual.
does saxon geometry only have a 1st edition?
A shopper on Jul 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, that is correct. The most recent of Saxon Geometry is the 1st edition.
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Rated 2 out of 5
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I like that they have the lesson number that they learned it from by their problem. I like that the answer keys show how to do the problem. What we don't like is when you have to tell the reason for it, I understand that they know the reason BUT when are a mom who did terrible in Algebra 1 alone it makes it hard. I would rather have problems to figure out, that I can do. He wants to get A's so he works really hard at figuring it out. I'm thankful that I have a daughter that can help when she is off work, but her mind is tired from work to help him as much as he needs it. I should of dug deeper on my research.
March 9, 2023
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Perfect curriculum for my daughter, who needs the review, which builds her confidence.
September 10, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good Geometry books
Helpful and good books.
August 9, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Clear, thorough instruction.
Though our son is now in school, we bought this formula because his teacher wasn’t using a text book and he was lost. Using Saxon Geometry and having some help from an older sibling, we’ve seen a complete turn around!
February 2, 2020
over 3 years ago

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