Horizons Math 6 Workbook Two

Horizons Math 6 Workbook Two

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Item #: 002325
ISBN: 9780740300103
Grades: 6

Publisher Description:

Is your child ready for more advanced mathematics? Does he know how to construct a parallelogram, solve two-step story problems, divide with fractions, compare and convert metric and English measurements, or add and subtract like and unlike integers on a number line? Teach your child all these basic math concepts and more with the Horizons 6th Grade Math Student Book 2 from Alpha Omega Publications. This brightly illustrated, consumable workbook expands on skills learned in Horizons 6th Grade Math Student Book 1 with easy-to-learn, fast-paced lessons that prepare your homeschool child for more difficult math concepts in the future.

But there's more! To ensure that your child masters each lesson presented in this easy-to-learn workbook, you'll find a comprehensive review test after each series of 10 worksheets. And as an added feature, you'll love the perforated pages in this Alpha Omega curriculum that allow your child to work his math problems comfortably and proudly display his finished work once he is done.

Category Description for Horizons 6:

Continues to build upon its coverage of math basics. New concepts include word numbers through hundred trillion, scientific notation, base 2, 4-digit by 4-digit multiplication, division up to 5- and 6-digit quotients, perimeter, area and volume, ratios, graphs, and equations.

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.


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Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.
EHS Title
Cindi Mitchell
Trade Paperback Book
Brand Name
Alpha Omega Publications
1.35 (lbs.)
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.5"
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Used Horizons last year and was successful
Carole F on Jul 29, 2022
Math 5 was good for my student.
JudyAnn on Aug 30, 2021
Used Horizons last year and was successful
Carole F on Jul 29, 2022
Have used Horizons since K. Love the spiral and color!
Stephanie U on Apr 7, 2022
Math 5 was good for my student.
JudyAnn on Aug 30, 2021
used before
KAREN M. on Jul 20, 2021
We used this math curriculum when my son was in 6th grade, and now I am repurchasing the workbook for my daughter for next year.
alexis w on Apr 23, 2021
I have always chosen Horizon Math for my kids! On child #5. This math has good relatable math problems, not too many problems, but reinforces the concepts well.
Lisa B on Aug 14, 2020
Needed an extra copy of this to teach two kids at a time
JESSICA B on Jun 7, 2020
My children love using Horizons
Gwen L on Apr 26, 2020
We finished up book 1
Amy G on Apr 13, 2020
We love Horizons!
Elizabeth W on Jan 11, 2020
We've used Horizons for 17 years and all my kids have done well with math. It's simple, student driven, and has prepared them well for upper level math.
Shauna S on Aug 26, 2019
Excellent curriculum we have used from Kindergarten through Pre-Algebra!
Rebecca M on Apr 4, 2019
It is a great comprehensive math curriculum.
Antje S on Feb 16, 2019
These books are thorough and rigorous while the colorful pictures are engaging.
Leslie N on Jul 16, 2018
we like using horizons math
Steve C on Jun 28, 2018
Very good curriculum
Anouchka H on Oct 14, 2017
Lessons repeat periodically to ensure the skill has been learned. Good assortment of math, roman numerals, time zones, making change, word problems, puzzles, riddles. Colorful pictures accompany detailed instructions for new skills.
Steve T on Aug 11, 2017
We have used Horizons Math, and we really like the program.
Brigitte B on Jun 24, 2017
Horizons Math is a great fit for my students.
LaNette L on Apr 3, 2017
I like the colors used and the fact that it a spiral program, so concepts are constantly reviewed.
Angela Z on Feb 2, 2017
AWESOME curriculum!
Renee H on Jan 13, 2017
I used the same books with all of my other children.
Angie S on Sep 20, 2016
I have used Horizons math work books for many years. Five of my children have been able to get through them and the consistent review is important. The lesson instruction requires a little help from mom sometimes, but I usually have no prep time and teach as the students asks or needs. Really like the sweet and simple, yet thorough approach. The worksheet packet is nice for summer review too if you don't use it during the school year.
Rhonda P on Aug 31, 2016
This math curriculum has served our family well for over 8 years now. The new concepts are introduced easily, old concepts are reviewed regularly, and the color graphics and real-life applications make it more appealing to students. The lessons make it easy to break up the weeks and my boys have been able to be self-directing (for the most part) by the 5th grade. Additionally, I find this curriculum to be comparable to more expensive Christian curriculum that I have seen.
Brianne S on Aug 4, 2016
We have used Horizons with all of our kids starting in 1st grade. The books are easy to follow and get the job done.
sarah r on Apr 26, 2016
All my children go through Horizons through 6th grade then transition to LOF and Teaching Textbooks. Provides great foundation for higher level math.
Sheri Z on Apr 7, 2016
I've been using Rainbow resource for ten years to order my homeschool products. Great company with wonderful customer services. My products always come in a timely manner and I get the best prices! They have a huge variety that meets every need.
Tommie N on Mar 1, 2016
Have used Horizons since K. Love the spiral and color!
Stephanie U on Apr 7, 2022
used before
KAREN M. on Jul 20, 2021
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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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