Horizons Math 6 Teacher

Horizons Math 6 Teacher

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Item #: 004604
ISBN: 9780740300127
Grades: 6

Publisher Description:

Whether you're looking for practical teaching tips, exciting learning activities, or just reviewing daily goals and objectives in the Horizons 6th Grade Math curriculum, Alpha Omega Publications has exactly what you need to make your homeschooling math time more effective—the Horizons 6th Grade Math Teacher's Guide. This comprehensive, time-saving guide clearly outlines each day's lessons plans for this Alpha Omega curriculum with a variety of resources, including a detailed scope and sequence, manipulative schedule, and additional worksheet schedule that makes lesson planning a breeze.

In order to teach to your child's learning edge, the Horizons 6th Grade Math Teacher's Guide contains a math readiness evaluation that determines your child's potential strengths and weakness even before you begin teaching. Plus as your child progresses through the engaging Horizons math curriculum, the Teacher's Guide provides four quarterly tests and one final exam to ensure your child's mastery of each math concept.

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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Math 5 was good for my student.
JudyAnn on Aug 30, 2021
Very good curriculum
Anouchka H on Oct 14, 2017
Math 5 was good for my student.
JudyAnn on Aug 30, 2021
We love Horizons Math, and it's time for the next level!
Janet W on Aug 31, 2019
Very good curriculum
Anouchka H on Oct 14, 2017
Goes with the student texts...
Kati N on Jul 5, 2017
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
We love Horizons Math, and it's time for the next level!
Janet W on Aug 31, 2019
Goes with the student texts...
Kati N on Jul 5, 2017
When was Horizon Math 6 last updated?
User on Apr 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: There have been some formatting changes (i.e. new covers and perfect binding instead of spiral binding) but the content is from the original 1990s copyright.
Has the teacher's guide, book 1 or book 2 of Horizon Math 6 been updated since 2015?
A shopper on Apr 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, it has not.
Does this guide go along with Book 2 IsBN 978-0-7403 -0010-3?
A shopper on Nov 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: yes... the teacher manual is for both book 1 and book 2. The lessons build over the course, so if you haven't started with book 1, I would suggest that. We got book 1 & 2 for my daughter's 6th grade year.
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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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