Saxon Math 1 Home Study Kit

Saxon Math 1 Home Study Kit

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Item #: 018399
ISBN: 9781565770188
Grades: 1

Product Description:

Home Study Kit includes: teacher edition, meeting book, set of two student books and flash cards. No manipulatives are included in the Home Study Kit; those are a separate purchase with several different options available. 130 lessons cover: skip counting; ordinal positions; sorting rules and patterns; solving problems; mastering basic addition and most basic subtraction facts; adding 2-digit numbers without regrouping; measuring; comparing volume, mass and area; counting money; telling time to half-hour; identifying polygons; graphing.

Publisher Description:

Building directly on Math K, Math 1 establishes a solid understanding of basic math concepts, such as comparing and ordering numbers, mastering all basic addition facts and most basic subtraction facts, adding two-digit numbers without regrouping, naming fractions, and measuring with inches, feet, and centimeters. Your child will also learn to create, read, and write observations from real graphics, pictographs, and bar graphs.

Category Description for Saxon Math 1:

Skip counting; ordinal positions; sorting rules and patterns; solving problems; mastering basic addition and most basic subtraction facts; adding 2-digit numbers without regrouping; measuring; comparing volume, mass and area; counting money; telling time to half-hour; identifying polygons; graphing. 130 lessons.

Category Description for Saxon K-3 Program:

The Teacher's Manual contains the actual lesson plans and information vital to the effective presentation of math concepts. The consumable Meeting Books are used during the teacher-student "meeting" in which concepts are introduced, demonstrated and practiced. If teaching more than one student at the same level, you will only need one meeting book. Consumable Student Workbooks are used in grades 1-3 only and contain student materials, flash cards and practice pages. The Math K Home Study Kit contains teacher edition and meeting book. Math 1, 2, and 3 kits contain teacher edition, meeting book, and a set of 2 workbooks. Manipulatives are a vital, integral part of the program; these are not included in the Home Study Kits, but are available through us also.

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.


Primary Subject
Supplement; Reprint, Illustrated
EHS Title
Math Home Study
Nancy Larson
Softcover Book Set
Brand Name
Saxon Publishers
7.85 (lbs.)
12.0" x 11.25" x 4.75"
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We used Saxon Math K during our first year of homeschool, 2020/2021, with great success for my 5-year-old son. We're looking forward to continuing his mathematics education with Saxon Math 1 for his 1st grade year.
Brittany C on Jun 15, 2021
home schooling my kindergartner
suvarna s on Apr 9, 2021
We used Saxon Math K during our first year of homeschool, 2020/2021, with great success for my 5-year-old son. We're looking forward to continuing his mathematics education with Saxon Math 1 for his 1st grade year.
Brittany C on Jun 15, 2021
solid program!
Heidi F on Jun 3, 2021
home schooling my kindergartner
suvarna s on Apr 9, 2021
Reccomended by another homeschool mom.
Andrea v on Apr 6, 2021
Like the program
Kesha M on Mar 2, 2021
I'm homeschooling my 5 year old this year.
Julia F on Feb 22, 2021
I've used Saxon in the past and appreciate the spiral approach to learning. Can be a bit dry, but it's a solid program.
Debbie V on Jan 18, 2021
THOMAS L on Dec 7, 2020
Recommended by a homeschool mother.
Jennifer K on Dec 4, 2020
We love Saxon
Michelle G on Dec 3, 2020
My daughter did the recommended for grandaughter for Christmas.
George O on Nov 20, 2020
Read reviews
Billie F on Nov 20, 2020
This program has been the #1 recommended homeschooling math curriculum from anyone I've asked.
Leah V on Nov 9, 2020
It worked for kids decades ago and still does! Only time I ever felt confident in math as a child was when I was using Saxon math.
MONIQUE V on Nov 6, 2020
2 grade 1 students
David on Nov 1, 2020
We have heard good things about this program and have liked it so far.
Kaylyn L on Oct 13, 2020
I think these are the best. let's check
Geetha M on Oct 8, 2020
home schooling
sanjeev k on Oct 2, 2020
Looking for a curriculum that builds on concepts. I was told this is one of the best that has a spiral build upon teaching method
Cherrie P on Sep 29, 2020
I have used Saxon for year with my oldest and love it!!!!
Becky R on Sep 29, 2020
Recommendation by Dr. Phillips
Ashley E on Sep 24, 2020
It was recommended.
Craig H on Sep 20, 2020
Good recommendation by Jady A. on you tube and other home school moms.
SABRINA W on Sep 14, 2020
I have used Saxon with my older children and am using 1st grade for the 1st time with my youngest. Overall, I like the spiral approach, because of the repetition. If a student wants to work heavily with manipulatives, they can can be used more if desired, to help a student cement concepts. If a student is progressing without them, this text will support that completely. I like that there is plenty of math problems available for practice if my child needs the extra work.
Christina W on Sep 14, 2020
used it in the past and liked it
Robert H on Aug 14, 2020
because I ordered it from another site that is back ordered. Needed for homeschooling
Sherrie L on Aug 13, 2020
Saxon is the curriculum we chose along with Classical Conversations.
Karla B on Aug 13, 2020
spiral curriculum, each lesson has a clear main focus with some review built in, scripted teacher guide, popular choice for homeschoolers
Robyn B on Aug 12, 2020
It was recommended by A Latere, the hybrid homeschool program we are part of in Omaha, NE.
chalee n on Aug 12, 2020
I learned with Saxon Math when I was homeschooled back in the day. Also my son did Saxon Math K in private school last year.
Suzanne F on Aug 12, 2020
My daughter is motivated by completed worksheets and seeing progress so this is a great fit.
Jackie J on Aug 11, 2020
it was a program my tutor suggested.
Melissa J on Aug 10, 2020
I chose this based on the placement tests for Saxon math. A friend whose child also has learning disabilities recommended this program. I love that it uses manipulatives!
" " on Aug 8, 2020
We used Saxon K and we were pleased with it. This set says it comes with two student workbooks instead of one, and is $40 cheaper than on our homeschooling community website. Thanks!
Anna C on Aug 7, 2020
It was a recommended by a friend.
Evelina O on Aug 6, 2020
Heard from a friend this is the BEST homeschool math option.
Ann M on Aug 6, 2020
Affordable and It covers school requirements
Febe P on Jul 30, 2020
I liked the spiral way of teaching. It looks user friendly
Brittany T on Jul 30, 2020
Recommended by an experienced home school mom.
Amy H on Jul 30, 2020
Previously orderd the kinder and it was too easy
Leanne B on Jul 30, 2020
Recommended by home school mom of 4 kids. Doesn't include common core.
Heather J on Jul 30, 2020
Bundle made it easy to know what to order and I can save the 2nd set for when my next kiddo is at 1st grade level!
natalie l. on Jul 29, 2020
Recommended to me by a friend
Sondra W on Jul 28, 2020
We've heard wonderful things about this math resource from other homeschool parents.
Helen B on Jul 25, 2020
kinder kid
carra g on Jul 22, 2020
I love how hands on early Saxon math is.
Shawna M on Jul 21, 2020
according to the assessment
Dawn F on Jul 20, 2020
I am homeschooling my 6 year old who will be entering kindergarten in Indiana this year. Because of the pandemic, I have chosen to homeschool instead of sending him into our school's classroom or choosing the distance learning option. After reading the content of the Saxon K and Saxon 1, my child is most fitted for this with a little brushing up on K. Our school system uses Saxon as well so I hope to have jump right into class next year once the pandemic has passed...hopefully
Andrea V on Jul 20, 2020
My child completed Math K last year and did well with it. I like Saxon's approach and use it with my two older children as well.
Keenan B on Jul 19, 2020
Spiral and Mastery
Umberta O on Jul 18, 2020
solid program!
Heidi F on Jun 3, 2021
Reccomended by another homeschool mom.
Andrea v on Apr 6, 2021
What edition is this kit?
Daisy on Oct 27, 2020
BEST ANSWER: I believe it is a first edition. The copyright date is 2001.
How would you compare this to horizon?
A shopper on Jan 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The teacher instructions on Saxon are thorough and easy to follow Horizon is not as thorough, Saxon independent student work is not enough Horizon’s Independent student work is three times as much.
I have the home study kit but cannot find the oral assessment recording forms. Where are they located?
A shopper on Sep 25, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The oral assessment recording forms are located in the Student workbook part 1. There is a letter to the teacher, Homework recording form, assessment recording form, and then follows the oral assessment recording forms.
How long does each lesson typically take for Saxon Math 1?
A shopper on Jul 19, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It varies by lesson, but my best estimate would be 45 minutes. That will depend on how much of the intro "meeting" work you do each day. For most (not all) of the "meeting" items each day, the lesson, the timed math fact sheet, and the double sided worksheet I’d estimate 45 uninterrupted minutes. Though, obviously, it’s rarely uninterrupted!
What edition is this?
A shopper on Jun 25, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The is the first edition of Saxon Math 1. The copyright is 2001.
Have the Saxon math homeschool editions been aligned to common core?
A shopper on Mar 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The K-3 Saxon Math Homeschool Editions have copyrights in the early 90s which was long before Common Core. They have not been updated to align. There are some editions (most notably the Math Intermediate Series and the Courses 1, 2, & 3) that are topically aligned to CCSS. Even these later, CCSS aligned editions do not depart from the solid Saxon methodology and the excellent math instruction.
What manipulative kit goes with Saxon 1 through Saxon 3? I would like to not have to purchase an additional kit later on. Thanks!
Shantel on Jan 31, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I have used Saxon K through Saxon 2. Manipulatives are used more heavily in Saxon K, understandably, than the other grades. However, those we continue to use in Saxon 1 are linking cubes (set of 100-in 10 colors), pattern blocks (we have the Melissa and Doug Pattern Block Kit with the magnetic wipe board), a simple analog clock that the child can easily set, and a geoboard with rubber bands (we have a double-sided board with a square pattern on one side and an equilateral triangle pattern on the other side).
Where are the Master pages for Math 1? I only see Master pages located in the Student Workbook starting at 1-19A but it has already started requesting them to be used in the second lesson (Master 1-2)?? I'm so confused as to where the Masters pages might be. Please help!! Thank you :)
A shopper on Sep 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: they are throughout the kids workbook, in the teachers manual it informs you on that lesson and you will find it for that lesson.
Does Saxon Math 1 match up to first grade?
Holli B on Jul 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It will depend on the standards/curriculum you are comparing it to. Saxon in the primary grades is slower paced than many programs found currently in the public schools or that we carry.
Does this have a 2002 re-printing date inside the front cover? Looking to match my TE with the workbooks.
A shopper on Aug 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The TEs in our Homeschool Kits have a 1994 copyright date. A re-printing date is inconsequential because there will have been no major changes with just a re-printing.
Is this the third edition?
A shopper on Jun 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No, we carry the 1st edition of Saxon Math grades K-3.
what is the meeting book?
A shopper on Apr 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The meeting book is like your child's own personal calendar, only they learn how to fill in the date every day. At the beginning of each lesson in the teachers manual there is a section called "The Meeting" that teaches calendar, weather graph, and counting, and as you teach this section, your student follows along and uses the meeting book. Sometimes, if we've missed a few days, I still make my boys fill in the missing dates and we talk about those dates and what we might've done on those days, so they can see the progression of time.
Does this include everything I will need to teach first grade math? What will I need to purchase extra when I teach it again to my next child?
A shopper on Mar 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, in order to do all of the activities and lessons in the Saxon books, you will also need the manipulative kit. The kit has all the 1-inch square blocks, scale, tangrams, geoboard, etc... that you will use in Saxon 1. You need that in addition to the teacher's book and student workbooks. You will either need to photocopy the student workbooks so you can reuse it with your next child or purchase another set of workbooks when you need them for your next student. (Personally I bought the manipulative kit that works for Saxon K-3, so I got all the items needed for all the math books through Saxon 3.)
i do not need meeting book can i buy it without the meeting book?
A shopper on Feb 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The kit is only available with the meeting book but you can purchase the teacher edition and the workbooks by themselves.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Fun and Challenging
I am very happy with Saxon Math for my first grader. I pulled him out of public school because he was doing MINIMAL learning in such LONG hours and he was bored to death. With Saxon, he is being challenged and he REALLY enjoys using the manipulatives and doing the daily lessons. I couldn't be happier!!
October 16, 2020
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love it! Great program that is easy to stick to.
September 3, 2020
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Very easy to follow! My daughter is 6 years old and she is doing very well with the lessons.
August 13, 2020
11 months ago
Rated 3 out of 5
So far so good
The ordering and shipping was pretty good. However the box has damages on its side.
August 6, 2020
11 months ago
Response from Rainbow Resource Center
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August 8, 2020
Janice -
Rated 5 out of 5
Great program...
I love how Saxon Math teaches basic math skills without all the confusing strategies offered in some programs. The spiraled review is great, too. It helps kids internalize what they have learned.
July 4, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Our favorite math program!
Great package. Easy to use. We’ve tried a lot of math programs in this family and Saxon is the only one that has some repetition to help them retain the math. With all of the others a topic would need to be completely retaught when we circled back the following year.
June 10, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
The Incremental spiral is so helpful for helping my right brain learners (dyslexic) retain information. The meeting can be tedious but is so important! Skip counting made a world of difference for multiplication and division.
May 22, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Straightforward, comprehensive, and FUN!
This product revolutionized my homeschool in the absolute best way! I love Saxon and so does my student! It is SO EASY for the parent to use and it is comprehensive. Gone are my worries that we might “miss something” or “fall behind.” There are no tricks or gimmicks with this product; it is very straightforward. It has been great to see my student’s progress and enthusiasm (we both live math time now!) since we have been using this product. I recommend it to everyone I know!
January 31, 2019
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love this curriculum!
October 1, 2018
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Saxon Makes Math Easy
We are several weeks into Saxon Math 1. As you know it’s a spiral program with one new concept per lesson and constant review. Sometimes my son gets annoyed with the review, but it is helpful to create habits and retain skills. If you buy this set, you really do need the Saxon K-3 math manipulatives because they are used in almost every lesson. This hands on approach helps my son stay engaged for new skills and he has fun “acting out” his math. Are you a homeschooling parent with Math-a-phobia? No worries with this curriculum. The teacher manual/parent book is scripted, making my job easy. A few areas for improvement- there are occasionally some instructions that could be better/more clearly written, and offer some guidance in the teacher edition on how to accelerate lessons for quick students. We decided to supplement with IXL and do 2 lessons on some days.
September 15, 2018
over 2 years ago

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