Saxon Math 2 Home Study Kit

Saxon Math 2 Home Study Kit

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Item #: 018400
ISBN: 9781565770195
Grades: 2

Product Description:

The Math 2 Home Study Kit contains the Teacher Edition, meeting book, and a set of 2 workbooks. No manipulatives are included in the Home Study Kit; those are a separate purchase with several different options available.

The 132 lessons cover skip counting; comparing numbers; solving problems; mastering all basic addition and subtraction facts; mastering multiplication to 5; adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers; measuring; perimeter and area; telling time to 5 minutes; identifying angles; and graphing.

Publisher Description:

Continuing and reinforcing the lessons in Math 1, Math 2 covers a larger range of critical concepts, such as working with larger numbers, geometric shapes, Venn diagrams, graphs, basic arithmetic calculations, and simple fractions. With Math 2, your child is well on the way to successfully solving multi-step problems and mastering basic concepts.

Category Description for Saxon Math 2:

Skip counting; comparing numbers; solving problems; mastering all basic addition and subtraction facts; mastering multiplication to 5; adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers; measuring; perimeter and area; telling time to 5 minutes; identifying geometric shapes; identifying symmetry; identifying angles; graphing. 132 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.


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Nancy Larson
Book Set
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Saxon Publishers
9.0 (lbs.)
12.0" x 11.25" x 5.0"
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Best math curriculum
Sharon M on Oct 26, 2022
Cristina M on Sep 1, 2022
Best math curriculum
Sharon M on Oct 26, 2022
We have used Saxon Math since Kindergarten, we are happy to continue using it for our math studies.
Kara T on Oct 12, 2022
Cristina M on Sep 1, 2022
We have used Saxon for all of my son's math, we love Saxon and it has always been good for us.
Jordan W on Aug 19, 2022
this is what our cottage school is using
Mary H on Aug 1, 2022
Saxon Math has been the best maths program to suit my family's needs. It is systematic and based on a mastery method so that concepts are learned well and not forgotten.
Jacinta O on Jul 8, 2022
My child has a learning disability and needs more practice than our previous math program offered. Let's hope this will work out for her.
Kim Y on Jul 4, 2022
Child needs a strong foundation.
Targan W on Jun 22, 2022
Highly rated curriculum.
Kavita K on Jun 21, 2022
I love Saxon math. All 3 of my boys learn very well using Saxon math. My middle child is starting in 2nd grade this year.
Crystal R on May 21, 2022
I chose Saxon 2 because I am a teacher and I am tutoring over the summer.
Pamela M on May 11, 2022
great experience with Saxon 5/4 in the past; wanted material for 2nd grader starting homeschooling
Carolyn S on Mar 22, 2022
Saxon math is the math used at our homeschool co-op
misty S on Feb 14, 2022
We're almost done with Saxon Math 1...
Julia F on Oct 29, 2021
We have been using the Saxon series for several years. They are very challenging, but our children also realize how much they are learning as compared to their peers and are very confident with arithmetic.
Kathleen E on Oct 10, 2021
We've used Saxon 1 with two of our school-aged, homeschooled children, and we love the structure and ease-of-use of this program. So we would like to continue with it for as long as we can.
Denise O on Oct 1, 2021
the other grades looked good so I ordered for my 6 and nine year old, she is a bit behind
Latonia A on Sep 26, 2021
home school
Linlin D on Sep 25, 2021
Pairs well with CC curriculum
Ashley H on Sep 22, 2021
we love Saxon, all my children use it and do very well!
Christy W on Sep 20, 2021
Same as above
Vanessa R on Aug 27, 2021
Saxon Math 1 worked so well for us. Im excited to start Saxon Math 2 with my daughter
Rachel B on Aug 20, 2021
Angela P on Aug 19, 2021
Hoping I like saxon math because this is expensive.
Jann L on Aug 13, 2021
Loved using Saxon Math 1 last year
Hannah H on Aug 2, 2021
My kids school uses it
Kemi A on Jul 30, 2021
We have been using Saxon math for years with our children and love it.
Erika D on Jul 29, 2021
Because we finished level 1 and really liked it. And the price was right.
susan b on Jul 20, 2021
I used Saxson math in school and loved it. My son did really well with Saxson Math 1 and we are excited to continue with level 2!
Ashley D on Jul 5, 2021
I used Saxon Math 1 and it was a complete and well put together system for teaching my grandson.
Craig H on Jul 2, 2021
all family using saxon
Keenan B on Jun 23, 2021
required for school
Rachael B on Jun 22, 2021
Love the 'big kids' Saxon method, trying Saxon 2 for a younger student.
Shannon D on Jun 8, 2021
school curriculum
Joy H on Jun 7, 2021
I love Saxon Math, but have only used it from 5/4 on. I am excited to try their lower grades.
Julie L on May 27, 2021
We used saxon last year. Very easy to follow.
Gina G on May 17, 2021
I love Saxon math for my daughter. She has struggled with math for years and this year it all makes sense thanks to Saxon!
Kimberly P on Apr 15, 2021
I loved using Saxon Math K and 1 with my son. I will continue to use this curriculum going forward.
Ellen F on Mar 17, 2021
My son has been doing this curriculum for a couple years now and I really love the format and extra practice he gets in with Saxon.
Sara S on Jan 31, 2021
Karen B on Jan 30, 2021
Remediation help
Alison on Jan 29, 2021
Saxon does an excellent job of allowing the student plenty of exercises to learn the topic.
Barbara H on Jan 26, 2021
My friend who is a teacher recommended it.
Shayla M on Jan 25, 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
It is a very good course. My girl needs repetition and step-by-step teaching. She has autism and ADHD. There are the manipulatives that will help her.
Miriam P on Jan 18, 2021
Easy, straight forward, no fuss math curriculum. love Saxon.
Melanie G on Jan 15, 2021
Nicole the Math Lady's website offers free, printable placement tests to help you determine which Saxon Math book your child needs to start with!
Faith K on Jan 11, 2021
We started with Saxon Math 1 and really liked it! I like how it walks us through each lesson step by step. We plan to continue using Saxon for our home school children.
Stephanie P on Jan 3, 2021
This came recommended from a friend of mine who is using it with her second grader. I have been using an online program that isn't working well for my daughter, as she needs more practice and enrichment than the program provides. Hopefully this will do the trick!
Jenny D on Dec 9, 2020
We are switching to Saxon because of the repetition of lessons. We want to build a strong math foundation for our children. They seem to forget lessons we thought we mastered. Hoping this is our answer!
Jill D on Nov 13, 2020
We have used Saxon Math since Kindergarten, we are happy to continue using it for our math studies.
Kara T on Oct 12, 2022
We have used Saxon for all of my son's math, we love Saxon and it has always been good for us.
Jordan W on Aug 19, 2022
Where can I find a list of manipulative required for Saxon 2? I have a lot of manipulative and I don’t want duplicates!
Debbie on Oct 1, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This kit includes the basic required manipulatives for Saxon Math 2. There is a list included in the product description area.,-NO-Optional-Items.html?
Can someone explain oral assessments? I see no guidance as to how to do an oral assessment. Thank you
A shopper on Jul 27, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Guidance for oral assessments can be found on the Oral Assessment Recording Forms in some of the first pages of the student workbook. It lists materials needed for each oral assessment and gives guidance on what to ask the student.
Does this set contain flashcards? We are finishing up with Saxon Math 2, which includes flashcards for addition/subtraction and multiplication/division facts. Only the book ends with not learning all of the multiplication facts, so I'm wondering if the rest of the multiplication/division fact cards are included in this Saxon Math Intermediate 3 set.
User on Jun 28, 2019
Saxon Math 2 Home Study Kit
Saxon Math 2 Home Study Kit
Saxon Math Intermediate 3 Comp Homeschool Kit
Saxon Math Intermediate 3 Comp Homeschool Kit
BEST ANSWER: Saxon Math 3 Home Study Kit includes flashcards. I'm not sure about Saxon Math Intermediate 3.
My daughter just turned 7 and we are switching to Saxon math. She did Horizon's K last year because Horizon's 1 was overwhelming and frustrating her. We did the placement test and she was placed easily in Saxon 2. However, she has not memorized any math facts as of yet and she still struggles with time and money. I am wondering if Math 1 would be a better fit but a lot of the concepts listed she has already mastered. Will the things she has not learned/mastered be re-taught in Math 2 or would we be better off to go with Math 1? Thanks for your input!
A shopper on Aug 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Saxon 2 does review math facts, but a solid understanding of them would be helpful, in my opinion. Personally, I would do Saxon 1 and skip the lessons (or speed through) she is already strong at.
What is included in this kit?
A shopper on Oct 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You get the teacher's manual; fact cards for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; student worksheets and tests (in two booklets); and master pages for selected lessons. The master pages are needed to complete some of the lessons. There are also also pages for checklists and logs to keep track of the student's progress.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Reliable math program
The teacher guide is extremely helpful in providing conceptual lesson plans. The worksheets help reinforce the concepts taught in the current and previous lessons. Flashcards are included with the texts and are color-coded for different concepts. The switch to Saxon Math has been beneficial to my daughter because the pace of Saxon is not overwhelming and gives students time and repetition to master concepts before moving on to more difficult ones.
November 25, 2022
3 months ago
Rated 3 out of 5
A bit disappointed so far. Used the placement test before settling on this level, and so far everything is wayyyyy too slow and easy for my son. He was on the cusp of the next level up according to the placement exam. If your kid is on the cusp, I’d say go for the next level up. Hard to keep him engaged so far. I may just skip ahead a bit and see how that goes.
September 18, 2021
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
My child does very well with Saxon Math. I really like the way the material is presented.
August 29, 2021
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Saxon is a solid program
I have used Saxon for just about every grade. I am using it in conjunction with Life of Fred. Life of Fred is also a solid program, but I also have Saxon so I can see where they are at with it's tests and re-enforced concepts. Saxon helps with record keeping and tells me exactly where they are having an issue and provides extra practice with the 2nd page of practice for each lesson. The "open and go" is another wonderful feature to this curriculum.
February 18, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Math is now her favorite subject! Worth every penny.
We were previously using a different math curriculum and it was a fight each day to get her to do it because she was bored and thought it "too babyish" as there were so many pictures and graphics that she said distracted her. My daughter is 8 years old.

Day one, after opening the curriculum, she immediately tackled several worksheets and enjoyed her work. Then throughout the day asked, "Hey can I do some more of that new math?" and proceeded to do several more of her own accord.

My husband and I are thoroughly impressed with the Saxon curriculum and plan to use it in years to come. We've had it a little over a month now and my daughter is growing in her love of math each day. We can see she is grasping the concepts quickly and retaining them! Wow. Very grateful for this well designed program.

I love the straightforward no nonsense worksheets that look "grown up". So much child-centered curriculum is littered with LOTS of pictures, graphics, bright colors, and lots of "extras" on the page. I'm sure this is intended to keep a child's attention. If your child enjoys these "extras" as it were then Saxon is not the program for you. That being said, there are plenty of opportunities for learning math, making it interesting and holding attention through variety: manipulatives, making drawings of word problems, etc.

We are thoroughly impressed! Worth every penny!
October 29, 2020
over 2 years ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Excellent math curriculum
I love this program but the pattern blocks do not match.
October 5, 2020
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I like that it tells me exactly what to say. It has a lot of repetition, which is good for my 2nd grader.
August 30, 2020
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I love this curriculum!
This curriculum has been perfect for us! Open and go and explains it well. It tells you exactly what to say to teach the lesson. Would definitely recommend!
August 16, 2020
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
We're thankful for Saxon Math!
We really like Saxon math. It is thorough and moves at an appropriate pace. Because of It's incremental approach, I feel like my child can have better mastery over the topics. I don't do the "morning meeting" every day, but I always do the main lesson from the teacher's guide and the recommended math sheets. It's nice how I can tailor it to my child's specific needs.
November 30, 2019
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I love how much review it has your student do
November 19, 2019
over 3 years ago

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