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Your child doesn’t have to be intimidated by five-digit division! To build confidence, our workbook includes thorough review, before progressing to division with five-digit numbers. We also include order of operations to give an opportunity to apply all of the math skills your child has learned thus far, and gain a sense of accomplishment.

Topics Covered in this Book:

• Addition, subtraction, multiplication & division review
• Vertical form division
• Five-digit by three-digit division
• Remainders
• Order of operations
• 8 ½ x 11 inches. paperback. 96 pages. full color.
• Category Description for Kumon Math Workbooks (1-6):

A math program based on the Kumon method. Basically, the earmarks of this system are:

• Concepts introduced in small, incremental steps, allowing children to master them without confusion
• Single topic books rather than mixed strands. Children concentrate just on addition, for example, before moving to subtraction
• Concepts are taught by discovery method than being spelled out

The series is meant to be self-directed. Students take charge of their own learning on every level. They complete pages, check their work, record their scores, and determine whether to move on or review. The pace almost guarantees success. Children should work a "few" pages a day; assignments should take about 20 minutes to complete. Pages are marked with the skill level required at top and the points each question is valued at (a very young child will need some help totaling points). Very short instruction (or an example) is given on a few pages. For example, there is a short explanation when children begin to subtract a 2-digit number from a 3-digit number where borrowing is needed. However, the child is given every opportunity to intuit this beforehand. By the time he reaches this page, he has already been subtracting double-digit numbers for many pages. Some of these would require borrowing, but, since they are able to subtract, say, 7 from 12, the Kumon method wants the child to see a pattern when increasing to 7 from 22, 7 from 32, etc. This does remind me of the approach used in Miquon as well. Besides these very infrequent helps there are just some small prompts for children to look for patterns in their answers, and words of encouragement. Pages are pleasing to the eye; they are colored, clean, and problems are well-spaced. The Kumon method has been used successfully with children around the world for over 50 years. It does seem like it would help a child to take charge of his own learning and help himself to understanding rather than being spoon-fed each bite. For Kumon math earlier than Grade 1, see the Kumon section in Early Learning.

Primary Subject
Mathematics
4
ISBN
9781933241579
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Kumon Publishers
Weight
0.78 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.25"
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Using as a supplement for a math curriculum to provide extra practice
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Using as a supplement for a math curriculum to provide extra practice
on Jul 14, 2021
This book drills basic division skills, allowing the student to build confidence in his or her ability to do math. It gets harder gradually, so a student who excels at math might want to skip problems or pages, but it is perfect for your average or struggling student.
on Jul 21, 2020
This book drills basic division skills, allowing the student to build confidence in his or her ability to do math. It gets harder gradually, so a student who excels at math might want to skip problems or pages, but it is perfect for your average or struggling student.
on Jul 21, 2020
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