Math Mammoth Light Blue Series Grade 1-A Worktext (Colored Version)

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Item #: 031511
ISBN: 9781942715009
Grade: 1

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Publisher: Taina Maria Miller

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A Math Program that actually gets done!
We've been using this for almost a month, and love it so far!
For the first time we were able to do math every day of the week.
The program is simple, pretty open and go, but it's challenging at the same time and it gets their nogging working.
The mastery approach provides plenty of practice if they need before moving on, but it also makes it easy to skip ahead if they've mastered a subject.
Also, at the beggining of each new section there's a list with links to online games or videos of the subject being introduced. We haven't needed to use them yet, but it looks very helpful.
February 20, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Love this!
I love this math program. I have tried several, including Abeka. It explains things in interesting ways that I have not seen before. Even though you don't have manipulatives to touch (although you can get your own) there are manipulatives printed on the paper so that your visual child can "get" it. So far there are also lots of story problems that are very helpful I think in helping the child know how to apply what they've been learning. It is engaging, and keeps the child interested by doing different things. They focus on only 1 thing at a time, but they do that one thing so many different ways that it doesn't seem like they're doing the same thing over and over. And it really works each concept into the childs' long term memory. We only do two pages a day, and it is not overwhelming. I like that there is no teacher prep also. Abeka was overwhelming for me in that area. Just open and learn with your child! If you feel they need extra practice in a certain area, Maria has videos on how to do that by practicing a few minutes a day on a dry erase board. Very simple. Love, love this, and plan on doing this again next year for my (now) 2nd and 4th graders. I got my 2nd grader Grade 1 and my 4th grader grade 3. It's a lot of review, but I didn't want gaps and they are learning some things they hadn't in their previous curriculum, so I'm glad for the review. So glad we don't dread math time anymore!!
October 26, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Like the program, would love a different format
Math Mammoth seems like a great program but we have only been using it for a few weeks. You really can't beat it for the price. However, I would be willing to pay a bit extra for a teachers manual that I could use to write notes in for future reference that also had ideas for introducing new concepts. With that being said, each chapter does have an intro with tips, tricks, and thinks to look out for. I just resorted to writing notes to myself in the child's workbook after the lesson and will use that as my teacher's guide in future years. Also, I wish a spiral bound option of the colored edition was available as sometimes the kids have a hard time keeping it open to the correct page.
September 19, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Math mammoth is wonderful! I love how the concepts are not rushed and really mastered.
July 26, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Excellent Book for kids who 'get' math concepts quickly
Have used Math Mammoth with two of my children, and it is a great curriculum for them! It covers all bases and moves at a fast pace. Kids have to sort of master things like addition and multiplication facts on the side, there aren't tons of drills in the chapters themselves. For kids who need a lot of reinforcement when they are introduced to new concepts, I would recommend another series as it moves quickly. But for kids who grasp new math concepts quickly and do not need a lot of repetition, Math Mammoth is terrific! Allows kids to move quickly, learn all the basics, and have plenty of time for other things (be it more math or something else!). Love the frequent reviews and cumulative reviews as well. The author, Maria Miller, really put together a solid math curriculum! For teachers, a wonderful feature is that there is no separate teachers prep manual- all instructions are right there in the work book. So kids who are very independent can do a lot of math on their own. Thanks, Maria Miller!!
November 22, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
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We are a small private school and this is a replacement set for us.
Janice B on Nov 4, 2018
recommendation from other homeschooling moms
Emily O on Aug 18, 2018
We are a small private school and this is a replacement set for us.
Janice B on Nov 4, 2018
We've been using the Grade 3-A Worktext for our oldest (we're new to homeschooling this year). I've been very happy so far. It's all laid out very clearly, with plenty of practice. If he has a good grasp on something we don't complete all the practice, but save those problems to review on future days, and if he needs more practice we can repeat or use her recommended resources.
Anne K on Oct 19, 2018
recommendation from other homeschooling moms
Emily O on Aug 18, 2018
I have heard nothing but good things about this curriculum. I have research a lot about math curriculum and after staying and playing on their website for hours I decided to make the jump. It's a great price also.
Valerie H on Jun 11, 2018
"We have used Math Mammoth for a year and a half and it has simplified math for my 2nd grader and I hope to keep my upcoming first grader next year on the right track. "
marta c on Mar 8, 2018
Mental math and concept based
Lauren M on Feb 24, 2018
Heard really good things about this and wanted to try it. Look forward to using it!!!
nakia p on Jan 26, 2018
need to switch math curriculums, need to simplify our schooling. MathMammoth was recommended, no frills, easy to use
Tassia O on Jan 20, 2018
I bought the online version but could really use the hard copy instead. It's a wonderful math curriculum. Thank you!
Jerry S on Oct 15, 2017
Hoping itll be a good fit for our rising first grader.
kimberly J on Jul 18, 2017
Like it because it has colors, and it's not expensive. Also, it explains the concepts very well and it also allows students to work on their own. I like Mammoth very much.
bonnie y on Jul 3, 2017
My daughter-in-law is home schooling my grandkids and this is what she wanted because she felt it was the best.
Nancy C on Jun 12, 2017
worked well with my older child so using this for my younger who is in Kinder and ahead in math for homeschool.
Clarissa B on May 3, 2017
suggested
John C on Apr 7, 2017
I did extensive online research on available Grade 1 homeschool math curricula and Mammoth came up positively in many reviews. I then gathered sample pages from as many offerings as possible and the tutor (Mom) tried them out with the student. Out of the 3-4 programs I was considering, Mammoth had the most intuitive and appealing materials.
Ivo A on Mar 14, 2017
math mammoth is a good, solid maths curriculum.
Emma C B on Dec 20, 2016
Liked the focus on number sense, color version, and worktext format
Melissa S on Oct 23, 2016
Recommended to me. Colorful and to the point- no crazy pictures.
HM M on Aug 25, 2016
first grade daughter
Dena B on Aug 19, 2016
If you are looking for a mastery curriculum that is strong in number sense, easy to use, and economical try this program. We've used this program for over three years now. I had a question about the program and emailed the author. She responded that day. She also has a helpful blog and newsletter. I've been using the downloaded version and love the free softpack that includes extra worksheets and quizzes but find I personally do better with an actual book.
Amber W on Aug 11, 2016
see above
Carole R on Jul 4, 2016
This is a good, solid series for learning math facts in early grades. She has excellent explanations and there's no teacher's manual, which should be unnecessary at this grade anyway!
User on Jul 2, 2016
I plan to use it to after school my soon to be first graders.
Amy P on May 6, 2016
Great price and great reviews
User on Feb 19, 2016
I am using amblesideonline, a curriculum based on Charlotte Mason's ideas. Their website recommended this resource.
Jamie S on Feb 5, 2016
my older daughter is doing great with this program so buying it for a younger sibling, too! was happy with RR for my previous purchases and customer support by phone is really great, so i am buying from RR again!
Keren F on Oct 21, 2015
We've been using the Grade 3-A Worktext for our oldest (we're new to homeschooling this year). I've been very happy so far. It's all laid out very clearly, with plenty of practice. If he has a good grasp on something we don't complete all the practice, but save those problems to review on future days, and if he needs more practice we can repeat or use her recommended resources.
Anne K on Oct 19, 2018
I have heard nothing but good things about this curriculum. I have research a lot about math curriculum and after staying and playing on their website for hours I decided to make the jump. It's a great price also.
Valerie H on Jun 11, 2018
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