It doesn’t come with bells and whistles, but it’s thorough.Each lesson builds on the last, so that lessons are continually reviewing previous concepts, but further in-depth. As children review concepts that slowly grow increasingly complex, while other concepts are introduced, they begin to really understand the way the numbers relate to one another and the whys behind each procedure.
They include the answer keys for you to use in grading the tests, too.
Honestly, it depends on your child’s age, math level and maturity.
Let me know if you see an issue so that I can address it with you.
curriculum is made up of five instructional components: Facts Practice, Mental Math, and Problem Solving; Daily Lessons; Daily Practice; Daily Problem Sets; and Cumulative Tests.
My kids in Saxon 54 – Saxon Algebra 1 complete one lesson per day. But we do homeschool almost year round, taking extended breaks for holidays and travelling. I wouldn’t say we spend any more time on school than the public school system, especially since we only spend 3 hours per day on school, but somehow on this schedule, my kids end up at least two grades ahead of schedule and typically complete Algebra 1 in 6th grade, with fantastic comprehension.
Saxon Math Homework Answers
Beginning with Algebra 2, my children have needed to take a little more time on each assignment.
Saxon Math K through Saxon Math 3 are consumable workbooks, and my kids are happy to complete 2 pages each day, M-F. None of my kids have ever needed the B side of the page, we just do the A side.
Starting with Saxon math 54, it will take a little longer to complete each lesson, but we seldom spend more than an hour, until your child gets to Saxon Algebra, at which point my kids do often spend longer than an hour per lesson.
Saxon Math curriculum seems to be quite controversial in certain homeschooling circles. And everyone seems to have an opinion, whether or not they’ve ever used it.
Because I have been homeschooling for 17 years now, and my oldest two are currently on full scholarship at college, due to such high scores on college entrance tests, I get a lot of questions about homeschooling.