The second digit is for quick workers; the first is supposed to represent the ‘average’ student.
Here is Saxon’s recommendation for the order of Saxon math books: Kindergarten – Saxon K 1st grade – Saxon Math 1 2nd grade – Saxon Math 2 3rd grade – Saxon Math 3 4th grade – Saxon Math 5/4 5th grade – Saxon Math 6/5 6th grade – Saxon 7/6 7th grade – Saxon 8/7 or Algebra 1/2** (See explanation below) 8th grade – Saxon Algebra 1 ***Geometry (see explanation below) 9th grade – Saxon Algebra 2 10th grade – Saxon Advanced Mathematics 11th grade – Saxon Calculus 12th grade – Saxon Physics ** Saxon 8/7 and Alg 1/2 are both considered Pre-Algebra.
The numerous word problems make the problems applicable to real life, too.
Here are my answers to the most frequently asked questions about Saxon Math, along with our experiences: Saxon Math is graded K, 1, 2, 3 for kindergarten through third-grade students.
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.
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.