Horizons Math Pre-Algebra Set

Horizons Math Pre-Algebra Set

Publisher: Alpha Omega Publications
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$89.96
Prepare your middle school student to excel at upper-level math with the new Horizons Pre-Algebra course! Along with exciting real life applications, this year long math course takes students from basic operations in whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, roots, and exponents and introduces them to math-building concepts in algebra, trigonometry and geometry. Divided in to 160 lessons, this course comes complete with one consumable student book, a student test and resources book and an easy-to-use teacher’s guide. Every block of ten lessons begins with a challenging set of problems that prepares students for standardized math testing and features personal interviews showing how individuals make use of math in everyday life.
 
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Horizons Pre-Algebra is the colorful continuation of the award-winning K-6 math series. Recommended for students in grade 7 or 8, this course prepares students for upper-level math courses with a review of vital basic math concepts and a robust introduction to algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.
 
What’s Inside
Comprised of three titles, the packaged set includes a student workbook, a teacher’s guide, and a tests and resources book.

New Content
Horizons Pre-Algebra includes several areas of new content, including -
  • Absolute Value
  • Volume and Surface Area of Solids
  • Transformations and Nets
  • Compound Interest
  • Representations of Data
  • Permutations, Combinations, and Odds and Events
  • Two Variable Equations
  • Four Operations with Monomials and Polynomials
  • Trigonometric Ratios

Horizons Pre-Algebra Student Book
Similar in format to other Horizons K-6 courses, the consumable, full-color Horizons Pre-Algebra Student Book includes 160 daily lessons. Each lesson begins with a teaching box that details the new concept. A class work section has been added to this area of the lesson for guided practice of the new concept. Typical of other Horizons math courses, the activities section of each lesson includes a set of practice problems for the new concept and review problems for previously covered concepts.
 
Another new feature of the Student Book is a set of college test prep questions that follows each block of 10 lessons. These problems are designed to help students prepare for standardized math testing. This book also includes a new collection of interviews with everyday people who use math in their daily vocations. Setting the stage for each group of lessons, these interviews bring the lessons to life by adding a human interest touch to word problems. (Perfect-bound, full-color, 8.5 x 11, 360 pages)

The Teacher’s Guide includes a readiness test, scope and sequence, appearance of concept charts, teaching tips for each lesson, reduced student and worksheet pages with solution keys for daily lessons, tests, exams, and worksheets. (Perfect-bound, black-and-white, 8.5 x 11, 400 pages)

Tests and Resources Book includes tests from the student books and worksheets from the teacher’s guides of previous Horizons math courses. This book also provides tear-out tests, exams, and worksheets, as well as full-color net diagrams, algebra squares manipulatives on cardstock, and formula strips for tests and exams. (Perfect-bound, consumable, 8.5 x 11, 240 pages)


Book Title Horizons Math Pre-Algebra Set
Publisher: Alpha Omega Publications
Prepare your middle school student to excel at upper-level math with the new Horizons Pre-Algebra course! Along with exciting real life applications, this year long math course takes students from basic operations in whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, roots, and exponents and introduces them to math-building concepts in algebra, trigonometry and geometry. Divided in to 160 lessons, this course comes complete with one consumable student book, a student test and resources book and an easy-to-use teacher’s guide. Every block of ten lessons begins with a challenging set of problems that prepares students for standardized math testing and features personal interviews showing how individuals make use of math in everyday life.  
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Horizons Pre-Algebra is the colorful continuation of the award-winning K-6 math series. Recommended for students in grade 7 or 8, this course prepares students for upper-level math courses with a review of vital basic math concepts and a robust introduction to algebra, trigonometry, and geometry.
 
What’s Inside
Comprised of three titles, the packaged set includes a student workbook, a teacher’s guide, and a tests and resources book.

New Content
Horizons Pre-Algebra includes several areas of new content, including -
  • Absolute Value
  • Volume and Surface Area of Solids
  • Transformations and Nets
  • Compound Interest
  • Representations of Data
  • Permutations, Combinations, and Odds and Events
  • Two Variable Equations
  • Four Operations with Monomials and Polynomials
  • Trigonometric Ratios

Horizons Pre-Algebra Student Book
Similar in format to other Horizons K-6 courses, the consumable, full-color Horizons Pre-Algebra Student Book includes 160 daily lessons. Each lesson begins with a teaching box that details the new concept. A class work section has been added to this area of the lesson for guided practice of the new concept. Typical of other Horizons math courses, the activities section of each lesson includes a set of practice problems for the new concept and review problems for previously covered concepts.
 
Another new feature of the Student Book is a set of college test prep questions that follows each block of 10 lessons. These problems are designed to help students prepare for standardized math testing. This book also includes a new collection of interviews with everyday people who use math in their daily vocations. Setting the stage for each group of lessons, these interviews bring the lessons to life by adding a human interest touch to word problems. (Perfect-bound, full-color, 8.5 x 11, 360 pages)

The Teacher’s Guide includes a readiness test, scope and sequence, appearance of concept charts, teaching tips for each lesson, reduced student and worksheet pages with solution keys for daily lessons, tests, exams, and worksheets. (Perfect-bound, black-and-white, 8.5 x 11, 400 pages)

Tests and Resources Book includes tests from the student books and worksheets from the teacher’s guides of previous Horizons math courses. This book also provides tear-out tests, exams, and worksheets, as well as full-color net diagrams, algebra squares manipulatives on cardstock, and formula strips for tests and exams. (Perfect-bound, consumable, 8.5 x 11, 240 pages)