Saxon Math 8/7 with Prealgebra is an integrated mathematics program that consists of 120 daily lessons and 12 activity-based Investigations. Students are tested after every fifth lesson, and all tests are cumulative. Concepts are introduced incrementally and are continually practiced throughout the problem sets.
Each daily lesson consists of the following:
Students take a quick Facts Practice Test to increase their proficiency with basic operations; solve several mental math problems; and complete a problem-solving exercise by using such strategies as making lists, drawing pictures, working backward, and guessing and checking.
New Concept(s) (10-15 minutes)
The teacher presents the new increment(s) and works several examples with the class.
Lesson Practice(5-10 minutes)
Students solve problems that cover the new concept(s).
Mixed Practice (20-30 minutes)
Students solve problems that provide practice on previously introduced concepts as well as the new concept(s).
Topics covered by Saxon Math 8/7include:
powers and roots
transformation of formulas
factoring algebraic expressions
graphing linear equations and inequalities
scale factor and indirect measure
similar and congruent figures
data collection, display, and analysis
probability and statistics
Softbound student edition, Tests/Worksheets. Solutions Manual. Third edition.
Includes student textbook (non consumable), solutions manual (non consumable), tests and worksheets (consumable).