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Saxon Math 7/6, Part One

With Monica Breier

Master middle school math with the 7/6 Saxon Math course, introducing functions and coordinate graphing, integers, exponential expressions, and prime factorization. Students will also learn about the order of operations, number lines, decimal place value, how to find the percent of a number, how to round decimal numbers, the attributes of geometric solids, and more.

**Total classes: **14

**Prerequisite: **Saxon 6/5 or equivalent. Saxon placement test can be found at __https://www.sonlight.com/homeschool/curriculum/placement-tests/saxon-placement-tests/__

**Suggested grade level: **6th to 7th grade

**Suggested credit: **One full semester Math

Building upon the principles taught in Saxon Math 6/5, Saxon Math 7/6 textbook introduces functions and coordinate graphing, integers, exponential expressions, and prime factorization. Students will specifically learn about the order of operations, number lines, decimal place value, how to find the percent of a number, how to round decimal numbers, attributes of geometric solids, and more.

Lessons contain a warm-up (with facts practice, mental math, & problem-solving exercises); introduction to the new concept, lesson practice exercises where the new skill is practiced, and mixed practice exercises, which includes 25-30 old and new problems. In-depth “Investigations” are provided every 10 lessons, and have their own set of questions.

Week 1-3: Lessons 1-10

Week 4-5: Lessons 11-20

Week 6-7: Lessons 21-30

Week 8-9: Lessons 31-40

Week 10-11: Lessons 41-50

Week 12-14: Lessons 51-60

**Course materials:** Saxon 7/6 Homeschool Kit, Fourth Edition (https://setonbooks.com/math/1768-saxon-76-homeschool-4th-edition-home-study-kit.html). Other materials include compass, protractor, ruler, graph paper, and scientific calculator.

**Homework:** Daily assignments (aside from test days) taking 15-25 minutes, with weekly quizzes and tests occurring every week to two weeks.

**Class dates:** Wednesdays, September 4th to December 11th, 2024. (No class November 27th)

**Starting time:** 4:00 PM Eastern (3:00 Central; 2:00 Mountain; 1:00 Pacific)

**Duration:** 45 minutes

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