In the "Getting Ready to Learn" portion of the textbook lesson, "Check your readiness" exercises help students see where they might need to review before the lesson. "Check skills you'll need" list out the skills used in the lesson, and new vocabulary is listed before it's introduced. Sidebar helps tell students where to go for help in the textbook if they need to review, or note when an online tutor video is available.
The lesson itself includes "quick check" problems for students to see if they understand the concept just introduced; "key concepts" boxes that summarize definitions, formulas, & properties, online activities for review and practice; vocabulary sidebars and features that help focus on the language of math; and multiple types of practice activities that feature new material, integrate older material, and provide challenges. A homework video tutor for every lesson is provided online. Designed to especially help students prepare for high-stakes tests like the SAT and ACT, as well as standardized tests, test-taking strategies are included in each chapter. Skills handbook, Spanish/English glossary, instant check answers, and selected answers are included in the student textbook.
The teacher's guide includes full-color student pages with the correct answers overlaid in pink ink. The margins contain teacher notes, including page numbers for intervention students to review, an overview, questions to activate prior knowledge, objectives, math background summary, supporting resource list, guided teaching instruction, differentiated instruction for special needs, below level, advanced learners, and ELL students, additional examples, alternative methods, assignments, homework checks, error prevention tips, additional resources, and other helpful information. A skills flow, correlations chart, pacing charts, and other teacher tools are provided. Additional answers with some worked solutions are provided in the back of the book.
The workbook provides complete daily support for the lesson, and includes a daily notetaking guide, guided problem solving exercises, and additional practice for every lesson. For each chapter vocabulary and study skills are emphasized. The Daily Notebooking Guide is designed to be used while working through the text; each section corresponds to a section in the text, with objectives clearly laid out. 567 perforated newsprint-like pages, softcover.
The workbook teacher's guide includes the answers to the workbook with reduced pages & overlaid answers for the daily notebooking questions, and line-listed answers for the practice and guided problem solving questions. It also contains the answers to the vocabulary and study skills for each chapter. 93 perforated, three-hole-punched pages, softcover.
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