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Teaching Textbook Math 5 Complete Set
Teaching Textbook Math 5

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Our Price: $119.90
Ages: 10
Grade Levels: 5th
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Product Code: 830-050

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Teaching Textbook Math 5
Designed for the typical fifth grader or an academically-advanced fourth-grader, this extraordinary math program includes a user-friendly consumable workbook, a helpful answer booklet, and four comprehensive CD-ROMs that contain lesson instructions and step-by-step audiovisual solutions to every one of the thousands of homework and test problems.

Topics Covered Include
Topics covered include continued instruction in operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimals, simple geometry concepts, units of measure, and percents.

Math 5 also has a digital gradebook that grades answers as soon as they are entered and calculates percentages for each assignment. Brilliant! Workbook is 617 pages, while CD-ROMs include over 100 hours of instruction.

Complete Set Provides Everything Your Child Needs
Most families purchase the complete set, including the instructional CDs, consumable workbook, and answer booklet. The CDs give your student clear, interesting lectures for every lesson, along with detailed step-by-step solutions for all of the problems. The workbook not only provides a convenient place for students to work on the problems without having to copy each one onto separate paper, it also gives students written lesson summaries for them to refer to while doing the problems, and gives your children the option of carrying their work with them away from the computer for added mobility after they’ve watched the lesson.

CDs-only Option May Work for Some Families
Some families choose to buy the CDs only for Math 5 and use them without the workbook. While this option will be less expensive, keep in mind that your child will need to keep a notebook to copy the problems into to work on them, and will lose the other benefits mentioned above of owning the workbook. Please note that you also will not receive the answer booklet with the CDs-only purchase.

Extra Workbooks Available for Additional Students
If you appreciate the benefits of using the Teaching Textbooks workbook, you’ll be pleased to know you can also purchase extra workbooks for additional students without having to buy a complete extra Teaching Textbooks set. If you have two students doing this grade together or another student coming up to this grade, and already own the CDs, click here to purchase an extra workbook. Please note that the CDs are required for this course, as the workbook alone will not contain all of the instructional content.

About Teaching Textbooks

Math for Homeschoolers
A number of years ago we did the unthinkable and took a poke at a sacred cow when we said that we didn't like the conventional big-name home school math programs. Though some families were steadfast in their defense, there has since been an increasing number of families who have come to realize that math programs originally designed to be used in government schools are wholly inadequate to meet the needs of home educators.

You Don't Have to be a Math Teacher!
What is wrong with adapting a school-based text for home use? There are a couple of significant issues with doing that. First, because a typical school text assumes a knowledgeable math teacher, the explanations are often meager and brief. If you double as a math teacher, this will present no problem to you. However, many parents either did not take upper level math as a teen, or if they did, the process is just a distant, unpleasant memory. So sparse explanations in typical texts can be frustrating to both child and parent. Second, government schools' math texts often contain excessive use of terminology, making simple ideas seem complex.

Designed for Independent Learners
However, the Teaching Textbooks series is produced with home educators in mind, so it tackles those issues head-on. Firstly, since the program is designed specifically for independent learners, it offers far more explanation than any others on the market, and the tone is friendly and conversational. Ultimately what sold me on this program are their computer CDs with down-to-earth, step-by-step multimedia solutions for every problem in the book, plus complete step-by-step solutions for every test problem.

Friendly Conversational Tone
The lectures - one for each lesson in the textbook - provide hours of instruction. Students will appreciate listening to (and watching) an explanation for each lesson rather than reading it out of a book. Designed for homeschoolers studying independently, Teaching Textbooks uses far less irrelevant jargon than other textbooks, while still retaining all the terms that students need to know for those important standardized tests, and the tone is friendly and conversational. This is a brilliant idea, long overdue and skillfully done.

Workbook Includes Lesson Summaries
The Teaching Textbooks program also incorporates a workbook in which your child will do daily math assignments. Designed specifically for independent learners, the Teaching Textbooks workbook contains a summary of the lectures from the CD, which allows your child to review key points from the lesson as necessary while working the problems. The workbook also comes with an answer key and a test bank.

Review Method
The Teaching Textbooks series has been field-tested with outstanding results. Like other quality math programs, Teaching Textbooks uses the review method because it is a proven method for ensuring children are able to master difficult subjects such as algebra and geometry. Students using Teaching Textbooks are fully prepared for College Board examinations and college courses. Enjoyable, efficient, and effective, what more could you want from a math program?

Another outstanding component of Timberdoodle's 2017 Fifth-Grade Curriculum Kit!
Download the Math 5 Placement Test as a PDF.
Download the Table of Contents as a PDF.
View Sample Lessons.

Windows system requirements:
  • Windows XP or later, including Windows 7
  • CPU of 1.0 GHz or faster
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 4x CD-ROM drive
  • Speakers

    The system requirements for Mac are:
  • A CPU Processor type of: G3 PowerPC / Intel Solo
  • Processor Speed of: 500 MHz / 1.0 GHz or faster
  • Mac OS 10.4 or later
  • 256 MB RAM
  • A 4x CD-ROM drive

  • Publisher's Information
    Author: Greg and Shawn Sabouri
    Pages: 617
    Binding: Spiral-bound
    Copyright: 2007
    ISBN: 9780979726552
    Publisher: Teaching Textbooks
    Made In: USA
    Consumable: Yes
    Reproducible: No
    Faith-Based: No

    Awards and Endorsements:
    Finalist in About.com's Reader's Choice Awards 2012

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    Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 42 Write a review.

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    No More Tears! June 23, 2016
    Reviewer: Tara from FL  
    My son struggled in math. We have been through 3 other math products and we both ended up in tears! I finally decided to switch and buy the 5th grade kit... and NO MORE TEARS from both of us!! He loves math now! We will never switch!

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    Great item! June 7, 2016
    Reviewer: Katie Wilson from Bethany, MO United States  
    This is such a great product with very good lessons explains things very well! My son loves it!

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    Love it!!! A friend had October 9, 2015
    Reviewer: Michelle M.  
    Love it!!! A friend had told me about it and it's working for us!!!

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    Love this. We recently decided March 17, 2015
    Reviewer: Jennifer B.  
    Love this. We recently decided to pull our daughter from public school and homeschool her. She is not thrilled with this change. Yesterday was her first day of being 'homeschooled' and she couldnt wait to show me what she had accomplished that morning!!!! Wonderful, engaging program.

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    What a wonderful program September 16, 2014
    Reviewer: Katie W.  
    My son just loves math and this is his favorite thing to do! He is really good with math so currently he does 3 lessons a day. And sometimes we up it depending on time! Each lesson is explained very well. Gives them a second chance on problems and lets them here why they missed if the have missed one! Great product! Last year he went thru grade 4 in 8 weeks! Looking to do the same here so we can move on to grade 6! Its also really good for him since he struggles with reading so this gives him confidence knowing he can do it with out very much help from me!

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