The research-based FOCUS on Mathematics series provides differentiated practice in word problems in six critical strands including Building Number Sense, Using Estimation, Using Algebra, Using Geometry, Determining Probability and Averages, and Interpreting Graphs and Charts.
For reading practice, see the FOCUS on Reading series.
Each of the six FOCUS on Mathematics titles are available in Levels A–H (Grades 1–8).
Each Student Book opens with a Learn About section, which offers an overview of the material with instruction and modeling. This section is followed by the Lesson Preview, which includes guided practice with scaffolding, plus sample questions with correct and incorrect responses for discussion. Student Books also include 20 independent practice lessons and five self-assessments.
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Each Teacher Guide includes answer keys, answer forms, and mathematics strategy tips for teachers.
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