### Off to a Great Start with Christ-Centered Math!

- Older 3’s (AK3)
- Young 4’s (K4)

**Recommended For:**

**Notice to Math Edition 1 Users:** If you own the original Math Lessons Guide: Level A and Math Lessons Guide: Level B, 2011’s Home School versions are not compatible. To purchase Edition 1’s Math Workbook: Level A, order **Part 401.** For Level B, order **Part 403.**

- Skills Covered at Math Level A:
- Godly Character Qualities 1-10
- Number Concepts 1-10
- Introduction to Addition Families 1-10
- Number Line 0-10
- Before and After 0-1
- Missing Numbers in Sequence 0-10
- Greater Than/Less Than 0-10
- Counting by 1’s to 100
- Tracing/Writing Numbers 1-10

**Description of Math Lessons A:**

After teaching the daily lesson, refer to Part II’s **Workbook Answer Key** for additional teaching tips. Each **Math Workbook** A assignment begins with Scripture plus a spiritual and math application.

**FOUNDATION DAYS 1-10** introduce the animal number families of the Christ-Centered Math Flashcards 1-10 Set which lays a foundation for the godly character training taught in Levels A-C.

- The second set of ten lessons introduces addition concepts 1-10 through the ten animal number families—one lesson per family. The 55 animal babies are in Part II of the Math Master Guide (Part 500). Each animal on Math Flashcards 1-10 has the same number of babies as its numeral. Their lessons are divided as follows:
**DAILY MATH DRILL:**Students learn to count by 1’s using the 0-100 Numbers Chart. Gradually, they also learn a simple drill for all the animal babies.**NUMBER CONCEPTS:**This section helps students put meaning (value) to numbers as they learn concepts like “2+1 is another name for 3.” This is reinforced through the 0-10 Animal Number Line plus these hands-on teaching aids: Place Value Pocket Chart (Part 520.1) and Snap Cubes (Part 520.2).**BASIC SKILLS:**This section teaches Before/After, Greater Than/Less Than, and Missing Numbers in Sequence.**DAILY SEATWORK:**The Math Workbook A assignment is listed at the end of each lesson along with pacing suggestions. Also included is a “WRITING NUMERALS” assignment which recommends singing the “Writing Numbers With Song” (Appendix A).

- Christ-Centered Math Master Guide (Part 500)
- Christ-Centered Animal Stories CD (Part 501)
- Christ-Centered Math Workbook: Level A (Part 503)

**In addition to Math Lessons A, you need:**

**Math Hands-On Teaching Aids:** Math Lessons A, B:1, and C use a Place Value Pocket Chart (Part 520.1) and Snap Cubes (Part 520.2) to give meaning (value) to numbers. Both are included in Math Kits A and B.

- Teach an Advanced 3 or Young 4 according to a pace that best fits God-given capabilities. Especially look for daily opportunities to develop the godly character qualities of the Animal Families represented on Math Flashcards 1-10.
- An Advanced K4, K5, or Beginning 1st grader can usually complete Math Levels A and B:1 in a typical school year—and some K5/B1st students can also finish Level B:2.
- More Advanced K5/B1st students have been known to finish Levels A, B, and C in a year, or shortly thereafter. For the best results, teach in sequence according to whatever pacing lovingly challenges your student’s God-given capabilities.

**PACING SUGGESTIONS:**

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