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Math Lessons for a Living Education: Level 1

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Finally, a homeschool math curriculum for the real world! Math Lessons for a Living Education 1 brings concepts to life through a Charlotte Mason flavor of engaging stories, copy work, oral narration, hands-on experience, and practical application. Equivalent to a first grade level.

The Best Start

Math Lessons for a Living Education Level 1 teaches math through engaging, real-life stories and practical application because math is all around us! This story-based approach invites students to participate in the story, make mathematical connections, explore the world around them with Charlie & Charlotte, and realize the value of math in their own lives.

Math Lessons for a Living Education Level 1 teaches through:

  • Short, story based lessons
  • Real life application
  • Hands-on activities
  • Engaging, full-color worksheets

Learn Smarter

Students learn best and retain more when they are engaged in the material and actively applying concepts to everyday life—Math Lessons for a Living Education engages your student through exciting stories and teaches them how to apply mathematical concepts through everyday life situations—allowing your student to learn smarter instead of harder!

Real Life, Real Math

Mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, patterns, and telling time are taught within the framework of an engaging, real-life story while fun worksheets provide your student the opportunity to apply the exciting new concepts. A Charlotte Mason flavored blend of stories, copy work, oral narration, and hands-on experience brings mathematical concepts to life, inviting students to explore the world around them and connect mathematical concepts to real life.

Lessons Kids Love

Math Lessons for a Living Education creates a stress-free, tear-free environment for your child to learn, grow, and develop their math skills—and because your student is relating newfound knowledge to everyday life, they’ll retain those skills too!

In Math Lessons for a Living Education Level 1 your student will learn:

  • How to count & write numbers 0-100
  • Counting by 2s, 5s, & 10s
  • Addition & Subtraction of numbers 0-10
  • Place value to hundreds
  • Shapes & Patterns
  • Simple Fractions
  • How to tell time
  • and so much more!

Math Lessons for a Living Education Level 1 Includes:

  • Convenient Daily Schedule—saving you time!
  • Short, engaging 15-30 minute lessons
  • Full-color worksheets
  • Link to downloadable answer key
  • Manipulatives section

Course Features:

  • Instructional blend of stories, copy-work, oral narration, and hands-on experience to bring concepts to life
  • Convenient perforated pages
  • Recommended for: Grade 1 / 5-7 years old
  • Designed for parent & child to work through together

Table of Contents

  • Using This Course
  • Schedule
  • Lesson 1: The Adventure Begins! We Learn Numbers 0–9
  • Lesson 2: How Many Eggs? Review of Numbers 0–9
  • Lesson 3: A Bed for Pokey; Introducing Rectangles
  • Lesson 4: Circles and Patterns
  • Lesson 5: Review of Concepts
  • Lesson 6: More Numbers, Patterns, Shapes; Introducing Triangles
  • Lesson 7: Learning to Count with Bigger Numbers—Place Values
  • Lesson 8: More Work with Place Values
  • Lesson 9: Review of Concepts
  • Lesson 10: Place Value, Patterns of 10s
  • Lesson 11: Practice with Patterns and Shapes
  • Lesson 12: Introducing the + and = Symbols
  • Lesson 13: Addition + 1
  • Lesson 14: Writing & Adding Numbers; Introducing the Days of the Week
  • Lesson 15: More About Addition (Vertical Addition)
  • Lesson 16: More Addition; Introducing Squares
  • Lesson 17: Two by Two (Introducing Skip Counting by 2s)
  • Lesson 18: Number Families, Addition to Ten
  • Lesson 19: Counting by 10
  • Lesson 20: Counting Groups
  • Lesson 21: Solving for an Unknown
  • Lesson 22: Tally Marks to Make Groups of Five
  • Lesson 23: Counting by 5s
  • Lesson 24: Telling Time, Part 1
  • Lesson 25: Telling Time, Part 2
  • Lesson 26: Telling Time, Part 3
  • Lesson 27: Introducing Simple Fractions, Part 1
  • Lesson 28: Introducing Simple Fractions, Part 2
  • Lesson 29: Introduction to Subtraction
  • Lesson 30: Subtraction -1
  • Lesson 31: Review of Shapes
  • Lesson 32: Review of Place Value — Numbers to 100
  • Lesson 33: Review of Addition
  • Lesson 34: Review of Skip Counting 2’s and 5’s
  • Lesson 35: Review of Skip Counting 10’s & Tally Marks
  • Lesson 36: Review of Numbers to 100
  • Manipulative Section
  • Appendix – Bean Sprouting Project Instructions