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## Is Saxon Math challenging?

It’s hard. You have to be able to teach Saxon math, and you have to understand it in order to actually teach it WELL. If you can’t do this and the student can’t understand it either…Then it’s not for you. Any other helpful hints: You don’t have to do every single problem unless you need more practice.

### Is Saxon Math Easy?

Overall, the Saxon Math courses are easy to use and allow students to do much of their work independently. They work well in many homeschooling situations.

**Is Saxon Math effective?**

My family has had so much success with Saxon Math! I often recommend it to other homeschool families. It doesn’t come with bells and whistles, but it’s thorough. Each lesson builds on the last, so that lessons are continually reviewing previous concepts.

**Does Saxon Math have workbooks?**

Math 1, 2, and 3 kits contain teacher edition, meeting book, and a set of 2 workbooks. Manipulatives are a vital, integral part of the program; these are not included in the Home Study Kits, but are available through us also.

## Is Saxon Math on grade level?

Saxon Math 8/7 is on-grade level for 7th grade and for an 8th grader who may need to take it at a slower pace. Algebra 1/2 is often taken by 8th graders. Algebra 1 is often taken by 8th or 9th graders.

### Is Saxon Math better than Common Core?

Saxon Math covers the complete K-12 curriculum. It is not necessarily more advanced, particularly with Common Core aligned editions, but does teach with more rigor and with a greater emphasis on drill and practice than many other math programs out there.

**What age is Saxon Math for?**

Saxon Math is graded K, 1, 2, and 3 for kindergarten through third-grade students. After third grade, the textbooks switch to skill level instead of grade level. Thus, Math 3 is followed by Math 5/4 , which is for advanced fourth graders or for average fifth graders.

**How many lessons are in Saxon Math 2?**

132 lessons

Category Description for Saxon Math 2: 132 lessons.