# Singapore Primary Mathematics Level 2 US Edition

## Level 2A

Singapore Math's Primary Math, US Edition series features the Concrete> Pictorial> Abstract approach. Students begin by learning through concrete and pictorial means before moving into abstract thought and development, which encourages an active thinking process, communication of mathematical ideas and problem solving. Lessons are designed for a mix of teacher instruction and independent work, and students are encouraged to discuss ideas and explore additional problem-solving methods.

Primary Math Book 2A teaches numbers, comparing, and place value to 100, addition and subtraction with/without renaming, measuring length in meters, centimeters, yards, feet and inches, measuring weight in kilograms, grams, pounds, ounces, multiplication and dividing by 2 and 3.

This set of textbooks and workbooks is designed specifically for U.S. students. Names, terms in examples, measurement, spellings, currency and other such elements have been changed to reflect American names and stylistic preferences. 112 pgs, non-consumable and non-reproducible. Paperback.

Singapore Primary Math Workbooks are consumable and should be used in conjunction with the textbooks. Containing the exercises the student does independently, workbooks provide the practice essential to skill mastery. A variety of exercises are presented, from pictorial to abstract. This workbook accompanies Primary Math Textbook 2A US Edition. 174 pages, softcover.

Singapore Math Home Instructor Guides were created specifically to give homeschoolers' a teacher's guide that works in an individualized environment. Work on explaining concepts as you bridge the gap between the textbook and workbook with unit concepts, pages to reference, numerous reinforcement and practice exercises and detailed solutions laid out step-by-step. Suggestion-only timeframes for each unit are included, though not organized by "daily lesson", allowing the parent to determine how much time to spend on a particular concept. This Home Instructor's guide may be used for either the 3rd Edition or Primary Math Textbook 2A U.S. Edition. 150 pages, softcover.
This guide contains:

1. Notes to the instructor with some mathematical background for each section in the textbook
2. Objective of each lesson
3. Teaching activities using manipulatives
4. Reinforcement activities which often include a game
5. Answers to corresponding textbook pages and learning tasks for the lesson
6. Answers to the corresponding workbook exercises

The "Manipulatives" section on page vii of this Home Instructor's Guide refers to an appendix. However, the pages for this appendix were inadvertently left out; a link is provided to access the manipulatives section on Singapore Math's website.

7. Singapore Primary Teacher's Guides provide a clear framework with each lesson accompanied by activities which expand and reinforce concepts. Teacher's guides will work for both teachers who wish to adapt lessons to their own classroom situation, and teachers who desire easy-to-follow, effective teaching strategies. Notes to the teacher and detailed objectives for each learning task are included to help instructors fully understand the purpose and concept behind each set of problems. The teacher's guide contains answers for the textbooks and workbooks. Books are designed to be taught by classroom teachers using either the Primary Math 3rd Edition or Primary Math Textbook 2A U.S. Edition. 137 pages, spiralbound softcover.

## Level 2B

Singapore Math's Primary Math, U.S. Edition series features the Concrete> Pictorial> Abstract approach. Students begin by learning through concrete and pictorial means before moving into abstract thought and development, which encourages an active thinking process, communication of mathematical ideas and problem solving. Lessons are designed for a mix of teacher instruction and independent work, and students are encouraged to discuss ideas and explore additional problem-solving methods.

Primary Math 2B, US Edition teaches mental addition and subtraction, multiplying and division by 4, 5, and 10, money (US currency), fractions, time, capacity, geometry and area.

This set of textbooks and workbooks is designed specifically for U.S. students. Names, terms in examples, measurement, spellings, currency and other such elements have been changed to reflect American names and stylistic preferences. Review included. 112 pgs, non-consumable and non -reproducible. Paperback.

Singapore Primary Math Workbooks are consumable and should be used in conjunction with the textbooks. Containing the exercises the student does independently, workbooks provid the practice essential to skill mastery. A variety of exercises are presented, from pictorial to abstract. This workbook accompanies Primary Math Textbook 2B US Edition. 176 pages, softcover.

Singapore Math Home Instructor Guides were created specifically to give homeschoolers' a teacher's guide that works in an individualized environment. Work on explaining concepts as you bridge the gap between the textbook and workbook with unit concepts, pages to reference, numerous reinforcement and practice exercises and detailed solutions laid out step-by-step. Suggestion-only timeframes for each unit are included, though not organized by "daily lesson", allowing the parent to determine how much time to spend on a particular concept. This Home Instructor's guide may be used for either the 3rd Edition or Primary Math Textbook 2B U.S. Edition. 170 pages, spiralbound softcover.
This guide contains:

1. Notes to the instructor with some mathematical background for each section in the textbook
2. Objective of each lesson
3. Teaching activities using manipulatives
4. Reinforcement activities which often include a game
5. Answers to corresponding textbook pages and learning tasks for the lesson
6. Answers to the corresponding workbook exercises

The "Manipulatives" section on page vii of this Home Instructor's Guide refers to an appendix. However, the pages for this appendix were inadvertently left out; a link is provided to access the manipulatives section on Singapore Math's website.

1. Extra Practice for Primary Mathematics U.S. Edition follows the topical arrangement in the Primary Mathematics U.S. Edition series. The exercises generally provide problems of a similar style and level of difficulty as the course material, but are short and specific. Instructors may assign only those topics in which the students needs more practice; it is recommended for average students needing more practice than found in the workbooks. This series may be used as a source of problems for tests, to re-teach or practice a topic, or to review a specific topic from a previous level. Answers are provided at the back of the books.

Book 2 covers multiplying and dividing by 2,3,4,5 and 10; money; fractions; time; capacity; graphs; geometry; area; length; weight; renaming problems; place value and more. 100 pages, softcover.

This extra practice book accompanies Singapore Math: Primary Math Textbook 2A US Edition" and Singapore Math: Primary Math Textbook 2B US Edition.