Progressing with Arithmetic
This hardcover textbook has 170 lessons, counting tests. Lesson concepts are explained in the student text. After reviewing the basic facts and teaching the multiplication and division facts 10’s-12’s, this book teaches long division, multiplying by 2-digit numbers, and checking in the four processes of computation. Reading problem skills include distance-rate-time, 2-step problems, using sketches, and identifying missing information. The following areas of study are also covered.
Numbers—Place value to hundred millions, and decimals to hundredths. Roman numerals through the 300s.
Measures—Changing measure to equivalent in other units, adding and subtracting compound measures, scale drawings, metric units of length.
Fractions—Comparing fraction value, equivalent fractions, reducing fractions, adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers.
Geometry—Finding perimeter and area of squares and rectangles.
Graphs—Picture graphs and bar graphs.
A separate tablet of speed drills provides a timed drill for every second lesson. Speed drills exercise a wide range of skills taught in Grade 4. The 17 chapter tests are bound in a separate booklet with tear-out sheets.
The teacher’s manual comes in two volumes. Each lesson shows the pupil’s pages full size with answers filled in. Extra pages give detailed guidance for the teacher in lesson presentation. Answer keys for speed drills and tests are included.