# Addition and Subtraction for Single-Digit Numbers and Other Topics

Alpha focuses on building a strong foundation for the concepts of single-digit addition and subtraction. We use systematic teaching strategies to help your student commit addition and subtraction facts to memory.

# What do I need?

#### To successfully complete the Alpha level, you will need:

• Instruction Manual — includes detailed instructions and solutions
• Instructional lesson videos — on DVDs and streaming within the Alpha Digital Pack
• Student Workbook — includes Lesson Practice, Systematic Review, and Application and Enrichment worksheets
• Test booklet
• Integer Block Kit

Browse our sets to find the best fit for your needs.

# Lesson 09: Addition: +9, Mental Math

Use Math-U-See’s four step approach and try out an example lesson from the Alpha level.

Step 1: Watch the video and review the material in the sample PDF below.
Step 2: Present the concept to your child using the build, write and say method.
Step 3: Have your student practice the concept using the sample PDF below.
Step 4: Evaluate their level of mastery and if ready move on to the next lesson.

Each lessons A, B, and C pages are used to teach the current lessons concept. The lettered lesson pages that come after those are for systematic review. These review pages may not be necessary for your child to fully complete, they should be used to practice the concepts they have not yet mastered or to review the concepts they have.

# Alpha Universal Set

Includes everything you need for a successful experience with Alpha:
• Instruction Manual with complete solutions
• Instruction DVD
• Student Workbook
• Tests booklet
• Integer Block Kit
• Skip Count Songs MP3s
• Songbook PDF

# Alpha Level Up Set

For customers who already have the required Integer Block Kit, this Set includes Alpha:
• Instruction Manual with complete solutions
• Instruction DVD
• Student Workbook
• Tests booklet
• Skip Count Songs MP3s
• Songbook PDF

# Alpha Individual Items

All of our Math-U-See books are the Canadian Edition and we are the only authorized retailer in Canada able to offer it.

## Alpha Student Pack

The Alpha Student Pack contains the Student Workbook with lesson-by-lesson worksheets, systematic review pages, and Application and Enrichment pages as well as Alpha Tests.

## Alpha Instruction Pack

The Alpha Instruction Pack contains the Instruction Manual with lesson-by-lesson instructions and full solutions, and the DVD with lesson-by-lesson video instruction.

## Alpha Digital Pack

Lifetime access to Alpha streaming instruction videos and online Instruction Manual, lesson and test solutions, Skip Count Songs MP3s and Songbook PDFs, and other online resources from any browser. You’ll also have access to the Math-U-See Digital Manipulatives. Digital Access information will be sent in a separate email once the order has been processed. Note: Digital Packs do not include Student Workbook or Tests.

## Skip Count CD & Book

This CD and songbook will help your student learn their skip counting and addition facts. They include a booklet with the words and music. There are two versions of the songs on the CD, one with Christian lyrics, and the other with the lyrics taken from science and literature.

## Integer Block Kit

This 133-piece manipulative block set is the only one you’ll need for all levels of Math-U-See, from Primerthrough Algebra 1; includes 20 ones and tens, 13 fives, and 10 each of twos, threes, fours, sixes, sevens, eights, nines, and hundreds blocks, plus the Decimal Street™/Block Clock poster. The durable cardboard storage box doubles as a carrying case while keeping blocks tidy and simplifying clean up. Note: While it’s fun to build with our Manipulatives, please remember that they contain small parts and are not toys. We recommend them for children ages 4 and above.

## \$129.50

Note about the Canadian Edition: MathCanada is the only authorized distributor for the Canadian Edition of Math-U-See. Every Math-U-See book we sell will be the Canadian Edition. If you are purchasing your books from another vendor, unless they are used, will be the US version which does not contain Canadian content such as the metric system or Canadian money.