Horizons Homeschool Curriculum

According to Alpha Omega Publications Horizons Homeschool is a brightly illustrated, engaging workbook curriculum filled with consumable lessons and hands-on activities.

Designed with fast-paced lessons, Horizons uses a spiral learning method to help your student master concepts through the process of introduction, review, and reinforcement.

This learning method allows students to quickly grasp difficult concepts in a colorful, motivating format.

Available in grades PreK-12, Horizons has a precise curriculum structure and six core subjects, plus the preschool course.

Preschool 3 and 4

Horizons Preschool for Three’s is a 40-week program for three-year-olds that teaches  pre-reading, numbers, language, and school readiness.

Horizons Preschool is for four-year-olds getting ready for kindergarten with 180 lessons in social studies, language arts, math, phonics, and science.

The academic content and character building lessons in Horizons preschool gave my daughter a solid foundation for Kindergarten - Melissa

Horizons Math

Horizons Math is for grades K-8 that uses manipulatives, memorization, and drill.

Fundamental concepts learned in earlier units are reviewed to make sure the child masters the consepts.

It covers Numbers, Order, and Value; Addition and Subtraction; Ratios, Measurement, and Decimals; Fractions and Comparison; Equations, Colors, and Geometry; Graphs, Estimation, and Solving; Multiplication and Division; Linear and Quadratic Equations; Radical Expressions; Monomials and Polynomials; and Functions.

Penmanship

Horizon Penmanship is for grades 1-5 and teaches letter formation, spacing, and capitalization.

Using Bible verses is brings Bible truths into practical, easy-to-follow lessons.

Phonics and Reading

Horizons Homeschool

For grades K-3, Horizons Phonics and Reading is a phonetic-based word-recognition and early reading program.

The seven major themes covered are phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, text comprehension, spelling, and penmanship.

Spelling and Vocabulary

For grades 1-3rd grade and  is a phonics-based and new spelling words are introduced  with exciting activities and word puzzles.

Each grade has a student dictionary to help teach vocabulary skills. s a main subject.

Pros Of Horizon

  • Brightly illustrated, engaging workbook with removable pages.
  • Filled with consumable lessons and hands-on activities.
  • Easy-to-use teacher's guides with daily planners, lesson schedules, and clear objectives.
  • The Bible and Christian living is integrated into all subjects.
  • Perfect for hands-on learning
  • Available in grades PreK-12
  • Six core subjects, Health, Math, Penmanship, Phonics and reading, PE, Spelling and Vocabulary.
  • K-2nd offer all 6 individual core subjects: Health, Math, Penmanship, Phonics and reading, PE, Spelling and Vocabulary.
  • 3rd-5th offer Math, Penmanship, Health and PE
  • 6th offers math, Health and PE only
  • 7-12 offers PE and Health
  • They have individual products that can be a helpful supplement to the homeschool family.
  • The biggest product sold is the Horizon Math curriculum.

Cons of Horizons

  • Some parents dislike Horizons’ constant review of old material.
  • Some parents do not like to have to purchase the teachers manual in the early grades because the material is so easy to teach and it costs a  significant money.
  • This is not a full K-12 Curriculum.


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