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Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics
 Is there more than one edition of Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics?
Yes, Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics is available in a Standards Edition and
a Common Core Edition.
The Standards Edition was
adapted from the original
Earlybird
Kindergarten
to meet the Callfornia Mathematics
Contents Standards. The Common Core Edition was
released in 2014 with slight modifications to align with CCSS.
 What is the format of Earlybird Kindergarten?
Earlybird Kindergarten is a series of two textbooks, A and B. There are also
teacher’s guides and activity books.

Can we use just the textbooks?
Yes. Textbooks include suggestions for introducing and developing concepts. These
suggestions are expanded on in the teacher’s guides.

Are the textbooks consumable?
Yes, students can write in the textbooks.
 Are activity books and readers required?
They are not required, but offer interactive stories, illustrations, and lesson
plans that extend the material. The activity books follow the sequence in the
textbook, and are designed to be used with the readers.
 Can activity books be used without readers?
Yes. Activities are based on the stories in the readers, but the stories are
based on wellknown children's rhymes and fables, so the readers are not
required.
 Are there any other supplements?
Essential
Math
can supplement Earlybird Kindergarten.
 Do you have table of contents for these books? Sample pages?
Yes.
Each supplementary product page contains a table of contents and sample
pages. For a quick overview of all Singapore Math titles, visit our
Singapore Math^{® }Product Samples.

Do you have a scope and sequence chart for this series?
Yes, please visit Scope and Sequence.

Do you have a pacing guideline for this series?
Yes. Please click here to look at Earlybird Mathematics Common Core Edition Pacing Chart.

What manipulatives can be used with Earlybird Kindergarten?
Most of the materials used in this program are simple items from around
the home or classroom, such as toys and dishes. The following
manipulatives would be useful to have on hand for Earlybird Kindergarten:
a.
Counters b. Multilink cubes c. Simple balance d. Number cards e. Geometric solids f. Clock with geared hands
Essential Math Kindergarten

What is Essential Math Kindergarten?
Essential Math consists of two books to prepare students for most primary level mathematics
curriculum.

Is there a teacher’s guide for this series?
There is no separate teacher’s guide, but there is material at the bottom of
each page with suggestions for introducing the concepts and for followup
activities. The suggestions are carefully designed to require a minimum of
preparation.

Is Essential Math a standalone or a supplementary series?
Essential Math is a standalone curriculum, and follows the same sequence of
topics as the Earlybird Kindergarten Standards Edition. It covers odd/even
numbers and fractions, which are not in the Earlybird Kindergarten Standards
Edition, but doesn't cover money.

Do you have table of contents for these books? Sample pages?
Yes. Each supplementary product page contains a table of contents and sample pages. For a quick overview of all Singapore Math titles, visit our Singapore Math^{®} Product Samples.

Can I use the Earlybird readers and activity books with Essential Math?
Yes, they cover the same topics.

What manipulatives are used with Essential Math?
Most of the materials used in this program are simple items from around the home or classroom, such as toys and dishes. The following manipulatives would be useful to have on hand for Essential Math:
a.
Counters b. Multilink cubes c. Simple balance d. Number cards e. Geometric solids f. Clock with geared hands



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