People often ask me about the textbooks I used to homeschool my sons during grades 7 and 8. I appreciate the question, because - aside from grading essays - textbook selection was probably the most time-consuming part of being Caplan Family School's Head Teacher. The books I assigned, with commentary:7th GradeFor Algebra we used Practical Algebra: A Self-Teaching Guide. This is probably the best math text I've ever seen: clear, thorough, and (to our eyes) literally infallible.For Geometry, I couldn't find a really good text, so we just used the geometry sections of the Kaplan SAT prep book and Kaplan SAT Math Level 1 prep book, plus miscellaneous others.Our source for Algebra II was Practice Makes
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