Athena’s has found students work best in the subject of Mathematics when they are able to progress at their own pace while receiving instructor support. Beast Academy books provide a curriculum that is both rigorous and complete as well as engaging and entertaining. Each grade level is split into four parts (A-D) covered in two semesters. For each part there is a Guide and a Practice book.
Guides provide instruction delivered by the Academy instructors in a comic book style that encourages reasoning and problem solving. Practice books provide hundreds of problems, puzzles, and games to reinforce the lessons. (beastacademy.com)
Curriculum: Beast Academy by AoPS (Art of Problem Solving)
The guides are written in an engaging comic book style, and the practice books provide over 300 problems ranging from introductory level exercises to very challenging puzzles and word problems. (beastacademy.com)
Beast Academy 3A Guide and Practice Books are aligned to the 2010 Common Core State Standards for 3rd grade mathematics. Level 3A includes chapters on shape classification, skip-counting, and perimeter and area.
Beast Academy 3B Guide and Practice Books are aligned to the 2010 Common Core State Standards for 3rd grade mathematics. Level 3B includes chapters on multiplication, perfect squares, and the distributive property.
Note to Parents:
Although the course is set up to be completed in 16-weeks, students will have 40-weeks to complete the information and activities.