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I bought it for my son to do it over the summer. I really like the math sections. It has a little brain box at the bottom of the page to explain the math concept. The social studies section is more for the American history and geography, so I would skip that section. There are stickers for putting onto a certificate at the end. A great incentive for completing each chapter. Overall it is a good workbook for practice.
It's excellent subject coverage for my homeschooled son. Unfortunately the brain boxes don't have enough info for a homeschool student or instructor. I am by no means uneducated. I achieved all A's in college but I don't always remember all the rules and labels and formulas. It would be great if this company would create a teaching guide. I also wish it went beyond 6th grade. I have 4 stars because of the lack of info needed to help your child with the assignments. Whether or not a child attends a standard school many parents are in need of more guidance for working with their child especially with common core curriculum which even teachers with degrees barely understand and very much dislike.
I bought a 1st grade one for my preschooler and this one for my 7 year old 2nd grader. I am reviewing the 4th grade notebook here. My son is gifted and gets some gifted hours at school (which for some reason are always on days off or get canceled). But for him the second grade class is just like daycare and there's not much learning going on. I'm not an educator, nor am I of gifted intelligence, so I don't know how to pick up the slack at home. I bought this two grades up because I thought it could be the educator that I am not and provide some challenge. It's working. The problems are challenging and fun and applicable in the real world. He very much enjoys it. As with the one for my non-gifted daughter, I would say go up at least one grade level because otherwise they may be too simple.