Beast Academy is the new elementary-school math curriculum from Art of Problem Solving. Beast Academy provides a full, rigorous, and entertaining curriculum for aspiring math beasts in grades 2-5. The series consists of four two-book sets for each grade. The Guide book of each set presents the lessons and the Practice book provides exercises and problems to reinforce the lessons.
Beast Academy 2D is the fourth set in the four-set series for Grade 2. Guide 2D delivers complete lessons to the students of Beast Academy in an engaging comic-book style. The companion book, Practice 2D, provides over 400 problems ranging from introductory level exercises to very challenging puzzles and word problems to reinforce the lessons in the Guide.
Beast Academy 2D covers the following topics:
Big Numbers : Thousands, millions and larger place values. Reading, writing, adding, subtracting, comparing, and estimating with big numbers.
Algorithms (+ & -): Stacking addition with regrouping, adding more than two numbers at a time, stacking subtraction with breaking, and solving cryptarithms.
Problem Solving : Staying organized, finding and using patterns, solving simpler problems, eliminating choices, and using manipulatives.