Topic/Sub-topic Content Learning Outcomes
1 Whole numbers
1.1 Numbers up to 1000 Include:
  • counting in tens/ hundreds,
  • number notation and place values (hundreds, tens, ones),
  • reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,
  • comparing and ordering numbers,
  • number patterns.
1.2 Addition and subtraction Include:
  • addition and subtraction of numbers up to 3 digits,
  • solving up to 2-step word problems involving addition and subtraction
1.3 Mental calculation   Include:
  • addition and subtraction involving
    • a 3-digit number and ones,
    • a 3-digit number and tens,
    • a 3-digit number and hundreds.
  • multiplication and division within the multiplication tables of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10.
1.4 Multiplication and division   Include:
  • building up the multiplication tables of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 and committing to memory,
  • use of the division symbol (÷) to write a mathematical statement for a given situation,
  • recognising the relationship between multiplication and division,
  • multiplication and division within the multiplication tables,
  • solving 1-step word problems involving multiplication and division within the multiplication tables.

Exclude:

  • division with remainder
2 Fractions
2.1 Fraction of a whole Include:
  • interpretation of fraction as part of a whole,
  • reading and writing fractions,
  • comparing and ordering
    • unit fractions,
    • like fractions.

(Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)

Exclude:
  • Fraction of a set of objects
2.2 Addition and subtraction Include:
  • addition and subtraction of like fractions within one whole.

(Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)

3 Decimals
4 Percentages
5 Ratios
6 Measurement
6.1 Length, mass and volume Include:
  • estimation and measurement of
    • length in metres/ centimetres,
    • mass in kilograms/ grams,
    • volume of liquid in litres,
  • drawing a straight line of given length,
  • use of the appropriate measures and their abbreviations cm, m, g, kg, ,
  • comparing
    • lengths,
    • masses,
    • volumes,
  • solving word problems involving length/ mass/ volume

Exclude:

  • conversion of units,
  • measurement in compound units,
  • capacity of container,
  • volume of solid
6.2 Time Include:
  • telling and writing time to 5 minutes,
  • use of ‘a.m.’ and ‘p.m.’,
  • use of abbreviations h and min,
  • drawing hands on the clock face to show time,
  • duration of one hour/ half hour from an o’clock time
Exclude:
  • finding the duration of a time interval
6.3 Money Include:
  • counting the amount of money in a given set of notes and coins,
  • reading and writing money in decimal notation,
  • comparing two or three amounts of money,
  • converting an amount of money in decimal notation to cents only, and vice versa,
  • solving word problems involving money in dollars only (or in cents only)
7 Geometry
7.1 2D and 3D figures
  • identifying, naming and describing
    • semicircle
    • quarter circle,
  • identifying the basic shapes that make up a given figure,
  • forming different 2-D figures with cut-outs of
    • rectangle
    • square
    • triangle
    • semicircle
    • quarter circle,
  • forming different 3-D figures with concrete models of
    • cube
    • cuboid
    • cone
    • cylinder,

• copying figures on dot grid or square grid

7.2 Patterns Include:
  • making/ completing patterns with 2-D cut-outs according to one or two of the following attributes
    • shape
    • size
    • orientation
    • colour
7.3 Line, curve and surface Include:
  • identifying lines (straight lines) and curves,
  • identifying flat faces of a 3-D object.
8 DATA ANALYSIS
8.1 Picture graphs   Include:
  • making picture graphs with scales,
  • reading and interpreting picture graphs with scales,
  • solving problems using information presented in picture graphs.

Exclude:

  • use of an incomplete symbol/picture.
Source: http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/syllabuses/sciences/files/maths-primary-2007.pdf

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