Topic/Sub-topic Content Learning Outcomes
1 Whole numbers
1.1 Numbers up to 10 000 Include:
  • number notation and place values (thousands, hundreds, tens, ones),
  • reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,
  • comparing and ordering numbers,
  • odd and even numbers,
  • number patterns.
1.2 Addition and subtraction Include:
  • addition and subtraction of numbers up to 4 digits,
  • use of the terms ‘sum’ and ‘difference’,
  • solving up to 2-step word problems involving addition and subtraction.
1.3 Mental calculation   Include:
  • addition and subtraction involving two 2-digit numbers,
  • multiplication and division within the multiplication tables.
1.4 Multiplication and division   Include:
  • building up the multiplication tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 and committing to memory,
  • use of the terms ‘product’, ‘quotient’ and ‘remainder’,
  • multiplication and division within the multiplication tables,
  • division with remainder,
  • multiplication and division of numbers up to 3 digits by 1 digit,
  • solving up to 2-step word problems involving the 4 operations
2 Fractions
2.1 Equivalent fractions Include:
  • recognising and naming equivalent fractions,
  • listing the first 8 equivalent fractions of a given fraction,
  • writing the equivalent fraction of a fraction given the denominator or the numerator,
  • expressing a fraction in its simplest form,
  • comparing fractions with respect to half,
  • comparing and ordering unlike fractions

(Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)

2.2 Addition and subtraction Include:
  • addition and subtraction of two related 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:
  • measurement of
    • length in kilometres (km),
    • volume of liquid in millilitres (ml),
  • measurement of length/ mass/ volume (of liquid) in compound units,
  • conversion of a measurement in compound units to the smaller unit, and vice versa,
    • kilometres and metres,
    • metres and centimetres,
    • kilograms and grams,
    • litres and millilitres.
  • solving word problems involving length/ mass/ volume/ capacity

Exclude:
Exclude the 4 operations and word problems involving compound units

6.2 Time Include:
  • telling and writing time to 1 minute,
  • use of the terms ‘past’ and ‘to’, e.g. ’10 minutes past 5’ and ’15 minutes to 12’,
  • measurement of time in hours and minutes,
  • conversion of time in hours and minutes to minutes only, and vice versa,
  • finding the duration of a time interval,
  • finding the starting time/ finishing time,
  • solving word problems involving addition and subtraction of time given in hours and minutes
6.3 Money Include:
  • addition and subtraction of money in decimal notation,
  • solving word problems involving addition and subtraction of money in decimal notation.
6.4 Area and perimeter
  • concepts of area and perimeter of a plane figure,
  • measurement of area in square units,
  • measurement of area in square centimetres (cm2) / square metres (m2),
  • calculation of the perimeter of
    • rectilinear figure
    • rectangle
    • square
  • use of formula to calculate the area of a rectangle/ square,
  • solving word problems involving the area/ perimeter of squares and rectangles.
7 Geometry
7.1 Perpendicular and parallel lines Include:
  • identifying and naming perpendicular and parallel lines,
  • drawing perpendicular and parallel lines on square grids.
  • angle as an amount of turning,
  • identifying angles in 2-D and 3-D objects,
  • identifying angles in 2-D figures,
  • identifying right angles, angles greater than/ smaller than a right angle.

Exclude:

  • use of the terms ‘acute’, ‘obtuse’ and 'reflex’ angles
8 DATA ANALYSIS
8.1 Bar graphs   Include:
  • reading and interpreting bar graphs in both horizontal and vertical forms,
  • reading scales,
  • completing a bar graph from given data,
  • solving problems using information presented in bar graphs
Source: http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/syllabuses/sciences/files/maths-primary-2007.pdf

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