Topic/Sub-topic Content Learning Outcomes
1 Whole numbers
1.1 Numbers up to 100 000 Include:
  • number notation and place values (ten thousands, thousands, hundreds, tens, ones),
  • reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,
  • comparing and ordering numbers,
  • number patterns,
  • rounding off numbers to the nearest 10 or 100,
  • use of the approximation symbol (≈).
1.3 Factors and multiples   Include:
  • determining if a 1-digit number is a factor of a given number,
  • listing all factors of a given number up to 100,
  • finding the common factors of two given numbers,
  • recognising the relationship between factor and multiple,
  • determining if a number is a multiple of a given 1-digit number,
  • listing the first 12 multiples of a given 1-digit number,
  • finding the common multiples of two given 1-digit numbers.
2 Fractions
2.1  Mixed numbers and improper fractions Include:
  • concepts of mixed numbers and improper fractions,
  • expressing an improper fraction as a mixed number, and vice versa,
  • expressing an improper fraction/mixed number in its simplest form.

(Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)

2.2 Addition and subtraction Include:
  • addition and subtraction of
    • like fractions,
    • related fractions

(Denominators of given fractions should not exceed 12.)

Exclude:
  • calculations involving more than 2 different denominators
2.3  Fraction of a set of objects Include:
  • interpretation of fraction as part of a set of objects
2.4 Multiplication Include:
  • multiplication of a proper/improper fraction and a whole number,
  • solving up to 2-step word problems involving addition, subtraction and multiplication,
  • using unitary method to find the whole given a fractional part.
3 Decimals
2.1 Decimals up to 3 decimal places   Include:
  • notation and place values (tenths, hundredths, thousandths),
  • identifying the values of the digits in a decimal,
  • use of the number line to display decimals,
  • comparing and ordering decimals,
  • conversion of a decimal to a fraction,
  • conversion of a fraction whose denominator is a factor of 10 or 100 to a decimal,
  • rounding off decimals to
    • the nearest whole number,
    • 1 decimal place,
    • 2 decimal places.
2.2 Addition and subtraction   Include:
  • addition and subtraction of decimals (up to 2 decimal places),
  • estimation of answers in calculations,
  • checking reasonableness of answers.
2.3 Multiplication and division   Include:
  • division of a whole number by a whole number with answer in decimal form,
  • multiplication and division of decimals (up to 2 decimal places) by a 1-digit whole number,
  • solving up to 2-step word problems involving the 4 operations,
  • rounding off answers to a specified degree of accuracy,
  • estimation of answers in calculations,
  • checking reasonableness of answers.
4 Percentages
5 Ratios
6 Measurement
6.1 Length, mass and volume
6.2 Time Include:
  • measurement of time in seconds (s),
  • 24-hour clock,
  • solving word problems involving time in 24-hour clock.  
6.3 Money
  • multiplication and division of money in decimal notation,
  • solving word problems involving the 4 operations of money in decimal notation.
6.4 Area and perimeter
  • finding the area of a composite figure made up of rectangles and squares,
  • finding one dimension of a rectangle given the other dimension and its area/ perimeter,
  • finding the length of one side of a square given its area/ perimeter,
  • solving word problems involving the area/ perimeter of squares and rectangles.
Exclude:
  • use of the symbol √
7 Geometry
7.1 Perpendicular and parallel lines Include:
  • drawing of perpendicular and parallel lines using ruler and set squares,
  • use of the terms ‘vertical’ and ‘horizontal’
7.2 Angles Include:
  • using notation such as ∠ABC and ∠x to name angles,
  • estimation and measurement of angles in degrees,
  • drawing an angle using a protractor,
  • associating
    • ¼ turn/right angle with 90°
    • ½ turn with 180°
    • ¾ turn with 270°
    • a complete turn with 360°
  • 8-point compass
Exclude:
  • use of the symbol √
7.3 Rectangle and square Include:
  • properties of rectangle and square,
  • finding unknown angles
Exclude:
  • the term ‘diagonal’ and its related properties,
  • finding angles involving additional construction of lines.
7.4 Symmetry Include:
  • identifying symmetric figures,
  • determining whether a straight line is a line of symmetry of a symmetric figure,
  • completing a symmetric figure with respect to a given horizontal/vertical line of symmetry,
  • designing and making patterns
Exclude:
  • finding the number of lines of symmetry of a symmetric figure,
  • rotational symmetry
7.5 Tessellation Include:
  • recognising shapes that can tessellate,
  • identifying the unit shape in a tessellation,
  • making different tessellations with a given shape,
  • drawing a tessellation on dot paper,
  • designing and making patterns.  
8 DATA ANALYSIS
8.1 Tables   Include:
  • completing a table from given data,
  • reading and interpreting tables,
  • solving problems using information presented in tables
8.2 Line graphs Include:
  • reading and interpreting line graphs,
  • solving problems using information presented in line graphs.
Exclude:
  • the distance-time graph
Source: http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/syllabuses/sciences/files/maths-primary-2007.pdf

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