# Primary 5

#### Primary 5 Problem Solving Heuristic

Objectives

1. Enhance students' conception in Mathematics through various techniques and methods of solving
2. Inspire students to investigate Mathematical concepts and acquire analytical thinking skills to further understand and appreciate the concepts

Course Outline

• Listing
• Patterns
• Guess & Check Method
• Working Backward Method
• Using Model
• Constants - Total
• Constants – Difference
• Constants – Single Subject
• Remainders
• Grouping
• Short or Extra Concept

 Year End Holiday- Patterns- Whole Numbers- Fractions - Angles - Constant Total - Constant Difference- Constant Single   Subject- Systematic Listing- Using Models- Area & Perimeter  - Revision Exercise Semester 1(Jan - Mar) - Fractions- Decimals - Ratio - Guess and Check- Short or Extra- Working Backwards- Remainder- Models - Revision Exercise March Holiday- Fractions, Decimals- Ratio - Summation- Revision Exercise Semester 1(Mar - May) - Fractions, Decimals   and Ratio- Grouping and sets - Constant Total - Constant Difference - Constant Single  Subject- Decimals - Average - Revision Exercise- Systematic Listing Mid Year Holiday- Decimals- Properties of   Triangles - Properties of   Quadrilaterals - Percentage - Volume - Average, Rate- Line Graphs- Revision Exercise Semester 2(Jun - Sep) - Fractions, Decimals,   Ratio & Percentage- Properties of   Triangles and  Quadrilaterals - Constant Questions- Area and Perimeter - Volume- Replacement Concept- Revision Exercise September Holiday- Fractions, Decimals,   Ratio & Percentage - Area & Perimeter - Revision Exercise Semester 2(Sep - Nov) - Units and Parts- Cross Multiplication - Mock Papers

Topics covered are subjected to change depending on the ability of students.

#### Primary 5 Problem Solving

Objectives

1. Encourage students to adopt the right approach in understanding and solving problems
2. Cultivate students' interest in Mathematics through challenges to achieve a sense of accomplishment.

Course Outline

• Problem solving on syllabus based topics
• Focus on Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Ratio, Percentage
• Non-routine questions

 Year End Holiday- Whole Numbers - Decimals - Fractions- Ratio- Area & Perimeter - Revision Exercise Semester 1(Jan - Mar) - Whole Numbers- Fractions- Decimals- Area & Perimeter   (Squares &   Rectangles) - Revision Exercise March Holiday- Whole Numbers,   Fractions & Decimals- Ratio- Area and Perimeter   (Triangles)- Heuristic PS - Revision Semester 1(Mar - May) - Whole Numbers,   Fractions & Decimals - Average - Ratio- Measurements- Area & Perimeter   (Triangles)- Mock Paper - Revision Exercise Mid Year Holiday- Fractions - Ratio - Average - Percentage- Constant Total- Constant Difference - Revision Exercise Semester 2(Jun - Sep) - Average - Volume- Angles- Percentage- Area of Triangles and  4 sided figures - Revision Exercise September Holiday- Geometry- Heuristic PS- Fraction, Decimals,   Ratio & Percentage- Mock Paper- Revision Exercise Semester 2(Sep - Nov) - Fractions, Decimals,   Ratio & Percentage- Mock Papers

Topics covered are subjected to change depending on the ability of students.

#### Primary 5 Problem Solving Basic

Objectives

1. Enhance students' understanding and aptitude in problem solving
2. Develop students' interest in Mathematics through challenges to achieve a sense of accomplishment

Core Topics

• Whole Numbers
• Fractions
• Decimals
• Ratio
• Percentage

 Year End Holiday- Whole Numbers - Decimals - Fractions- Ratio - Revision Semester 1(Jan - Mar) - Whole Numbers - Fractions - Area of Triangle- Revision March Holiday- Fractions- Working Backwards- Model Drawings- Guess and Check- Revision Semester 1(Mar - May) - Decimals - Area of Triangle - Average- Ratio- Measurements- Revision Mid Year Holiday- Whole Numbers &   Fractions- Decimals - Average - Rate- Area of Triangle - Ratio- Percentage - Revision Semester 2(Jun - Sep) - Average- Angles - Area & Perimeter- Percentage- Area of Triangle- Volume - Revision September Holiday- Decimals- Fractions- Revision Semester 2(Sep - Nov) - Fractions, Ratio,   Percentage- Revision

Topics covered are subjected to change depending on the ability of students.