# Primary 3

#### Primary 3 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

 Mid Year Holiday- Speedy Addition /   Subtraction /   Multiplication- Model Drawing   (more or less) - Model Drawing   (n times as many) - Model Drawing   (Fractions) - Revision Exercise I - 3-Step Guess &   Check - Short or Extra Concept   / Assumption Method - Problem Solving   on Age - Problem Solving on   Mystery Numbers- Revision Exercise II Semester 2(Jun - Sep)- Angles, Perpendicular   and Parallel Lines- Area and Perimeter - Problem Solving on   Fractions - Problem Solving on   Time- Revision Exercise I - Working Backwards;   Pattern of Figures - Internal Transfer  - Before / After Concept - Replacement Concept- Revision Exercise II September Holiday- Area and Perimeter - PS on Mass / Length /   Volume / Money  - Fractions Revision - Revision Exercise I- Mock Paper Semester 2(Sep - Nov)- Mock Papers

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

#### Primary 3 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
• Non-routine questions

 Year End Holiday- Whole Numbers   (Placement/Addition) - Whole Numbers   (Addition / Subtraction)- Whole Numbers   (Multiplication)- Whole Numbers   (Division)- Whole Numbers   (4 Operations)- Money- Revision Exercise Semester 1(Jan - Mar)- Whole Numbers   (Addition/Subtraction)- Whole Numbers   (Multiplication)- Whole Numbers   (Division)- Whole Numbers   (4 Operations)- Whole Numbers   (Order of Operations)- Money- Length & Mass- Revision Exercise March Holiday- Whole Numbers  (Multiplication/Division) - Money- Length- Mass / Volume- Revision Exercise Semester 1(Mar - May)- Length- Mass- Volume - Tables and Graphs- Whole Numbers- Fractions- Guess and Check- Revision Exercise- Mock Paper Mid Year Holiday- Money- Length- Mass- Volume/Capacity- Fractions- Revision Exercise Semester 2(Jun - Sep)- Tables and Graphs- Whole Numbers- Fractions- Models- Time- Angles- Perpendicular &   Parallel Lines- Visual Pattern- Revision Exercise September Holiday- Fractions- Guess and Check- Area & Perimeter- Time- Heuristic Problem   Solving- Revision Exercise Semester 2(Sep - Nov)- Heuristic Problem   Solving- Area and Perimeter- Mock Papers

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