## 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.
Year End Holiday Semester 1 (Jan – Mar)
– Whole Numbers (Multiplication)
– Whole Numbers (Division)
– Whole Numbers (4 Operations)
– Money
– Revision Exercise
– Whole Numbers (Multiplication)
– Whole Numbers (Division)
– Whole Numbers (4 Operations)
– Whole Numbers (Order of Operations)
– Money
– Length & Mass
– Revision Exercise
March Holiday Semester 1 (Mar – May)
– Whole Numbers (Multiplication/Division)
– Money
– Length
– Mass / Volume
– Revision Exercise
– Length
– Mass
– Volume
– Tables & Graphs
– Whole Numbers
– Fractions
– Guess & Check
– Revision Exercise
– Mock Paper
Mid Year Holiday Semester 2 (Jun – Sep)
– Speedy Subtraction
– Speedy Multiplication
– Model Drawing (More or Less)
– 3-Step Guess & Check
– Problem Solving on Age
– Problem Solving on Mass
– Problem Solving on Volume
– Constant
– Revision Exercise
– Problem Solving on Fractions
– Model Drawing
– Working Backwards
– Pattern of Figures
– Assumption Method
– Replacement Concept
– Revision Exercise
September Holiday Semester 2 (Sep – Nov)
– Area & Perimeter
– Problem Solving on Mass
– Problem Solving on Length
– Problem Solving on Volume
– Problem Solving on Money
– Fractions Revision
– Revision Exercise
– Mock Papers

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