Primary 1 Maths Syllabus (MOE)

 

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1 WHOLE NUMBERS

Numbers up to 100

Include:

· counting to tell the number of objects in a given set,

· comparing the number of objects in two or more sets,

· use of ordinal numbers (first, second, up to tenth) and symbols

(1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.),

· number notation and place values (tens, ones),

· reading and writing numbers in numerals and in words,

· comparing and ordering numbers,

· number patterns.

Exclude:

· use of the terms ‘cardinal number’ and ‘ordinal number’,

· use of the symbols > and <.

Addition and

subtraction

Include:

· concepts of addition and subtraction,

· use of the addition symbol (+) or subtraction symbol ( ) to write

a mathematical statement for a given situation,

· comparing two numbers within 20 to tell how much one number

is greater (or smaller) than the other,

· recognising the relationship between addition and subtraction,

· building up the addition bonds up to 9 + 9 and committing to

memory,

· solving 1-step word problems involving addition and subtraction

within 20,

· addition of more than two 1-digit numbers,

· addition and subtraction within 100 involving

a 2-digit number and ones,

a 2-digit number and tens,

two 2-digit numbers,

· addition and subtraction using formal algorithms.

Mental calculation

Include:

· addition and subtraction within 20,

· addition and subtraction involving

a 2-digit number and ones without renaming,

a 2-digit number and tens.

 



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Multiplication and

division

Include:

· multiplication as repeated addition (within 40),

· use of the multiplication symbol ( ×) to write a mathematical

statement for a given situation,

· division of a quantity (not greater than 20) into equal sets:

given the number of objects in each set,

given the number of sets,

· solving 1-step word problems with pictorial representation.

Exclude:

· use of multiplication tables,

· use of the division symbol ( ÷).

2 MEASUREMENT

Length and mass

Include:

· measurement and comparison of the lengths/ masses of two or

more objects in non-standard units,

· use of the following terms:

long, longer, longest

short, shorter, shortest

tall, taller, tallest

high, higher, highest

heavy, heavier, heaviest

light, lighter, lightest

Exclude finding the difference in length/ mass.

Time

Include telling and writing time to the hour/ half hour.

Exclude 24-hour clock.

Money

Include:

· identifying coins and notes of different denomination,

· matching a coin/ note of one denomination to an equivalent set

of coins/ notes of another denomination,

· telling the amount of money

in cents up to $1,

in dollars up to $100.

· use of the symbols $ and ¢,

· solving word problems involving addition and subtraction of

money in dollars only (or in cents only).

Exclude combinations of dollars and cents.

 



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3 GEOMETRY 

Basic shapes: 

· rectangle 

· square 

· circle 

· triangle 

Include: 

· identifying and naming the 4 basic shapes from 2-D and 3-D 

objects, 

· describing and classifying shapes. 

Patterns 

Include: 

· making/ completing patterns with 2-D cut-outs according to one 

or two of the following attributes 

shape 

size 

colour 

· making / completing patterns with 3-D models: 

cube 

cuboid (rectangular block) 

cone 

cylinder 

4 DATA ANALYSIS 

Picture graphs 

Include: 

· collecting and organising data, 

· making picture graphs, 

· use of a symbol/picture to represent one object, 

· reading and interpreting picture graphs in both horizontal and 

vertical forms. 

Exclude picture graphs with scales. 

 


 You can also get the full Primary Maths Syllabus (MOE) from the below link: http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/syllabuses/