### Primary 3 syllabus:

Topics | Content |
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Whole numbers | –Numbers to 10 000 –Link the terms ‘sum’ and ‘difference’ with comparison model –Master addition and subtraction up to 4 digits –Solve 2–step word problems, simple model drawing –Mental addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers –Use part-whole and comparison models to illustrate concepts of multiplication and division –Patterns in number sequences |

Fractions | –Achieve mastery of equivalent fractions and fraction comparison –Add and subtract like fractions –Reduce fractions to their simplest form |

Money | –Add and subtract money in decimal notation –Solve problems in real world situations, e.g. shopping |

Measurement | –Able to convert measurement units, e.g. 1l=1000ml –Able to tell time using ‘past’ and ‘to’, in hours and minutes, relating to everyday examples such as duration of lessons –Solve word problems involving length/mass/volume/time |

Area and Volume | –Compare sizes of squares and rectangles using real-life examples, e.g. area of teacher’s desk –Understand the difference between area and perimeter –Estimate area of figure drawn on square grids by counting |

Geometry | –Identify ‘acute angle’, ‘obtuse angle’, ‘right angle’, angles greater than/ smaller than a right angle |

Data Representation and Interpretation | –Read and interpret data from bar graphs |