**Class Name** Math 5

**Course Name** Pre-Algebra

Suggested to the students in public school Grade 5

**Course Length** 1 year

Pre-requisite Complete NCLS Math 4

Reference Textbook and Workbook

Singapore Math, Primary Math Workbook 6A, 6B U.S. EDITION

**Objectives**

Develop understanding of mathematical concepts:

• Numerical

• Geometrical

• Statistical

• Algebraic

Recognize spatial relationships in two and three dimensions

Recognize patterns and relationships in mathematics

Use common systems of units

Use mathematical language, symbols and diagrams to represent and communicate mathematical ideas

Perform operations with

• Whole numbers

• Fractions

• Decimals

Use geometrical instruments

Perform simple algebraic manipulation

Use calculators

Develop ability to perform mental calculation

Develop ability to perform estimation

Develop ability to check reasonableness of results

Present and interpret information in written, graphical, diagrammatic and tabular forms

Use mathematical concepts learnt to solve problems

Use appropriate heuristics to solve problems

Apply mathematics to everyday life problems

Think logically and derive conclusions deductively

Develop an inquiring mind through investigative activities

Enjoy learning mathematics through a variety of activities

Final score: 10% Classroom Attendance 30% Homework 20% Quiz 40% Final Exam

**Course Content**

Term 1:

** Chapter 1:Ratio**

– Ratio and Fraction; Radio and Proportion, Changing Ratio

** Chapter 2:Percentage**

– Part of a Whole as a Percentage, One Quantity as a Percentage of Another, Solving Percentage Problems by Unitary Method

** Chapter 3:Algebra **

– Algebra Expressions

** Chapter 4:Speed**

– Speed and Average Speed

** Chapter 5:Solid Figures **

– Drawing Solid Figures, Nets

Term 2:

Fractions – Division, Order of Operations, Word problems

Circles – Radius and Diameter, Circumference, Area

Graphs – Pie Chart

Volume – Solving Problems

Triangles and 4-sided Figures – Finding Unknown Angles

* More Challenging Word Problems

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