New Singapore Maths Curriculum (Scope And Sequence) For 1st Grade / Primary 1Since 2001, Singapore, the world's math leader, and most countries had completely switched from the old Singapore Math to the new and improved Singapore Math for 1st Grade / Primary 1. Find out why Singapore schools have switched completely to the new and improved Singapore Math. All the primary schools in Singapore, the world's math leader, are using the New Singapore Math textbook packages for 1st Grade / Primary 1. Primary Mathematics For 1st Grade / Primary 1 Package is based on the Old Singapore Math curriculum and is no longer used in any Singapore school since 2001. Below is what your child will learn in the New Singapore Math curriculum for 1st Grade / Primary 1. Whole numbers 
Number notation and place values  count to 100
 Include completing sequences of consecutive numbers
 Include counting in tens and completing sequence
 read and write numbers up to 100 in numerals and in words
 recognise the place values of numbers (tens, ones)

Cardinal and ordinal numbers  give a number to indicate the number of objects in a given set
 Excludethe term ‘cardinal number’
 represent a given number by a set of objects
 Include visualising small sets up to 5 objects instead of counting one by one
 use ordinal numbers such as first, second, up to tenth
 Include symbols, e.g. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.
 Excludethe term ‘ordinal number’

Comparing and ordering  compare two or more sets in terms of the difference in number
 Include the concept of onetoone correspondence
 Include use of the phrases ‘more than’, ‘less than’ and ‘fewer than’
 Include finding ‘How many more/less?’
 compare numbers up to 100
 Include use of the words: greater, greatest, smaller, smallest
 Excludeuse of the symbols ‘ > ’ and ‘ < ’
 arrange numbers in increasing and decreasing order

Addition and Subtraction  illustrate the meaning of ‘addition’ and ‘subtraction’
 Include comparing two numbers within 20 and finding how much greater/smaller
 write mathematical statements for given situations involving addition and subtraction
 build up the addition bonds up to 9 + 9 and commit to memory
 Include writing number stories for each number up to 10
 Include sums such as the following:
 Exclude box sums which are beyond addition bonds such as
 recognise the relationship between addition and subtraction
 add and subtract numbers involving
 2digit numbers and ones
 2digit numbers and tens
 2digit numbers and 2digit numbers
 Exclude formal algorithm
 Include addition/subtraction with renaming
 carry out simple addition and subtraction mentally involving
 2digit number and ones without renaming
 2digit number and tens
 solve 1step word problems on addition and subtraction

Multiplication  illustrate the meaning of multiplication as repeated addition
 write mathematical statements for given situations involving multiplication
 Use numbers with product not greater than 40
 multiply numbers whose product is not greater than 40
 Excludeuse of multiplication tables
 solve 1step word problems with pictorial illustrations on multiplication
 Excludeuse of multiplication tables

Division  divide a quantity not greater than 20 into equal sets:
 given the number of objects in each set
 given the number of sets
 Exclude use of division symbol
Money and measures 
Measurement of length and mass  compare the lengths/masses of two or more objects in nonstandard units
 Include use of simple approximation to measure lengths and masses
 Excludefinding the difference in length/mass
 Include the use of the following words:
 long, longer, longest
 short, shorter, shortest
 tall, taller, tallest
 high, higher, highest
 heavy, heavier, heaviest
 light, lighter, lightest

Time (12hour clock)  tell time in terms of o’clock and half past
 Excludeuse of 24hour clock

Money  tell the different denominations of
 match one coin/note of one denomination to an equivalent set of coins/notes of another denomination
 tell the amount of money
 in cents (¢) up to $1
 in dollars ($) up to $100
 Include use of symbols ‘$’ and ‘¢’
 Excludecombinations of dollars and cents
 add and subtract money
 in dollars only
 in cents only
 solve 1step word problems on addition and subtraction of money
 in cents only
 in dollars only
 Include finding ‘How much more/less?’
Statistics 
Picture graphs  make picture graphs of given data
 Include collecting and organising data
 Include both horizontal and vertical forms
 Include the use of symbolic representations, e.g. represents one child
 read and interpret picture graphs
 Excludepicture graphs with scales such as each * represents 5 children
Geometry 
Shapes  identify and name the following shapes:
 rectangle
 square
 circle
 triangle
 Include classification of shapes
 identify the following shapes in 3D objects:
 rectangle
 square
 circle
 triangle

Patterns  complete patterns according to
 shape
 size
 colour
 two of the above attributes
 complete patterns with 3D solids
 cube
 rectangular block
 cone
 cylinder
 Excludeuse of the words ‘cube’, ‘cone’, ‘cylinder’ in written or verbal form
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