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Grade 5

Mathematics

The objective of teaching Mathematics is to develop the skills of problem-solving and logical reasoning within learners. The curriculum is structured in a manner that each student is thoroughly clear of all the core concepts by the end of the grade. The aim of Grade 5 is to provide learners with the understanding of all fundamental principles in mathematics and their subsequent relations with the real world.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Concept

  • The learner represents numbers up to six-digits with ease.
  • The learner develops an understanding of fractions and decimals of numbers.
  • The learner effectively analyzes basic  shapes and patterns.

Confidence

  • The learner builds relationships with comparable objects.
  • The learner gives basic directions to objects and begins to understand the reading of a compass.
  • The learner recognizes quadrangles, pentagons, hexagons etc.

Clarity

  • The learner identifies and replicates 2-D figures with respect to their attributes such as angle, size and location.
  • The learner understands variables as changing quantities.
  • The learner  is able to find perimeters of squares and rectangles.

Application

  • The learner organizes discrete data consisting of simple digits and sequence.
  • The learner develops the skill of selecting the appropriate type of standardized unit to measure various 2-D figures.
  • The learner predicts growth and drop for basic numeric and geometric patterns.

Innovation

  • The learner performs on a higher level of DMAS (Division, Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction) problems.
  • The learner develops the skill of answering to mathematical questions within capacities.
  •  The learner can extend and create repeating patterns.

Compassion

  • The learner motivates peers to solve arithmetic problems within capacities.
  • The learner begins to work with others to promote qualities such as team-work.
  • The learner develops the habit of respecting others.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Concept - The learner is able to:

  • Display an overall understanding of numbers with multi-digits;
  • Demonstrate reasoning in answers;
  • Classify the basic types of fractions and decimals;
  • Develop comfort with using fractions and decimals.

Confidence - The learner is able to:

  • Analyze similar looking objects;
  • Constructively discriminate between angles and sizes of similar objects;
  • Indicate main directions of an object.

Clarity - The learner is able to:

  • Create 2-D shapes like triangles with definite attributes using tools such as protractor, scale or even computer software;
  • Demonstrate variables as letters in simple equations consisting basic level of numeric operations;
  • Understand the magnitude of growth or drop in a particular pattern.

Application - The learner is able to:

  • Evaluate primary disjoined data with ease;
  • Demonstrate information on bar graphs;
  • Understand the concept of standardized units of common 2-d shapes.

Innovation - The learner is able to:

  • Develop inquisitiveness towards solving complex problems;
  • Aspire to find logic for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division questions;
  • Explore into deeper concepts such as word problems on division or multiplication of fractions or decimals.

Compassion - The learner is able to:

  • Cultivate the habit of finding the right solution with dedication;
  • Aspire to deliver reason for concepts known;
  • Develop the skill of working in a team.
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