Numicon Math Learning Objectives

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Toddler Math (3-5 yrs old), $400/8 lessons, Sat 4pm to 5.15pm, starting on 26th Oct 2019, by Teacher Lydia

  • Playing with patterns and discovery of their relationships

  • A sense of numbers and what they mean through play and discovery

  • Conversations about patterns

  • Creating patterns and experience them through song, dance, play, art and drama

  • Counting to find out how many in 1-10

  • Reading numerals that matches the words they are saying when they count 1-10

  • Seeing and playing with patterns of numbers 1-10

  • Exploring relationships with 1-10

  • Joining patterns together

  • Separating patterns of numbers

  • Reasoning about numbers and describing them

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Basic Math (5-7 yrs old), $400/8 lessons, Sat 5.30pm to 6.45pm, starting on 26th Oct 2019, by Teacher Shi Minn & Teacher Lydia

1. Number - number and place value

Children are taught to:

  • count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number

  • count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of 2s, 5s and 10s

  • given a number, identify 1 more and 1 less

  • identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least

  • read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words

2. Number - addition and subtraction

Children are taught to:

  • read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (−) and equals (=) signs

  • represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 20

  • add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including 0

  • solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems such as 7 = ? − 9

3. Number - multiplication and division

Children are taught to:

  • solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher

4. Number - fractions

Children are taught to:

  • recognise, find and name a half as 1 of 2 equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

  • recognise, find and name a quarter as 1 of 4 equal parts of an object, shape or quantity

5. Measurement

Children are taught to:

  • compare, describe and solve practical problems for:

    • lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]

    • mass/weight [for example, heavy/light, heavier than, lighter than] o capacity and volume [for example, full/empty, more than, less than, half, half full, quarter]

    • time [for example, quicker, slower, earlier, later] [… ctd]

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  • measure and begin to record the following:

    • lengths and heights

    • mass/weight o capacity and volume

    • time (hours, minutes, seconds)

    • recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes

    • sequence events in chronological order using language [for example, before and after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening]

    • recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years

    • tell the time to the hour and half past the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times

6. Geometry- Properties of shapes

Children are taught to:

recognise and name common 2-D and 3-D shapes, including:

  • 2-D shapes [for example, rectangles (including squares), circles and triangles]

  • 3-D shapes [for example, cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres]

7. Geometry - position and direction

Children are taught to:

  • describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns


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