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Mathematics Primary 4 (Basic Four) Third Term

Subject **Scheme & Timeline:**

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WEEK 1 TOPIC: ESTIMATING LENGTH AND COMPARING MEASUREMENTSUBTOPIC: ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION OF LENGTHOBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. Estimate distance in kilometres and meters.2. Add lengths to kilometres and meters3. Solve quantitative aptitude problems on length.CONTENT ESTIMATING LENGTH AND COMPARING MEASUREMENTTo estimate means to give an approximate, rather than an exact figure. It meansMaking a guess that is accurate or near accurate. Either way, be sure to estimate.Do not shy away from giving estimates. Practice regularly until you can estimate shortlengths in cm with accuracy.

WEEK 2TOPIC: WEIGHTSUBTOPIC: ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION OF WEIGHTOBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. Solve problems with the weights of objects2. Solve problems on the multiplication of weights in kg and gram3. Weigh some objects in their classroom environment.CONTENTThe standard unit of weight is the gramRemember: 1 000 grams = 1 kilogram

WEEK 3TOPIC: TIMESUBTOPIC: TELLING THE TIME ON THE CLOCKOBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. Identify the seconds, minutes, and hours on a clock2. tell the time on a clock3. read the calendar and recite 6o seconds make 1 minute4. use the a.m and p.m notation for the time of the day5. convert the unit of timeCONTENTTIMETelling time to hours and minutesThe clock face on the left shows the hour and minute hands.

WEEK 4TOPIC: AnglesSUBTOPIC: properties of a square and rectangleOBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. State the properties of a square2. State the properties of a rectangle3. Find the area of a rectangle using the formula4. Calculate areas involving square meters and hectares.5. Develop interest in finding shapes in their environment.CONTENTProperties of a square1. The diagonals of a square bisect each other and meet at 90°2. The diagonals of a square bisect its angles.3. Opposite sides of a square are both parallel and equal in length.

WEEK 5TOPIC: CapacitySUBTOPIC: Capacity addition and subtraction of litresOBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. Recapitulate the standard measurements of some liquid2. Convert litres to centilitres3. Add litres correctly4. Subtract litres correctlyCONTENTCAPACITY ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION IN LITERSCapacity is the measure of the amount of liquid in a container.

WEEK 6TOPIC: CapacitySUBTOPIC: Capacity multiplication and division of litresOBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. Multiply in litre by a whole2. Divide in litres by whole3. Appreciate litre as the unit of capacityCONTENTMultiplication and division involving litresMultiplicationExampleFour cars each have 18.5 litres of petrol put in them. How much petrol is this?

WEEK 7TOPIC: Plane shapeSUBTOPIC: Symmetrical plane shape.OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. State the meaning of symmetry2. Identify Symmetrical plane shape3. Locate the line of symmetry of plane figures at school and home.4. Identify the right angle, acute and obtuse angle in a plane shape.5. Distinguish between horizontal and vertical.CONTENTsymmetry means that one shape becomes exactly like another when you move it in some way: turn, flip or slide. For two objects to be symmetrical, they must be the same size and shape, with one object having a different orientation from the first.

Week 8TOPIC: ShapesSUBTOPIC: 3-dimensional shapesOBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:1. Distinguish between open and closed shapes2. State the properties of close shapes3. Appreciate the presence and use of 3-dimensional shapes in Homes.4. Identify the right angle, acute and obtuse angle in a plane shape.5. Distinguish between horizontal and vertical.CONTENT