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  • Primary 5 Mathematics

    Workshop 2017

  • Objectives of this workshop

    - Use questioning to guide your child in Mathematical

    problem solving.

    - Familiarization of the new exam format

  • Exam Format for Std Math Paper Booklet Item Type Number of

    question Number of marks per question

    Number of marks

    Duration

    1 A MCQ 10 1 10 1hr

    5 2 10

    B Short Answer

    5 1 5

    10 2 20

    2 Short Answer

    5 2 10 1hr 30 min

    Structured / Long Answer

    12 3,4,5 45

    Total 47 100

  • Paper Booklet Item Type Number of question

    Number of marks per question

    Number of marks

    Duration

    1 A MCQ 10 1 10 1hr

    10 2 20

    B Short Answer

    10 2 20

    2 Short Answer

    10 2 20 1hr

    Structured / Long Answer

    6 3,4 20

    Total 46 90

    Exam Format for Fdn Math

  • Mathematical Framework

  • What do you understand by

    guiding questions?

  • Rationale of using guiding

    questions

    • Show connections to information given

    • To comprehend the question in a

    systematic way

    • Empowering our child to solve the word

    problems independently

    • Allow child to think aloud

    • Monitor your child’s understanding of

    the question

  • Guiding Questions

    Pre (The “What”)

     What do you understand from the first

    sentence?

     What is the best way of representing the

    information?

    Repeat this for every sentence.

    During (The “How”)

     What strategies can you use?

     How do you make use of the information?

    Post (The “Why”)

     Why is the answer given reasonable?

     Could you have used an alternative

    method?

     Can you use this method for other word

    problems? What type of word problems?

    Let us navigate our child’s learning. Only then, they will empower their own learning.

  • Q1. Willy had some money in his wallet. He spent

    30% of the money on his telephone bill. He spent

    the remaining amount of money on a bag and a

    shirt in the ratio 5 : 2.

    (a) What fraction of the money was spent on the

    shirt?

    (b) Given that he spent $30 on his shirt, how much

    did he have in his wallet at first?

  • Q1. Willy had some money in his wallet. He spent

    30% of the money on his telephone bill. He spent

    the remaining amount of money on a bag and a

    shirt in the ratio 5 : 2.

    (a) What fraction of the money was spent on the

    shirt?

    (b) Given that he spent $30 on his shirt, how

    much did he have in his wallet at first?

  • bill

    Remaining amount

    bag shirt

    ?

    $30

  • Q2. Matin saved 60% of his salary. He spent the

    remaining amount of money on his bills and food

    in the ratio of 1 : 3.

    (a) What fraction of his salary was spent on his

    food?

    (b) Given that he spent $612 on his food, what

    was his salary?

  • Q2. Matin saved 60% of his salary. He spent

    the remaining amount of money on his bills

    and food in the ratio of 1 : 3.

    (a) What fraction of his salary was spent on his

    food?

    (b) Given that he spent $612 on his food, what

    was his salary?

  • savings

    Remaining amount

    bills food

    ?

    $612

  • Q3. Cassandra had some money in her purse. She

    spent 25% of the money on a gift for sister. She

    spent the remaining amount of money on a dress

    and a watch in the ratio 2 : 3.

    (a) What fraction of the money was spent on the

    dress?

    (b) She spent $60 on the dress. How much did she

    have at first?

  • Q3. Cassandra had some money in her purse.

    She spent 25% of the money on a gift for sister.

    She spent the remaining amount of money on a

    dress and a watch in the ratio 2 : 3.

    (a) What fraction of the money was spent on the

    dress?

    (b) She spent $60 on the dress. How much did

    she have at first?

  • gift dress watch

    ?

    ?

  • Summary

    • Using questioning to guide your child

    - allow them to learn more effectively

    • Empower child to solve the word problems

    independently

  • Q & A

  • Thank You