Singapore Math's Primary Math, U.S. Edition series features the Concrete> Pictorial> Abstract approach. Students begin by learning through concrete and pictorial means before moving into abstract thought and development, which encourages an active thinking process, communication of mathematical ideas and problem solving. Lessons are designed for a mix of teacher instruction and independent work, and students are encouraged to discuss ideas and explore additional problem-solving methods.
Primary Math Text 5A teaches place value; millions; estimation; multiplication/division by tens, hundreds and thousands; order of operations, word problems; fractions; triangle, ratio; angles and more.
Primary Math Text 5B teaches the approximation, estimation, multiplication, division and conversion of decimals; percents; average; rate; graphs; triangles; 4-sided figures; Tessellations; Volume and more.
This set of textbooks and workbooks is designed specifically for U.S. students. Names, terms in examples, measurement, spellings, currency and other such elements have been changed to reflect American names and stylistic preferences. Review included.