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 3A, U.S. Edition teaches numbers and number patterns to 10,000; addition and subtraction including 2-step word problems; multiplication and division, quotient and remainder, multiplication tables of 6, 7, 8, and 9; money (US Currency).