### Standard 4 (std) Maths Syllabus

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# Mathematics Standard 4 Syllabus

## Numbers

### Whole Numbers

Specific Objective

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a)            Recognize and identify place value and total value up to ten thousands

b)            Read and write numbers in symbols and in words up to 99999

c)             Obtain multiples and factors (divisors) of given numbers

d)            Recognize and identify even and odd numbers

Content

i.            Place value and total value

ii.            Reading and writing numbers in symbols and in words

iii.            Multiples and factors (divisors) of numbers

iv.            Divisibility tests for 2, 5 and 10

v.            Odd and even numbers

### Fractions

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a)      Recognize, read and write fractions up to twelveths

b)      Recognize, identify and obtain equivalent fractions

c)       Compare fractions to determine ‘greater than’ ‘less than’ and ‘equal to’

Content

i.   Fraction as part of a whole and part of a group

ii.   Equivalent fractions

iii.   Comparing fractions

### Decimals

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to recognize and write decimals involving tenths and hundredths

Content

i.            Place value of decimals

ii.            The decimal notation

### Operations

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Add up to 5 – digit numbers without and with carrying

b.      Subtract up to 5 – digit numbers from up to a 5 – digit number without and with borrowing

c.       Multiply a 2 – digit number by a 1 – digit number without and with carrying

d.      Multiply a 2 –digit number by a 1- digit number through repeated subtraction

e.      Divide a 2 – digit number by a 1-digit number through repeated subtraction

f.        Divide numbers with not more than 3-digits by up to 2-difit numbers without and with remainder

g.       Recognize and identify number patterns involving basic operations

Content

I.                    Addition up to 5 –digit numbers

II.                  Subtract up to 5-digit numbers

III.                Multiplication of 2-digit number by a 1-digit number

IV.                Multiplication of two digit number by ten and multiples of 10

V.                  Division of a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number through repeated subtraction

VI.                Division of up to a 3-digit number by up to a 2-digit number

VII.              Number patterns involving basic operations

Note

a.       Develop the long form notation of division and relate it to repeated subtraction

b.      For number patterns, use simple sequences involving basic operations in whole numbers

### Fractions

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

b.      Multiply a whole number by a fraction

c.       Multiply a fraction by a whole number

Content

i.            Addition of fractions with the same denominator

ii.            Multiplication of a whole number by a fraction

iii.            Multiplication of a fraction by a whole number

### Decimals

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to add and subtract  decimals up to two decimal places

Content

i.         Addition and subtraction of decimals

### Measurement

#### Length

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Recognize and identify the centimeter as a unit of measuring length

b.      Measure and estimate length in metres and centimeters

c.        Convert metres to centimeters and vice versa

d.      Work out addition and subtraction involving length an metres and centimeters

e.      Work out multiplication and division involving length in metres and centimeters

Content

i>                   The centimeter as a unit for measuring length

ii>                 Measure and estimate length in centimeters and metres

iii>                Convert metres to centimeters and vice versa

iv>               Addition and subtraction involving length in metres and centimeters

v>                 Multiplication and division involving length in metres and centimeters

#### Perimeter

Specific objective

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to work out perimeter of squares and rectangles

Content

1.       Perimeter as distance all round

2.       Perimeter of squares and rectangles

### Area

Specific objective

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to compare and measure area of squares and rectangles in square units

Content

i>                   Direct comparison of surfaces

ii>                 Area of squares and rectangles through counting in unit squares

iii>                Area of rectangles and squares as product of the number of rows and columns

Note

Develop the concept of area through tiling

### Volume

Specific objective

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to work out the volume of cubes and cuboids

Contents

i>                   Volume of cubes and cuboids by piling

ii>                 Volume of cube and cuboids by counting unit cubes in a stack

Note

The stacks should be may be using cubes and cuboids

## Capacity

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Measure and estimate capacity to the nearest litre, half  litre and quarter litre

b.      Work out addition and subtraction involving litre, half litre and quarter litre

Content

i>                   Measuring and estimating capacity

ii>                 Addition and subtraction involving litre, half litre and quarter litre.

### Mass

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Measure and estimate mass to the nearest kilogram, half kilogram and quarter kilogram

b.      Work out addition and subtraction involving mass in kilogram, half kilogram and quarter kilogram.

Content

i>                   Measuring and estimating mass

ii>                 Adding and subtracting mass in kilograms (kg), half kilograms (1/2 kg) and a quarter kilograms (1/4 kg)

### Money

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Convert shillings to cents and vice versa

b.      Work out basic operations involving money in shillings and cents

c.       Carry out shopping activities involving change and balance.

Content

i>                   Conversion of shillings to cents and vice versa

ii>                 Operations involving shillings and cents

iii>                Shopping activities involving change and balance

### Time

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Recognize and identify a minute as a unit of measuring time

b.      Read and tell time to the minute

c.       Convert units of time from one unit to another

d.      Work out problems involving the calendar in real life situations

Content

i>                   The minute as a unit of measuring time

ii>                 Reading and telling time to the minute

iii>                Conversion of minutes to hours, hours to days, days to months and months to years and vice versa

iv>               The calendar

### Geometry

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a.       Recognize and identify the angle

b.      Recognize and draw right angles using square corners

c.       Recognize and identify acute and obtuse angles

d.      Make patterns involving squares, rectangles and triangles

Content

i>                   The angle

ii>                 The right angle

iii>                Comparison of angles

iv>               Acute and obtuse angles

v>                 Making patterns

### Algebra

Specific objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to use letters to represent numbers

Content

i>                   Use of letters for numbers

### Tables and Graphs

Specific Objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to collect and record simple data in tables

Content

i>                   Collection of data

ii>                 Recording data

iii>                Making simple tables

Note

Use three column tables to include ‘quantity’ ‘tally mark’ and ‘number of items’.

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Maurice Nyamoti,
Dec 20, 2014, 9:35 AM