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Primary 2 Math Syllabus

Practicle’s contents are closely aligned to the Ministry of Education (MOE) Primary 2 Math Syllabus. You’ll find all the questions in our Primary 2 (P2) database tagged according to the topics and skills that a Primary 2 student is required to know in Singapore.

Overview of the 2020 Primary 2 Math Syllabus

The 2020 Primary 2 Math Syllabus can be broadly divided into 3 main branches – Numbers, Measurement and Geometry and finally, Graphs. Here are the topics and skills that you can expect to find in our system.

Numbers 

Math for Primary 2 kids builds on what your child has learnt in Primary 1 and expands the range of numbers that they deal with.

The Primary 2 (P2) Math topics that are covered under Number are Numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division and Fractions. You can refer below for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

WHOLE NUMBERS

  1. Count the number of objects in hundreds (Max:1000)
  2. Compare and order numbers (Max:1000)
  3. Understand place values up to 100

ADDITION

  1. Add a 1-digit number to 3-digit number
  2. Add a 2-digit number to 3-digit number
  3. Add 2 3-digit numbers

SUBTRACTION

  1. Subtract a 1-digit number to 3-digit number
  2. Subtract a 2-digit number to 3-digit number
  3. Subtract 2 3-digit numbers

MULTIPLICATION

  1. Count in 2s
  2. Count in 3s
  3. Count in 4s
  4. Count in 5s
  5. Count in 10s

DIVISION

  1. Write an equation with a division sign
  2. Divide in 2s
  3. Divide in 3s
  4. Divide in 4s
  5. Divide in 5s
  6. Divide in 10s

PATTERN

  1. Identify odd & even number sequences
  2. Identify patterns with 2D shapes according to size, shape, colour & orientation
  3. Identify patterns with 3D shapes

FRACTION

  1. Write fractions
  2. Compare and order fractions (unit fractions)
  3. Compare and order fractions (like fractions)
  4. Add fractions within a whole (like fractions)
  5. Subtract fractions within a whole (like fractions)

MONEY

  1. Read and write money in decimal notation
  2. Compare money
  3. Express money in decimal to cents only and vice versa

Measurement and Geometry

The Primary 2 (P2) Math topics that are covered under Measurement and Geometry are expansions on what the Primary 1s have learnt about Shapes, Length, Time and Money. New topics include Solids, Mass and  Volume. See below for the breakdown of the skills in each topic.

LENGTH

  1. Estimate length of more than 1 m or less
  2. Choose when to use cm vs m
  3. Reading length with a ruler
  4. Compare and order lengths

MASS

  1. Estimate mass of more than 1 kg or less
  2. Choose when to use g vs kg
  3. Reading mass with a scale
  4. Compare and order mass

VOLUME

  1. Estimate volume of more than 1 ℓ or less
  2. Reading volume in ℓ
  3. Compare and order volume

TIME

  1. Tell time to 5 minutes
  2. Use ‘a.m.’ and ‘p.m.’
  3. Use h and min
  4. Identify hands on the clock face for a given time (mins)
  5. Identify hands on the clock face for a given time (hrs)
  6. Measure duration of 1 hour/half hour

2D SHAPES

  1. Identify a semi-circle
  2. Identify a quarter circle

3D SHAPES

  1. Identify a cube
  2. Identify a cuboid
  3. Identify a cylinder
  4. Identify a cone
  5. Identify a sphere

Graphs

The Primary 2 (P2) Math topic under Graphs is an expansion on what the Primary 1s have learnt about Picture Graphs.

DATA ANALYSIS

  1. Read and interpret picture graphs with scales
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