# Adding Fun to the FUNdamentals

of Learning Math!

MAZE is designed with a purposeful flow, sequence and structure of learning, to build strong foundations and proficiency for students in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), with lessons in the Russian language.

8 levels of learning programmes, catered to your child’s learning needs. Check out the full topics covered in each level below.

## Syllabus Available

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**Whole Numbers**Place Values, Counting in Groups of Ten, Number Patterns, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Grouping, Ordinal numbers, Comparison “More, Less, Fewer”.

**Money**Counting in Cents up to $1 and Dollars up to $100.

**Shapes**Introduction to 2-D Shapes.

**Statistics**

Reading data from Picture Graphs

**Time**

Telling time to the Hour and Half Hour

**Length**

Learning Measurement with Objects, learn Kilometres and Metres, Conversion between units.

**Symmetry**Identify symmetrical figures and determine Lines of Symmetry.

Grade 2

Learn about Fractions and their relations to numbers, adding and subtracting simple fractions with step-by-step visual examples. Learn to spot different shapes in our daily lives and how to tell the time.

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**Whole numbers**

Place values, Compare and Order in Number Patterns, Odd and Even Numbers, Addition/Subtraction/Multiplication/Division (four operations), Multiplication/Division by 2, 5 and 10, Multiplication Tables (3 & 4).

**Fractions**

A Study on Unit Fractions, Addition/Subtraction of Like Fractions.

**Length**

Measure in Centimetres and Metres.

**Mass**

Introducing and measuring in Kilograms and Grams.

**Money**

Learn and practise Conversion of Dollars and Cents.

**Shapes**

Identify Semi-circle, Quarter Circle, Cubes, Cuboids, Cones, Cylinders, Spheres.

**Statistics**

Read data from Picture Graphs with Scales.

**Time**

Tell time to 5 Minutes, in a.m. and p.m., calculate Duration in Hours and Half Hour.

**Volume**

Learn and measure in Millilitres and Litres.

**Area**

Finding the Area of a Rectangle and Square.

**Inequalities**

A quick Introduction to Inequalities.

Grade 3

Strengthen your child’s foundation on Whole Numbers with the proper ways to multiply and divide large numbers. Through visual examples, dive deeper into concepts of Time, Mass and Volume. Your child will develop a deeper appreciation of their applications in real-life situations around us.

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**Whole numbers**

More revision on Compare and Order, Thousands Place Value, Addition/Subtraction/Multiplication/Division (four operations), Division with Remainder, Multiplication Tables (6, 7, 8 & 9), Multiplying 3-digit with 1-digit.

**Angles**

Identify different Types of Angles: Acute, Obtuse and Right.

**Area**

Learn about Area of Rectangle, Square, Triangle.

**Fractions**

Learn and practise on Equivalent Fractions, express in Simplest Form, Compare and Order fractions, Addition/Subtraction of Related Fractions.

**Length**

Measure in Centimetres (cm), Metres (m) and Kilometres (km), Conversion between Units.

**Lines**

Learn Parallel and Perpendicular lines.

**Mass**

Practise conversion between Grams and Kilograms.

**Money**

Addition/Subtraction in Decimal Notation.

**Perimeter**

Learn about Perimeter of Rectangles and Squares

**Statistics**

Read data from Bar Graphs.

**Time**

Tell time with “Past” and “To”, in 24-hour clock format, conversion of Hours to Minutes and vice-versa, calculating Start Time, End Time and Duration.

**Volume**

Convert between Millilitres and Litres.

Grade 4

Welcome to word problems! Your child sees how to identify word problems and navigate tricky problem sums. We will share useful heuristics problem-solving concepts like Working Backwards, Constant Difference and more.

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**Whole Numbers**

Compare and Order up to 100,000, an introduction to various concepts for Problem Solving and identifying Solutioning Concepts (Constant Difference, Constant Total, Constant Part, Working Backwards, Guess & Check, Total Changed, Excess-Shortage, Excess-Excess, Shortage-Shortage), Number Patterns, Factors (Common Factors, Simplifying Factors), Multiples (Common Multiples, Lowest Common Denominator), Rounding Off.

**Angles**

Measuring, drawing a given size, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, learn about Turns involving Cardinal Points.

**Area Volume**

Find Dimensions of Rectangles and Squares, solve word problems on Area and Perimeter with Squares, Rectangles, Triangles and Composite Figures.

**Decimals**

Conversion of Fractions into Decimals, Rounding Off, more practice on Addition/Subtraction/Multiplication/Division (four operations).

**Fractions**

Identify and convert Mixed and Improper Fractions, Additions/Subtractions with Remainders, Addition/Subtraction with Different Denominators, finding Remainder of a Whole.

**Statistics**

Read data from Tables, Line Graphs.

**Symmetry**

Identify and determine Lines.

**Time**

Read in Digital and Analogue, 24-hour Format, learn concepts on and practise word sums on Duration, Start and Finish Times.

**Shapes**

Learn about Cubes, Cuboids, Cones, Cylinders and Spheres.

**Lines**

Learn about Parallel lines and drawing Parallel and Perpendicular lines.

Grade 5

Build on knowledge learnt in Grade 4 and pick up new techniques on tables, model diagrams and more, to solve real life word problems. See and extend application into areas of Rate, Ratios and Percentage. Plenty of practice opportunities to break down problems into simpler components in Fractions.

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**Whole Numbers**

Practise questions on various concepts of solving word problems from Grade 4, solve word problems given two given relationships.

**Fractions**

Pick up problem-solving concepts on Making Equal, Order and Comparison, Making Same for Numerators and Denominators, Subtraction with Remainder, Branch Drawing.

**Rate**

Read rates from Charts, work on problem sums involving Volume, Rate Inverse, Direct Proportion.

**Percentage**

Learn Discount, Cost Price, Selling Price, Principal Amount and Interest.

**Algebra**

Learn Simplifying Expressions.

**Area / Volume**

Find the Dimensions of a Cuboid with given information.

**Angles**

Learn the Types of Angles, Measuring and Drawing an angle of a given size.

**Ratio**

Practice using Direct Proportion, leverage on problem-solving concepts learnt previously to solve word problems between two ratios e.g., Constant Parts, Constant Total, Constant Difference, Total Changed.

**Area**

Finding the Area of a Rectangle and a Square.

Grade 6

We break down the daunting topic of Algebra into simple ideas. Shown through clear illustrations, complex concepts or workings on forming and expressing algebraic terms will no longer be stumbling blocks to your child’s learning path.

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**Algebra**

Learn Algebraic Expressions with concepts on Simplifying, Forming, Manipulation and Substituting Values, plus revision practices on solving word problems.

**Area / Volume**

Find Lengths, Heights and Base Areas of a Cuboid, practise word sums with given volumes and base areas conditions.

**Circles**

Find Area, Circumference of a Circle, with revision on word problems.

**Percentage**

Practise problem solving on Percentage Increase, Decrease, Percentage Profit/Loss.

**Speed**

Study relationships between Speed and Time, Speed and Distance, Distance between 2 Points, practise understanding with problems on Time Taken, Overtaking, Difference between Average Speeds with the Distance-Speed-Time triangle, revision on word problems involving increasing and decreasing distance between 2 objects.

**Fractions**

Expression in simplest form, Comparing and Ordering, Addition and Subtraction of related fractions.

**Rate**

Practise word problems on Combined Rates and Inverse Rates.

**Whole Numbers**

Problem-solving using concepts like Constant Difference, Simultaneous Concept and Excess-shortage and more.

**Scales**

Study on Maps and Scales.

**Ratio**

Strengthen concept foundations through problem sums using concepts like Constant Part, Constant Total, Constant Difference, Everything Changes and more.

Grade 7

Detailed, step-by-step explanations taking you through concepts of variables and unknowns in Algebra and Geometry. Imparting useful tips and techniques to help your child overcome more algebraic problems.

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**Algebra**

Learn Roots of an Equation, using Elimination Method to solve problems, Concepts of Square of Sum & Square of Difference in Algebraic Identities, Polynomials and Monomials and their applications, BODMAS Rule, Changing the Subject of an Equation.

**Geometry**

Learn about Points, Lines, Rays and Planes, construct an Angle Bisector, and identify different Types of Angles.

**Prime Factorisation**

Learn Common Factors (Highest and Lowest), working on how to find Square and Square Roots, Cube and Cube Roots.

**Factorisation**

Learn complex problem-solving skills like Removing Common Factor, form expressions by Grouping.

**Standard form**

An introduction to what a Standard Form is.

**Algebraic fractions**

Practise the Four Operations of Algebraic Expressions, find Common Denominator.

**Pyramid**

Measure and calculate Volumes and Surface Areas of Triangular and Rectangular Pyramids.

Grade 8

Using pictorial methods and graphical illustrations increases your child’s understanding of Algebra by two-fold. Through animated representation of angles and its properties, your child develops a deep sense of imagery, which is useful when dealing with properties of a circle, modelling and scale drawings.

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**Algebra**

Practise and apply Substitution Method to solve word questions with 2 or more Unknowns, solving Linear Equations using Graphs, 4 Operations of Inequalities.

**Statistics**

Read data from Histograms, Stem & Leaf Diagram, learn Mode, Median and Mean for Calculations.

**Triangles**

Learn about Properties of Triangles with Pythagoras Theorem, Heron’s Formula (Area of Triangle, find Height), Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.

**Quadratic Equations**

Learn about Properties, find Roots using Formula or Factorisation, Graphs, use and practise Completing the Square Method to Factor.

**Angles**

Learn about Interior Angles and their applications.

**Shapes**

Learn Properties of different shapes like Isosceles Trapezium, Rhombus and Angles Calculation.

**Probability**

Learning to work out Probability Calculations.

**Circles**

An introduction to Properties, Radian, Interior Angles.

**Inequalities**

Learn about Inequalities, work on adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing terms.

**Scale**

Learn with Maps and Scales, Scale Drawings.

**Area**

Working on more shapes like Polygons and Parallelograms, solve problem sums on area of Polygon.

**Algebraic Fractions**

Learn how to solve Square Roots of Algebraic Fractions.

**Function**

An introduction to Properties of a Function and its application.

**Coordinates**

Practise question on Cartisean Coordinates Planes.

**Line Graphs**

Learn about Straight Line Graphs.

## Power-packed programmes

#### Model for Success

Uses world renowned Singapore Maths methods

#### Future Ready

Animation activates important 21st century skills like Critical Thinking, Creativity, Communication & Collaboration.

#### Fun & Exciting

Digitally animated lessons to Boost concept understanding & application

#### Comprehensive

More than 60 lesson videos per grade

#### Effective

Online quizzes and downloadable worksheets to reinforce knowledge

#### Trusted

Developed by professionally trained & experienced teachers and tutors

#### Global Coverage

4 programmes aligned to various Maths curriculums

## Use SMILE more effectively

##### WATCH

Watch the Lesson Videos in sequence. View Lesson Videos multiple times for better understanding.

##### LEARN

Our Lesson Videos provide Concept Learning, Revision and Practice. Try out worksheets to test what you’ve learned

##### TEST

Test knowledge by attempting the quizzes. Each quiz can be done multiple times for better practice.

##### REPEAT

Follow the WATCH LEARN TEST process for subsequent topics and lessons to continuously strengthen Maths foundation

## Guide to Parents

**Learning Process**

Your child should select a topic for learning and watch the videos in the prescribed sequence. Do attempt the worksheets and quizzes with each topical series to test their understanding and application of the concepts learned.

**Pace of Learning**Encourage your child to watch, learn and practice at least one to two concepts of a topic each week. They can adjust according to their pace of learning.

**Ensure Understanding**If your child is unclear of certain concepts at any stage, it’s okay not to proceed with subsequent videos. They can re-visit earlier videos until they fully understand the concepts.

**Support Their Learning**Let’s support and participate in your child’s learning process. Interact through the various animation themes. Create fun examples or stories to solidify their learning and have fun together.

**Maximise Performance**Maximise the performance tracking resources to facilitate your child’s progress. When you can track what they’ve watched and learned, and know their proficiency through worksheet and quiz results, you can gently direct their learning.