The Longman Primary Mathematics series fulfils the aims of the Mathematics curriculum. Through reasoning, inquiring and project learning, students are able to manipulate basic mathematical knowledge, enjoy the process of invention and apply problem-solving skills in daily lives.
Follow the Mathematics Curriculum Guide (2000) prepared by the Education Bureau.
Cute characters are designed for the books so as to increase the motivation for learning. Students may enjoy learning Mathematics using the books.
Use real-life situations throughout the contents.
Provide useful and relevant exercises for consolidating basic mathematical knowledge. (There are worksheets for books 1A to 2D.)
Components of the Longman Primary Mathematics series:
Student Books (1A to 6D)
4 books for each year, books A and B are encouraged to be used in the first term while books C and D in the second term.
(Books 1A to 2D contain Worksheets.)
Introduce the theme of each chapter through real-life situations.
Arouse pupils' learning interest by beautiful illustrations.
Provide a great variety of activities to help pupils understand mathematical concepts.
Develop pupils' communicating, conceptualising and problem-solving abilities through discussions.
Using daily life examples in Maths is fun to encourage pupils to apply basic mathematical concepts to practical situations and learn to observe the surroundings.
Summarise the main points in the Summary of each chapter. Pupils can do revision on their own.
To cater for learners' differences, enrichment topics are provided. Teachers can make use of the spare periods for teaching enrichment topics so as to broaden pupils' knowledge.
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Workbooks (1A to 6B)
Follow the learning objectives of the Student Books closely.
Offer varied and interesting exercises to help consolidate learning.
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Teacher's Guides (1A to 6D)
Dimensions tables
Overall plans
Project guides
Overviews of Units (including learning objectives,
reference books and websites)
Suggested teaching procedures
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Workbooks (Teacher's edition) (1A to 6B)
Follow the learning objectives of the Student Books closely.
Offer varied and interesting exercises to help consolidate learning.
With overprinted answers
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Advanced Exercises (1A to 6D)
Follow the learning objectives of the Student Books closely.
Copymasters for further practice
Offer varied and graded questions that strengthen pupils'
mathematical knowledge and skills.
TSA and HKAT-style questions are included.
With answer key
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Challenging Exercises (P1 to P6)
Follow the learning objectives of the Student Books closely.
Copymasters for further practice
Offer open-ended and challenging questions to help pupils strengthen critical thinking abilities and problem-solving skills.
TSA and HKAT-style questions are included.
With answers and solutions
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Teaching Kits (P1 to P6)
Suggested projects  
'Problem of the week' flip chart
Posters and picture / number cards
Relevant tools such as 3-D shapes, clock, pin-board, etc.
Teaching Kits
  -1 kit for each level. There are 6 kits for P1 to P6 altogether.  
Teaching Aids  
  -1 box for each key stage. There are 2 boxes for Key Stage 1 & 2  altogether. Top
Question Bank CD-Roms (1A to 6B)
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Provide different types of questions and picture bank. Enable teachers to design their own worksheets, test and exam papers.
TSA and HKAT-style questions are included.
1 test paper for each term
IT tools CD-Roms (Key Stage 1 & 2)
1 CD-Rom for each key stage  
55 IT tools in total
With animated demonstration
With answer checking function
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Test Papers CD-Rom
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Provide both student and teacher's version
   
Ebooks (1A to 6D)
Provide an electronic version of Student ¬†Books  
Provide tailor-made PowerPoint Presentations for teaching
With answer display function
With pronunciation demonstration in glossary
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Companion website
For pupils
Online revision exercises
Self-learning corner
IT tools
Glossary
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For teachers
Online revision exercises report
Question Bank
IT tools
Challenging questions
Glossary
Useful links Top