Y5 Maths

Common Factors Lesson

This Year 5 Common Factors lesson covers the prior learning of factors, before moving onto the main skill of common factors.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding.  The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

 

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 5: (5C5a) Identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of two numbers
Mathematics Year 5: (5C8a) Solve problems involving multiplication and division including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of factors, before moving onto the main skill of common factors. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 5 Common Factors lesson covers the prior learning of factors, before moving onto the main skill of common factors.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Multiples and Factors Game includes five questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of multiples and factors.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activity

Supporting Activity

This common factors supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Common Factors Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of common factors.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack
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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of common factors.

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Extension

Extension

This common factors extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the common factors lesson.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 5 Common Factors Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of common factors within a problem solving context.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

2 Additional Activities

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 9 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 5 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 4 – Number: Multiplication and Division.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Just when they thought things couldn’t get any worse, the organisers of the Qatar Olympic Games are now tasked with trying to organise the chaos at the archery and gymnastic events! Use your knowledge of common factors to help them resolve their logistical nightmare!