Y5 Maths

Prime Numbers Lesson

This Year 5 Prime Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of finding common factors, before moving onto the main skill of recalling prime numbers up to 19, and recognising prime numbers up to 100.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. 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: (5C5b) Know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non-prime) numbers

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 5 Prime Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of finding common factors, before moving onto the main skill of recalling prime numbers up to 19, and recognising prime numbers up to 100.

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For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

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

2 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

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

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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.

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Video Tutorial

Jade uses arrays to demonstrate the difference between prime and composite numbers in this Prime Numbers Video Tutorial.

3 Activities

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Flash Cards activity

This Year 5 Prime Numbers Flash Cards Game checks pupils’ understanding of prime numbers up to 100.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Prime Numbers Game checks and consolidates pupils’ ability to identify prime numbers and prime factors.

4 Extension

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Extension

Extension

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

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This Year 5 Prime Numbers Maths Challenge checks pupils’ understanding of prime numbers while developing their problem solving ability.