Y6 Maths

Common Factors Lesson

This Year 6 Common Factors lesson covers the prior learning of finding common factors using arrays, before moving onto the main skill of finding 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 6: (6C5) Identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of finding common factors using arrays, 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.

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Video Tutorial

Martin recaps what a factor is and then shows pupils how to find common factors of different numbers in this Common Factors Video Tutorial.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of finding common factors using arrays, before moving onto the main skill of finding common factors.

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Interactive Activity

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

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 6 Common Factors Reasoning Practice checks your child's understanding of identifying common factors.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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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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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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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack
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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 6 Common Factors Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' ability to find common factors of two numbers.

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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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 6 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in the Autumn Block 2 Four Operations Block.

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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Renata and Buzz are travelling into space in order to carry out important research. They will need to be able to work out the common factors of numbers in order to complete their mission.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 4 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.