Y6 Maths

Division Using Factors Lesson

This Year 6 Division Using Factors lesson covers the prior learning of identifying factors, before moving onto the main skill of dividing numbers using factor pairs.

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 Objectives
Mathematics Year 6: (6C5) Identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers

Mathematics Year 6: (6C8) Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

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1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This worksheet recaps identifying factors, before moving onto the main skill of dividing numbers using factor pairs.

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Video Tutorial

Jade shows pupils how to find the factors of different numbers using arrays in this Factors Video Tutorial.

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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 Teaching

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Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of identifying factors, before moving onto the main skill of division using factors. 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.

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 division using factors.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Division Using Factors Game includes questions designed to check pupils' understanding of using factors to help solve division calculations.

4 Extension

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Extension

Extension

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