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. 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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Lesson  Slides

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

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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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

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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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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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.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Division Using Factors Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of division using factors.

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 is on a mission to Mars. She needs help to work out some information by dividing using factors.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 3 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.