Y6 Maths

Prime Numbers Lesson

This Year 6 Prime Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of identifying prime numbers up to 100, before moving onto the main skill of identifying prime numbers, prime factors and composite numbers.

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 guides pupils through the prior learning of place value of 1s, 10s and 100s, before moving onto the main skill of prime numbers. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

Power Point from the old Resource Pack
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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

During this Prime Numbers Video Tutorial, Martin tells pupils what a prime number is and then demonstrates how to tell if a number is prime or composite.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 6 Prime Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of identifying prime numbers up to 100, before moving onto the main skill of identifying prime numbers, prime factors and composite numbers.

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Interactive Activity

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

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Flash Cards Activity

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

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 Prime Numbers Activity includes five questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of prime and composite numbers up to 100.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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Worksheet

Worksheet

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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Worksheet

Worksheet

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

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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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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Maths Challenge

Maths Challenge

This Year 6 Factors, Multiples and Prime Numbers Maths Challenge aims to develop pupils’ abilty to identify common factors, common multiples and prime 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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Learning Video Clip

Learning Video Clip

Buzz and Renata are embarking in a new mission. They need to use prime numbers to work out a code, plan their route and label samples they collect whilst on Mars.

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Home Learning Pack

Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 5 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.

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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.