Factors, multiples, primes: Year 5 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 5 is for the topic of Factors and multiples. Students investigate the properties of multiplication as they learn increasingly efficient and sophisticated strategies to solve multiplication problems. They also explore divisibility rules.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 5
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Number
Topics Multiples, factors and powers
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Express natural numbers as products of their factors, recognise multiples and determine if one number is divisible by another

Solve problems involving multiplication of larger numbers by one- or two-digit numbers, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate; check the reasonableness of answers

Numeracy progression Multiplicative strategies (P6, P7)

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