Factors, multiples, primes: Year 6 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 6 is for the topic of Factors and multiples. Students decompose composites into their prime factors and recognise primes as the building blocks of composite numbers. Students consolidate use of the distributive and commutative laws of multiplication to simplify calculations.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 6
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
Identify and describe the properties of prime, composite and square numbers and use these properties to solve problems and simplify calculations

Numeracy progression Multiplicative strategies (P7)

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