Lesson Five – Factor Sums

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to practise using factors of different numbers to solve a range of multiplication calculations. The class can explain how to partition numbers using factors when completing the steps in each calculation.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise using factors of different numbers to solve a range of multiplication calculations

Learning Objectives

Recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations. Recall multiplication facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12.

Learning Outcomes

I can use factors of numbers to support multiplication of two by one digit numbers. I know the products in all of the times tables.

Factor Sums

Teaching sequence to help the children practise using factors of different numbers to solve a range of multiplication calculations

Factor Numbers (support)

Activity to help the children practise multiplying two by one digit numbers using factors of the numbers in the calculation

Factor Numbers (core)

Activity to help the children practise multiplying two by one digit numbers using factors of the numbers in the calculation

Factor Numbers (extension)

Activity to help the children practise multiplying two by one digit numbers using factors of the numbers in the calculation

Odd One Out

Interactive activity to help the children identify matching products in the six, seven, eight and nine multiplication tables

Factor Sums

Interactive activity to help the children practise using factors of different numbers to solve a range of multiplication calculations

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise using factors of different numbers to solve a range of multiplication calculations

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