Factors Lesson Plan


Students will learn how to factor numbers by using manipulatives and computer applets.

Standards(NCTM 3-5)

Number and Operations

Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems

Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another

Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates Student Prerequisites

Teacher Preparation

Students will need:

Lesson Outline

  1. Focus and Review
  1. Objectives
  2. Students will demonstrate their ability to list the factors for different numbers.

  3. Teacher Input
  1. Guided Practice
  1. Independant Practice
  1. Closure
  2. Review the term factor and some different methods that can be used to find the factors of a given number.