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Prime Factorization Lesson Plan

Subject Math
Grade Level Grades 4-6
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards


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Ever wondered how every time you swipe your credit card, buy something online, or tell a secret with a messaging app, your data is protected from hackers?

Prime factorization powers the cryptography that keeps you safe.

Use this artistic, real-life lesson plan to teach your students about prime factorization. Students will learn material with artistic guided notes, practice and check for understanding with doodle math and a maze, and wrap up with the real life application of prime factorization for cryptography.



Prime Factorization Lesson Plan.pdf

Lesson Plan
April 9, 2023
0.8 MB
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Find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1–100. Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1–100 is prime or composite.
Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.


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