Explore **prime factorization **in this unit. Hands-on activities include factoring practice, making a factoring tree, and practicing factoring numbers. Worksheets and online activities are included to reinforce the concepts. This unit is designed to last **one week**, depending on how often you teach math.

- 36 objects (paper clips, coins, toys, etc.)

- Paper
- A pencil

- Markers or crayons
- Tape
- Paper
- A pencil
- Green construction paper
- A posterboard

- Paper
- A pencil

- Paper
- A pencil

- Math Journal
- Notebook paper or plain paper
- A pencil
- Crayons, colored pencils or markers, if desired
- A hole punch

**Printables**:

- A printer and basic printer supplies
- A pencil

Multiplication Review | (no rating) |

In multiplication, the numbers that are multiplied are called factors and the result is called the product.

Factoring Numbers | (no rating) |

Learn how numbers are factored into prime numbers.

Prime Factorization | (no rating) |

Prime Factorization is finding which prime numbers you need to multiply together to get the original number.

Prime Factorization Tool | (no rating) |

Use this tool to figure out whether very large numbers are prime numbers.

Factoring Practice | (no rating) |

Your child will practice finding factors with this activity.

You Can Factor Numbers | (no rating) |

Practice factoring numbers.

Make a Factor Tree | (no rating) |

Factor numbers by making a factor tree.

How to Use a Factor Tree | (no rating) |

Demonstrate how to use factor trees.

Take Turns Factoring | (no rating) |

You and your child will factor large numbers together.

What I Learned This Week | (no rating) |

Your child will write in her math journal about things she has learned this week.

Factoring Worksheet | (no rating) |

Practice factoring numbers.

Factoring Numbers Worksheet | (no rating) |

Factor numbers into prime numbers.

Finding Prime Factorization | (no rating) |

Fill in the missing numbers in the factor trees.

Factor Tree | (no rating) |

Use this online activity to factor numbers.

The Factor Game | (no rating) |

Play a game to find the factors.

Visual Factorization | (no rating) |

This animation show you how numbers can be factored into primes.

Math Games | (no rating) |

Play these fun games from learninggamesforkids.com to reinforce concepts learned in this Pathways.

Ways to Determine a Prime Number | (no rating) |

This video presents ways to determine if a number is a prime number.

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