Year 5 Term 3
Key Concepts – Number – Multiplication and division
Key Concepts –Topic- Line graphs and information tables
Common Misconceptions – Multiplication and division
Children do not understand that division is not commutative and therefore place the numbers in the wrong order
Children do not take into account place value when multiplying.
Children do not use 0 as a place holder when multiplying by a power of 10.
Multiplying by a power of 10 does not just mean “adding a 0”.
1 is not a prime number.
Common Misconception – Line Graphs and Information Tables
Children confuse continuous and discrete data.
Children confuse the x and y axis.
Children create axes that fit the data rather than