FREE MATH LESSON – “Fold It Up – Ladder Method for GCF, LCM, and Factoring!”

by Cognitive Cardio with Middle School Math Moments

5th – 7th Grade



The ladder method is a fantastic way to find GCF and LCM, and is also a great way to help students understand the basics of factoring! This fold it up has a visual on the outside flaps, for students to refer to, and typed directions for the inside – you can print and copy both sides so the directions are on the inside, or you can have students write them in themselves.

Just cut out the large square, fold the triangles into the center, and put into your interactive notebook!

For some GCF practice, check out Factors and GCF Footloose

For prime factorization practice, your students might enjoy Prime Factorization Color by Number.
You might also like:
6th Grade Math Resource Bundle – resources for the entire year.
Common Core Daily Math Warm Ups for Grade 6
Fold It Ups and Notes for Math Concepts
Problem Solving Activity Book
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