Sequential Pattern Teacher Resources

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Ants

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students make sequential patterns by using ants and following the model. They identify different parts of an ant by matching the picture to the word name. Pupils identify the ant's life cycle by creating a chart using pictures.
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The Three Pigs

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders design and construct homes for the three pigs. Each of the homes is made and filled with patterns that we explore. They continue a sequential pattern and describe a rule for this.
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Number Patterns

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this number patterns worksheet, learners write the next 3 terms in sets of sequential patterns. A website reference for additional resources and an answer key are provided.
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Number Patterns

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this number patterns instructional activity, students write the next three terms in a set of sequential patterns. A website reference for additional resources and answer key are provided.
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Negative Number Patterns

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this negative number worksheet, students fill in the blank with the missing negative number in a pattern, missing numbers occur in various places in the sequential pattern.
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Cups and Cubes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the use of cups and counters as a model to analyze the effects of operations. They create and use a rule to create a sequential pattern and use cups and cubes to model the relationship.
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Cannon Balls

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate 2 and 3 dimensional objects. They discuss the characteristics of the triangle. Students create sequential patterns and describe the rule for their pattern.
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Jo's Table

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students continue a sequential pattern using a partially filled in table and simple addition exercise. They use problem solving strategies such as guess and check, make a table, look for patterns. They discuss their finding with the class.
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Count the Dots â€“ Binary Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Did you know you can send a message using only zeroes and ones? This interactive resource presents an introduction to binary numbers. Through code cards, pupils learn to convert binary numbers to decimal numbers.
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The Graveyard Book: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Neil Gaiman's award winning children's fantasy novel, The Graveyard Book, is the focus of a literary analysis overview. Those new to the novel can decide whether the book is appropriate for whole-class discussion or as a book circle...
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Matchstick Patterns

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate patterns made using matchsticks and tiles, so it involves them in active studying. The relation between the number of the term of a pattern and the number of matchsticks (tiles) that that tem has is explored...
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Building Patterns Incrementally

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students study the recurrence rules for patterns where the increase from one term to the next is not constant. They look for the recurrence rule on their own. They copy the pattern and create the next element, continue the pattern with...
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Building Patterns Constantly

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students are introduced to some number patterns using buildings constructed with squares. They construct tables of patterns and finding the recurrence rule for a simple pattern where the increase from term to term is a constant.
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Ten Little Black Dots

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use black and red construction paper to symbolize different one digit numbers that add up to 10. In this sums to 10 lesson plan, 2nd graders discover different combinations and patterns that can lead them to the number 10.
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Treasure to Ship

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore and solve an algebraic word problem. They listen to a poem about pirates, describe the word problem in their own words, and independently solve the problem using colored rods to represent the pirates and treasure...
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Supermarket Displays

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders look at the number patterns created when cans are stacked in different arrangements. The aim of the unit is for students to keep track of the numbers involved by drawing up a table of values. They are then encouraged to...
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The Farmer's Sheep

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use problem solving skills, logical thinking, and their ability to work sequentially in order to solve an algebra problem. They listen to the problem read aloud by the teacher and devise a plan in order to solve the problem.
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Letter Patterns

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders look at the number patterns we get from letters and numbers. They keep track of the numbers involved by drawing up a table of values. It's important here to look for the pattern and see how the number of tiles changes from...
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Pede Patterns

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students generate number patterns for certain 'insects' from the mythical planet of Elsinore. Each 'Pede' is made up of square parts and has a number of feet. The patterns all link the number of feet and the number of squares. The...
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Colourful Jerseys

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students form a repeating pattern using shoe colour (eg., white, brown, white, brown). Without knowing what pattern they are using ask the students to join the line if they think that they could be the 5th member of the pattern. Ask them...
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Jo's Table

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders work on the problem with a partner. They examine what they are supposed to be doing. They share the students's solutions making sure than they are looking for patterns along the diagonals.
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Beetle Wheels

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders link the development of skip-counting patterns to bars on a relationship graph. They also plot our skip-counting patterns on a hundred's board, counting by 2's and also by 4's.
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Triangular Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students are introduced to the problem and brainstorm ideas for approaching the problem and keeping track of what has been done. They work in pairs and share their answers, explaining their reasoning.
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Toothpick squares

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students state the general rule for a practical situation. They describe a continuing pattern. They use toothpicks to help visualize the problem and answer it correctly.