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#### Extending Patterns

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
2, 4, 6, 8. What comes next? This reading comprehension worksheet discusses patterns and extending patterns. After reading the short article, kids answer a series of questions to demonstrate their understanding of the passage.
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#### Pattern Power

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young elementary students will discover there are patterns all around them in their daily lives. In groups, they sort pattern blocks by size and color. Using the internet, they create their own type of patterns and share them with the...
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Curated OER

#### Patterns in Dance and Math

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze how repeated body movements and shapes can represent and extend patterns. For this pattern analysis lesson, students discuss patterns in dance, math, and everyday living. Students demonstrate a dance using a sequence of...
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K-5 Math Teaching Resources

#### Pattern Blocks

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Who needs to buy pattern blocks when you have this printable pattern block template? Including triangles, squares, trapezoids, rhombuses, and hexagons, this resource offers endless possibilities for teaching children about geometric shapes.
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#### Patterning Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Open the eyes of young mathematicians to the patterns that are found everywhere in the world around them. After a shared reading of I See Patterns by Linda Benton, children complete a series of hands-on activities that teach them how to...
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#### Patterns, Patterns Everywhere!

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Not only is pattern recognition an essential skill for young children to develop, it's also a lot of fun to teach! Over the course of this lesson, class members participate in shared readings, perform small group activities, and complete...
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Math in English

#### Number Patterns

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Build the pattern recognition skills of young mathematicians with this simple skills practice worksheet. Given nine different sequences of two-digit numbers, children must identify the pattern and determine the next three numbers in...
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#### Representing Patterns & Evaluating Expressions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Write algebraic expressions, determine patterns, and evaluate expressions in a real-world context. Learners engage in a series of collaborative activities to identify, model, and give variables for real-world patterns. They write...
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NASA

#### Blossoms Blooming: Analyzing Plant Growth Patterns

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Could the seasons be changing? Using National Park data, learners recognize patterns in the growth of seasonal plants. They look specifically at the first bloom date of cherry blossoms in Washington DC and compare them to temperature...
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#### Extending Geometric Patterns

For Students 3rd - 5th
Which square comes next? Each of these sequences is made up of patterned squares in a continuing order. Learners examine more squares to choose which one(s) would correctly continue the pattern. None of these have very complex sequences;...
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#### Recognizing and Extending Number Sequences

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Kids work to recognize and extend number sequences. They determine the rule in order to find the missing number in each sequence given. They review the concept, practice finishing sequences with a calculator, and explain each rule.
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#### Patterns to the Rescue!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Track down the Cyberchase episode that this lesson is associated with. Using a worksheet that is embedded in the plan, learners must find the next two numbers and shapes (a double pattern). Once these have been discovered, pupils try...
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Common Core Sheets

#### Determining Coordinates: Graphing Patterns

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Building on their prior knowledge about patterns, this series of worksheets introduces young mathematicians to graphing in the coordinate plane. Using written descriptions of different numerical patterns, learners create sets of order...
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National Security Agency

#### Growing Patterns: Practical Pattern Problems

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Your learners explore growing patterns by describing, extending, creating, and evaluating practical pattern problems in this three-day collaborative unit. Beginning with concrete patterns and function tables to extend and describe with a...
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Curated OER

#### Identifying Patterns

For Students 1st - 3rd
What's the pattern? Youngsters examine four sets of sequential images to detect a pattern and continue it onto a fourth image. Ask them to verbalize what they noticed and how they continued this pattern. Consider extending the concept...
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#### Identifying the Patterns

For Students Pre-K
What pattern do you see? Preschoolers examine four visual patterns and complete them after observing the repeating designs. Then, they create two patterns of their own. Because these are all drawn into circles, consider extending this to...
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#### Patterns

For Teachers K
Students create and extend patterns. In this pattern lesson, students learn to identify patterns using multiple senses. Students work at centers in small groups to explore and extend their understanding of patterns.
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#### Patterns Patterns Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Upper graders work with number patterns. In this pattern lesson plan, learners recognize and continue number patterns and find the rules.  They do some as a class and complete an assessment.
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#### Design Patterns

For Teachers K - 1st
Students extend and create patterns. Through a variety of activities, they discover patterns as they exist in math and their everyday lives. Students create a necklace that represents a pattern.
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#### What's My Pattern?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students recognize, describe and extend patterns in three activities. They organize data, find patterns and describe the rule for the pattern as well as use the graphing calculator to graph the data to make and test predictions. In the...
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#### Investigation - Patterns/Functions

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore one-to-one correspondence. Through activities, students examine rhythm and patterns. From the patterns discovered, students create a visual representation of the pattern with blocks.
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#### Cheerios Number Patterns

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars, following a provided worksheet, use Cheerios to explore number patterns.
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#### Patterns Everywhere!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners recognize and demonstrate the patterning of numbers and objects in our environment. They create a pattern using geometric shapes and find a missing number in a sequence.
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#### Problem Solving of Patterns

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use a software program to practice their problem solving skills. As a class, they identify patterns in their days at school and review problem solving patterns in math. They solve different problems and discover that the...