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Winnipeg School Division Numeracy Project

Dot Card and Ten Frame Activities

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
New ReviewWhat fun, simple number value activities these are! Using dot cards and ten frames, 34 educational games are briefly described to help diversify these great strategies. For example, in the game "I Wish I Had..." the teacher holds up a...
Worksheet
Math Stars

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience.
Lesson Plan
Marilyn Burns Education Associates

Eighteen Flavors

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Your learners will be tantalized by this inquiry-based, collaborative activity as they discover how to write an equation that represents the height of an ice cream cone. Given the scenario based on the poem, "Eighteen Flavors," and...
Printables
Wordpress

Equation Table Graph

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Your Algebra learners will appreciate this fabulous, two-page printable. The first page has a list of numbers that lead to the learners writing an equation in a cloud that represents these numbers, and then filling in a table, and...
PPT
Curated OER

Alice in Fractalland

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take your class on a field trip to Fractalland where they'll learn all about number and shape patterns. Based on Disney's movie Alice in Wonderland, this resource takes young mathematicians on an adventure as they explore patterns in...
Interactive
Scholastic

Study Jams! Number Patterns

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Finding patterns is an essential skill for mathematicians of all ages. Follow along with Zoe as she walks step-by-step through the process of identifying and completing number patterns. Work through the Try It! problems as a whole class...
Lesson Plan
Oregon Department of Education

Building and Expanding Patterns

For Teachers 4th Standards
The generation of a number, or shape pattern, is the focus of this math lesson. Pupils are presented with a variety of patterns shapes, and number patterns, then use worksheets embedded in the plan to gain further practice. The...
eBook
CK-12 Foundation

CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
Lesson Plan
Project Maths

Introduction to Patterns

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The world is full of patterns. Help learners quantify those patterns with mathematical representations. The first Algebra lesson in a compilation of four uses a series of activities to build the concept of patterns using multiple...
Activity
101 Questions

Can-struction

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Can you solve it?! A New York City art challenge involves making sculptures from cans. The task is to determine the number of cans used in the engineering award-winning sculpture. Scholars consider the patterns in the different layers to...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Number Patterns: Square Sizes

For Students 6th - 8th
Size up an interactive on square sizes. Scholars adjust the side length of a square to represent the next term in a geometric pattern. They answer a set of challenge questions on the pattern to complete the activity.
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Inductive Reasoning from Patterns: Greeting with Handshakes

For Students 6th - 9th
Greet this resource like an old friend. An interactive has users investigate the number of handshakes required for a group to greet each member. A set of challenge questions ensures that learners have a solid understanding of the...
Assessment
Illustrative Mathematics

Multiples of 3, 6, and 7

For Students 4th Standards
What are the common multiples of three, six, and seven? Assess young mathematicians ability to find the common multiples of three numbers in a straightforward math task.
Activity
Noyce Foundation

Tri-Triangles

For Students K - 12th Standards
Develop an understanding of algebraic sequences through an exploration of patterns. Five leveled problems target grade levels from elementary through high school. Each problem asks young mathematicians to recognize a geometric pattern....
Lesson Plan
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Patterns and Fingerprints

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Human fingerprint patterns are the result of layers of skin growing at different paces, thus causing the layers to pull on each other forming ridges. Here, groups of learners see how patterns and fingerprints assist scientists in a...
Assessment
Inside Mathematics

Conference Tables

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils analyze a pattern of conference tables to determine the number of tables needed and the number of people that can be seated for a given size. Individuals develop general formulas for the two growing number patterns and use them to...
Assessment
Bowland

Golden Rectangles

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Scholars must determine the maximum area for a rectangular plot of land enclosed with 100 meters of rope. As the work they discover patterns and numerical approaches to solve the problem.
Assessment
Bowland

Geoboard Squares

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Don't be a square! Help your budding mathematicians discover patterns within squares. Scholars create squares on geoboards and identify patterns in the number of nails, both nails on the edge of the squares and nails within the squares....
Worksheet
Math Wire

For Students 6th - 8th
Make way for the penguin parade! Based on a given pattern of penguins in an ascending number of rows, how many penguins were marching this year? Learners solve two word problems to find the answer.
Assessment
Inside Mathematics

Number Towers

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Number towers use addition or multiplication to ensure each level is equal. While this is common in factoring, it is often not used with algebraic equations. Solving these six questions relies on problem solving skills and being able to...
Assessment
Noyce Foundation

Toy Trains

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Scholars identify and continue the numerical pattern for the number of wheels on a train. Using the established pattern and its inverse, they determine whether a number of wheels is possible. Pupils finish by developing an algebraic...
Assessment
Balanced Assessment

Pick a Pattern or Two

For Students 6th - 8th
Math is all about finding patterns. In this ask, scholars first investigate a sequence formed by squaring the sum of the digits in the previous term. They go on to investigate a second sequence and write an algebraic expression for this...
Lesson Plan
Mathematics Assessment Project

Generalizing Patterns: The Difference of Two Squares

For Teachers 8th Standards
After completing an assessment task where they express numbers as the difference of squares (i.e., 9 = 5^2 – 4^2), class members note any patterns that they see in the problems.
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Willow Tree

Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Old mathematicians never die; they just lose some of their functions. Studying sequences gives scholars an opportunity to use a new notation. Learners write functions to model arithmetic and geometric sequences and use them to find new...