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15 resources with the keyterm predicting patterns

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Understand Repeating Patterns

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Further develop your class's understanding of patterns using the second video of this nine-part series. First introduce the key vocabulary words pattern, core, and step, using shape patterns to explain the meaning of each. Then apply...
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Abacus Abracadabra

For Students 4th - 6th
Using their knowledge of patterns, mathematicians can simulate working on an abacus in this worksheet. First, students study the patterns created in numbers 1 through 14, and then apply this pattern to higher numbers, ranging from 2 to...
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TI-Nspire Activity: What Does Your Representation Tell You?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
By learning to select the best representation for three meal plans, students compare three meal plans to determine the best choice. Data for the meal plans is sorted on a table, as an algebraic equation, and graphed on a coordinate grid....
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Shape Pattern Prediction

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this shape patterns activity, students study the shape patterns in each set. Students circle and color the shape that continues the 12 patterns.
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Picking Patterns

For Students 4th - 6th
For this pattern worksheet, students enumerate the number of objects that comes next in the sequence including triangles, blocks, and circles. There are 6 questions.
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A Matter of Pattern

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore how shapes can make patterns then make connections as to how elements in a pattern relate to one another. In this matter of pattern activity, students create a multi-folded paper snowflake. Students engage in a variety...
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The Fold That Fools

For Students 4th - 5th
Predicting patterns is the focus of this activity, which prompts students to imagine folding a large piece of paper in half. Students "fold" the paper up to 6 times, then 50 times, and record the number of layers that the paper would...
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Give Me Five!

For Students 4th - 5th
Students use counting patterns to discover the number of high fives each player on a nine member basketball team will receive at the end of the game. The worksheet includes a chart beginning with two players to guide students through the...
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Hare City Population Explodes

For Students 4th - 5th
Hare City's population consists of one male rabbit and one female rabbit - but not for long! Student practice their addition patterns by calculating the number of pairs of rabbits in Hare City after 12 months. The learning exercise...
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Building Blocks

For Students 5th - 6th
Using two charts and six different diagrams, students discover the pattern that develops by adding blocks to new buildings. They can use this pattern to predict the number of blocks in the 50th building. Each chart uses different...
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Just Passing Through

For Students 6th - 8th
Students use square grid paper to establish a pattern in this activity about rectangular arrays. By completing a chart with rectangular dimensions provided, students can solve for the greatest common divisor of the length and width....
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Chinese Checkers

For Students 5th - 6th
Using a diagram of a Chinese Checkers board, students solve a pattern problem in a chart. They simplify the board by using only one row of holes as the beginning. Students add one row of holes as directed on the worksheet, looking for a...
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Circle Circus

For Students 5th - 6th
By establishing a pattern of interior regions created by interacting circles, students are able to predict the maximum number of regions are possible when up to 20 circles intersect. The worksheet provides a chart for students to record...
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End of the World

For Students 6th - 7th
Solving this pyramid puzzle is a great way for students to have an interactive experience with predicting patterns. After reading a short history of "The Tower of Hanoi," students simulate the puzzle with stacks of coins to find the...
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Busy Intersections

For Students 5th - 6th
Pascal's Triangle is a key tool in helping students to predict patterns. By placing a certain number of points in a circle, students can count the number of intersections between the line segments and establish a pattern. Students can...