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Curated OER

#### Symmetry in Relief

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners explore radial symmetry.  In this 3 dimensional art and geometry lesson, students identify examples of radial symmetry in everyday objects. Learners create an imprint using radial symmetry on clay tiles.
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Curated OER

#### Lines and Patterns

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Here are six outstanding art lessons on geometry, line, shape and form, light and shadow, line and pattern, and tessellation for you. Each activity is well-worth implementing with your art students. These lessons would be especially good...
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Curated OER

#### Air Quality

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners observe air quality and monoxide data. In this air quality lesson plan, students draw conclusions and manipulate data from a one year period on changes in air quality.
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Curated OER

#### da Vinci: Body Proportion Theories

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the validity of da Vinci's proportion theory by recording human measurements on scatter plots. In groups of three, they record each other's height and wingspan to create a Powerpoint presentation, chart, or...
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Curated OER

#### Looking Through the Algebraic Lens

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars work with rectangles to find generalizations for adding and subtracting odd and even numbers in part one of the lesson plan. In part two, students use geoboards to construct polygons, look for patterns, and find a general...
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#### Missing Number Game

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Math partners help each other with number sequences in this interactive game. Young scholars arrange number cards in order, and Partner A closes his eyes. Partner B removes one card, after which Partner A must determine which card has...
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Curated OER

#### Patterns in Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Research patterns in nature which illustrate biological and mathematical concepts. Your class will discover and explore aspects of fractals, Fibonaccis numbers, whale and butterfly migration patterns, whale identification, flower...
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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...
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Curated OER

#### Vegetable Print Patterns

For Teachers 2nd
Create a unique print using vegetable stencils and tempera paints applied to grid like pattern formed from cut pieces of paper. Your students will choose either a warm or a cool color scheme.
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Curated OER

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
The perception of rhythms by reading and the ability to auditorily discriminate these rhythm patterns by listening to them performed by the teacher is practiced here. your students will work to create an eight-beat long rhythm pattern.
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Curated OER

#### 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

#### Toothpick Triangles

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Explore patterns, variables, and mathematical relationships when you examine patterns with toothpicks and determine the next sequence of figures. Your class writes and justifies a formula based on the sequence. An answer key is included.
Printables
Center for Innovation in Education

#### Unifix Cubes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Support young mathematicians with building a strong foundational number-sense using this series of printable Unifix® cube strips. Adaptable to the teaching of a variety of different concepts, from basic counting and cardinality, to...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Multiples and Common Multiples

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Learners are asked to find multiples and common multiples of two numbers. They must take their findings and find a pattern between the numbers and explain their reasoning. Use this resource with The Florist Shop activity in this series...
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#### A Different Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers utilize a pattern worksheet embedded in this plan to work on a deeper understanding of geometric concepts like symmetry and congruency. Since geometry is such a visual form of mathematics, this lesson should fit...
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PBS

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Celebrating Halloween With the Purple People Eaters

For Teachers K - 4th
Get youngsters moving by teaching them some basic dance moves. This dance can be done in a circle, a line, or scattered around the gym. There are four movement combinations that are taught to the song "Purple People Eater" by Sheb...
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Curated OER

#### Using Rhythm to Teach Patterns and Directions

For Teachers K - 4th
Introduce young learners to line dancing. Here are some simple movement patterns to teach them. First teach, repeat, and repeat again without music. Then when they have a pretty good grasp of the movement patterns, add music and practice...
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Curated OER

#### Venn Diagrams, Part 3

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Can your first graders interpret Venn diagrams? Different sets of clues help pupils narrow down a specific number in different shapes. They determine odds and evens, greater than or less than, and what shape the number is in. A fun...
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DK Publishing

#### Sorting Fish By Pattern

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Go fish! Preschoolers and kindergartners work on matching and patterns. This resource prompts little learners to match certain fish to the correct fisherman. They then count the types of fish and write the number in spaces provided....
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Curated OER

#### Family Quilts Keep us Warm

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore families and culture. In this family and culture lesson, students discuss their families and their similarities and differences. Students read the book The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco and create their own quilt...
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Curated OER

#### Bugs Take Shape

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate butterflies, moths, ladybugs and spiders looking at shapes, colors and patterns. They create a three dimensional bug using Crayola Model Magic, repeating patterns found in nature. They cut and shape the dough using...
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Curated OER

#### Patterns and Pentominoes

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students solve pentomino puzzles.  For this problem solving lesson, students discuss how pentomino puzzles play into the plot of Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett and practice solving a pentomino puzzle on their own.  Students will...
Worksheet
DK Publishing

#### Learning 2 - Write the Number

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Help your kindergartners master the number two! After tracing the number three times and writing it out three times, little learners count groups of animals and write the correct number in a box (the number is always two). Finally, they...