Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series

Examine the importance of sequence and series through contextual situations. Here, learners partake in a five-day unit that begins with the basics of arithmetic and geometric sequences and series. As it progresses, pupils apply the concepts to real-life problem situations. Along the way they use new vocabulary, play a game, and practice newfound knowledge with daily worksheets.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use a graphic organizer to record new vocabulary with examples
  • Create exit cards as daily checks for understanding
Classroom Considerations

  • Graphing calculators required
Pros

  • Uses a game as a mode of practice
  • Presents problems through various methods and strategies
Cons

  • None
Common Core