Patterning Lesson Plan

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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 identify, extend, and create patterns of their very own.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Color and laminate the pattern strips, using them as a math learning center in pre-k and kindergarten classrooms
  • After finishing their I See Patterns Everywhere! book, have children share their work with a partner while discussing the different patterns they created
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson calls for a copy of I See Patterns by Linda Benton, which may be found in your school or local library
Pros

  • Includes a printable book for students to complete titled I See Patterns Everywhere!
  • Offers ideas for extending learning about patterns into classroom routines and procedures
  • Lesson offers a clearly written procedure and includes all supporting materials
Cons

  • None
Common Core

MP8