Students explore tile patterns. They examine and continue a pattern of blue and yellow tiles, complete a table, develop a general rule for the pattern, and create their own growing tile pattern.
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Tile Patterns I: Octagons and Squares
This can be used as a critical thinking exercise in congruence or as a teaching tool when first introducing the concept. Four octagons are arranged in such a way that a square is formed in the middle. With this information, geometry...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Growing Patterns and Sequences
Learners explore, discover, compare, and contrast arithmetic and geometric sequences in this collaborative, hands-on activity. They build and analyze growing patterns to distinguish which kind of sequence is represented by a set of data...
6th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find the 9th Shape for a Geometric Pattern Using a Table
Use geometric shapes to identify patterns and deepen number sense with video four of this nine-part series. Looking at different configurations of square tiles, learners use tables to describe patterns with regard to both the number of...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed