Structures and patterns
Laptop (for video, and to show examples of patterns)
Smart Board (to show video and examples of patterns to students)
Speaker ( to play music during rotations)
*Individual dry erase markers
*Small white boards for every student
*Tissues for eraser
*Colored blocks (red, yellow, blue)
*Access to the internet
*Dry erase markers
*Number cards 1-10
Students will learn the difference between an AB, AAB, ABB, and ABC pattern. Students will use manipulatives that consist of colored blocks, shapes, and number cards to form these patterns. After the lesson, students will create their own AB, AAB, ABB, and ABC patterns.
How much information do I need to know about the pattern in order to understand the whole pattern?