Lesson Plan

Playing with Patterns

Through play and a project, students will learn how to create and extend patterns by using various objects.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to produce and extend a pattern using different objects.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Light Up The Party!
  • Line students up in pattern (e.g. short sleeve hair vs. long hair).
  • Then, begin pointing to each student and say "long hair, short hair, long hair, short hair...".
  • Tell students that this is a pattern, or a repeated way in which something happens.