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Chapter 1: Patterning
Lesson 3: Identifying and Describing Repeating Patterns
Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about patterning. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.
Identify and describe a given repeating pattern.
Predict the next part of a pattern.
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Instructions for Use
Colour Patterns allows students to identify and extend patterns.
To start Colour Patterns, click on the “Color Patterns” link in the list.
To use Colour Patterns, click on the coloured buttons on the right side to fill in the colours of the pattern.
Click on the “Check Answer” button to check if the pattern has been completed correctly.
Click on the “New Problem” button to get a new pattern.
Pattern Mania allows students to identify and extend patterns.
To start Pattern Mania, click on the “Pattern Mania” link in the list, and then click on the start button.
To use Pattern Mania, click on the picture that comes next in the pattern.
Click on the “Next” button to see the next sequence.
Check Out Cookie allows students to identify and extend patterns.
To start Check Out Cookie, click on Cookie’s head at the bottom of the screen, and then click on Cookie Monster in the centre of the screen.
Cookie Monster is checking out items at the grocery store. To use Check Out Cookie, complete Cookie Monster's pattern by dragging the correct item into the sequence.
Click on the “Start Over” button to get a new pattern.