## CHAPTER 1: PATTERNS IN MATHEMATICS

**Lesson 3: Extending Decreasing Patterns **

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about patterns in mathematics. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

**Goal**

Describe and extend decreasing number patterns.

**Builds Upon**

Student Book pages 12–14

**Instructions for Use**

**BBC: Number Patterns** allows students to extend increasing and decreasing number patterns.

Crack the code to open the safe by correctly identifying the number pattern. Click and drag the tiles into the gaps in the number pattern.

**Pattern Games for Kids** allows students to extend increasing and decreasing number patterns.

Select the time and number of exercises and click “Start.” Use the arrows to find the next three numbers that would appear in the pattern sequence.