Finding Patterns

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Subject
Mathematics
Length of Time
1 hour
Description

This lesson is about patterns. Students will look at the patterns in the worksheet and write the following pattern. They will also tell how they determined the pattern.

This lesson is for fourth and fifth grade students.

Goals

Students will learn:
Identify patterns in a series

Materials Needed

The worksheet I have included
Pencils and Erasers

Procedure

First, you will copy the worksheet so that each student will have a copy.

Then, you will write examples on the board so that students can understand what to do on their worksheet.

After that, you will pass out the worksheets so that the students can work independently.

Worksheet - Sequences (Patterns)

Directions: Look at each sequence and find the pattern. Then, write the following number or letter in the blank or blanks.

1. A B C A B C A B C A ____ ____

2. 3 8 13 18 ____ ___

3. 2 4 6 8 10 ____ ____

4. 6 12 18 24 30 ____ ____

5. 2 4 5 7 8 10 ____ ____

6. 7 10 12 15 ____ ____

7. A C E G I ____ ____

8. F J N R ____ ____

9. 5 7 9 11 ____ ____

10. 10 20 30 ___ ___

11. 40 45 50 ___ ___

12. D E F G___ ___

13. I J K L ___ ___

14. 7 14 21 28 ____ ____

15. 9 18 27 ____ ____

16. 20 19 18 ____ ____

17. G E C ____ ____

18. Square Circle Triangle Square Circle ________ ______

19. Cat Dog Horse Cat ______ ______

20. January March May________ ________

Answer Sheet

1. B C

2. 23 28

3. 12 24

4. 36 42

5. 11 13

6. 17 20

7. K M

8. V Z

9. 13 15

10. 40 50

11. 55 60

12. H I

13. M N

14. 35 42

15. 36 45

16. 17 16

17. C A

18. Triange Square

19. Dog Horse

20. July September

Grading

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F



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