Planning GuideGrade 1
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Repeating Patterns

Strand: Patterns and Relations (Patterns)
Outcomes: 1, 2

Curriculum Focus

This sample focuses on:

  • representing and describing repeating patterns.

Repeating Patterns addresses the following outcomes from the Program of Studies:

Strand: Patterns and Relations
Specific Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of repeating patterns (two to four elements) by:
  • describing
  • reproducing
  • extending
  • creating
patterns using manipulatives, diagrams, sounds and actions.
2. Translate repeating patterns from one representation to another.

What is a Planning Guide?

Planning Guides are a tool for teachers to use in designing instruction and assessment that focuses on developing and deepening students' understanding of mathematical concepts. This tool is based on the process outlined in Understanding by Design, by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe.

The following steps will help you through the Planning Guide:

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