Rainbow Looms

For a final project to wrap up our pattern unit in math, each student will be making 2 different rainbow loom bracelets. Thank you to those of you who sent rainbow looms into class and labeled them!! They are safe with me 🙂 If your child doesn’t have a rainbow loom at home, that is […]

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Pattern Challenge

Over the last few weeks, we have been learning about patterns. We have begun with repeating patterns, what type of pattern it is (AB, ABBA, ABC, etc.), finding the pattern core, naming the attribute used in the pattern, and most importantly, extending the pattern. Below is the partner challenge that we have done in class. […]

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Creating Patterns

Today as part of a midway assessment of student understanding, each kid had to create their own increasing, decreasing and repeating patterns. They also had to include what the pattern rule was (for increasing/decreasing) or the pattern core (for repeating). The students actually did fairly well! For further practice, I challenge the class to try […]

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