Lesson Plan #: AELP-ATH0022
Written by: Jami Ann Summa
Victory Villa Elementary
Date: November 1996
Grade Level(s): 2
A. Instructional Objective
To recognize a pattern. To create a pattern and extend it. To observe how patterns can be similar and different.
B. Behavioral Objective
TSW examine patterns and determine what comes next in the pattern. TSW utilize a 100’s chart to help him visualize the pattern. TSW determine what the selected patterns have in common.
Have the children examine two patterns written on the board. 5, 10, 15, ___, ___ and 7, 12, 17, ___, ___
3, 6, 9, ____, ____ and 2, 5, 8, ____, ____
Ask the children what the patterns have in common? Have them write their ideas on an index card and share it with a partner. Have 2 volunteers complete the patterns on the board. Ask the class to respond, Agree or Disagree. Discuss the patterns.
Before handing out the assignment, give the directions. Give the background details about the elevator and what the children are suppose to do. Tell the children to work with someone sitting next to them. Provide 100’s charts to help the child visualize the pattern. When finished, go over responses. Have the children flip the elevator page over. Each child should create 2 new patterns. Have them exchange their papers with a partner. The partners should extend the new patterns and return it the child who created it for checking.
Conclusion and Assessment