This module focuses on describing, extending, comparing, and creating repeating patterns with three to five elements, as well as increasing patterns. Emphasis is also placed on demonstrating the meaning of equality and inequality, and recording equalities and inequalities using the equal symbol or the not equal symbol.
- materials lists
- activity descriptions
- questioning techniques
- problem-solving examples
- activity centre and extension ideas
- assessment suggestions
- activity sheets and visuals
All modules include a list of children’s books and websites related to the mathematics topics introduced, a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Mathematics program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the skills that students use and develop during mathematics inquiry), and a classroom assessment plan and record-keeping templates.