1st Grade - Simple Patterns

 Grade Level: 1st Skill: Comparisons Topic: Simple Patterns Goal: Describe, extend, and explain ways to get to a next element in a simple repeating pattern. Skill Description: The student will be able to describe, explain, and extend simple patterns.

Sample Problems

 (1) What is a pattern? (something that repeats over and over again) (2) What comes next? (3) What comes next? 12121212___ ___ (4) What comes next? Snap, clap, snap, clap, _____, _____ (5) Finish the pattern. red, green, yellow, red, _____, _______

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Extra Help Problems

 (1) Finish the pattern circle, square, triangle, circle, square, triangle, ____, ____, ____ (circle, square, triangle) (2) What comes next? ABBA __ __ (BB) (3) Complete the pattern 1234123412__ __ (34). (4) Using the following colors create your own pattern. (red & orange) (5) Finish the pattern triangle, triangle, rectangle, rectangle, triangle, _____, ______, ______ (triangle, rectangle, rectangle) (6) What comes next? ABCDAB ___ ___ (CD) (7) Complete the pattern 123123 ___ ___ ___. (123) (8) Using the following shapes create your own pattern. (triangle & heart) (9) Finish the pattern. Red, blue, green, red, ___ ____ (blue, green) (10) Finish the pattern heart, heart, square, circle, __, ___, ___, ___ (heart hear, square, circle) (11) What comes next? AABCCAABCCAA__ ___ ___ (BCC) (12) Complete the pattern.11223112231122___ (3) (13) Using the following letters create your own pattern. (ABC) (14) Using circles and triangles, create your own pattern. (15) Finish the pattern circle, circle, circle, rectangle, triangle, circle, circle, circle, _____, ______. (rectangle, triangle) (16) What comes next? ABCCDABCCDAB __ __ __ (CCD) (17) Complete the pattern. 1233123312___ ___ (33) (18) Choose 2 different numbers and create your own pattern with them. (19) Complete the pattern. Clap, whistle, whistle, clap, ____, ____ (whistle, whistle) (20) Finish the pattern. Circle heart, square, triangle, circle, heart, ____ _____. (square, triangle) (21) What comes next? ABBBCA ABBBCA ABBB ___ ___ (CA) (22) Complete the pattern. snap, clap, whistle, snap ____ ____ (clap, whistle) (23) Using the following animals create your own pattern. (dog & cat) (24) What comes next in this pattern? AABBCC AAB __ ___ ___ (BCC) (25) Finish the pattern Circle, circle, rectangle, triangle, circle, circle, rectangle, _____ (triangle)