# 2nd Grade - Describe Patterns

 Grade Level: 2nd Skill: Statistics Topic: Describe Patterns Goal: Recognize, describe, and extend patterns and determine a next term in linear patterns (e.g., 4, 8, 12 ...; the number of ears on one horse, two horses, three horses, four horses). Skill Description: Count by hundreds and write the numbers. Explore hundreds, tens, and ones. Find patterns for numbers through 1,000 by using a number chart. Identify three-digit numbers that come before, after, and between other numbers. Continue number patterns by counting on or counting back by hundreds or tens.

## Building Blocks/Prerequisites

### Sample Problems

 (1) Circle the best answer. A pattern is ____________________ a shape with four sides that are all equal something that repeats itself a unit of money equal to one (2) Tammy made a bracelet to give to her mother. This is how her bracelet looked. She used 1 red bead, 2 orange beads, 2 red beads, 3 orange beads, 3 red beads, 4 orange beads. Complete the pattern below that shows Tammy’s next 5 beads. R O O R R O O O R R R O O O __ __ __ __ __ (3) Circle the next two shapes that will continue the pattern. _________ B. (4) Look over the numbers. Circle the sentence that describes the numbers. 463 146 283 126 593 The numbers are all odd numbers. The numbers all have a 3 or 6 in the ones place. The numbers are all greater than 100 and less than 600. (5) Fill in the missing blanks to complete the pattern. XX O XX O XX O _____ _____ _____