Lesson Plan # 1—Patterns with Manipulative
Objective:Create a pattern consisting of at least 3 different shapes.
(1) large bucket of assorted pattern blocks per table
(15) assorted large pattern block magnets for teacher demonstration
(25) pattern worksheets
(25) pattern-block templates
(1) large bucket of assorted jumbo Crayola crayons per table
Motivation: Teacher will enter the classroom wearing a shirt with patterns while defining the term “pattern”. The teacher will say, “a pattern is something that repeat. Look at the shirt, do you see any patterns?” Provide responses
Perform the motivation. Show student a skill
Distribute pattern blocks.
Create your own pattern using three different shapes at your table.
Show and explain their pattern to a classmate at your table.
Distribute worksheet and templates.
Create and color a different pattern using the pattern block template.
Assess the skill that you have shown and allowed practice for.