PATTERN & ALGEBRA STORIES, K-8
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7. Colourful Patterns – $5
Hansel & Gretel love making repeating patterns with colourful candies. The witch in the forest shows them how to place their patterns on a grid. Should they be scared?
Content (K-3): repeating patterns; multiple representations; repeating patterns on a grid — 41 pages
8. Making 10, Stage 1 – $5
Random choices & staircase patterns!
Hoodie discovers patterns when making sums of 10. But something in Grandma’s house doesn’t add up!
Content (Gr. 1-3): addition fact families; visual / concrete representations of growing / shrinking patterns — 33 pages
9. Making 10, Stage 2 – $5
Random points line up?
Hoodie discovers graphical patterns when making sums of 10. But something in Grandma’s house doesn’t add up!
Content (Gr. 4-8): missing number sentences; plotting ordered pairs; patterns in graphs — 36 pages
10. Math Trains – $5
Growing patterns that change & stay the same
Piggy discovers growing patterns. When she plots them as bar graphs, some are steeper than others, and she wonders why.
Content (Gr. 1-8): growing patterns; parts that change or stay the same; multiple representations; variables & constants — 41 pages
11. Math Waves – $5
Circles make waves?
Hickety, dickety, dock, the mouse ran up the clock … and helped Peter discover math waves on clocks … and on car tires.
Content (Gr. 2-8): time; bar graphs; patterning — 43 pages
12. Scary Patio Patterns – $5
Wolf has a math problem involving patio stones of two different colours. Will Piggy be able to help?
Content (Gr. 4-8): growing patterns; area & perimeter relationships; rate of growth — 36 pages
- Number (#1-6)
- Pattern & algebra (#7-12)
- Measurement & geometry (#13-18)
- Data & probability (#19-20)
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