This Christmas themed pack is filled with a variety of patterning activities. Based on student friendly "I Can" objectives, this item contains the following activities.
I can copy and extend a pattern – Cut and laminate pattern strips and pieces. Students choose a strip and copy/extend the pattern. TIP: Have students do this center on a real baking sheet!
I can make a pattern – Cut and laminate pattern sentence strips and pieces. Students choose a sentence strip and make the corresponding pattern using the Christmas pictures.
I can make a pattern (Paper Chains) – Provide the students with strips of paper in at least three different colors. Student choose a pattern sentence strip and build a paper chain following the pattern. Students can attach the sentence strip to their paper chain and then use it to decorate a class tree or bring home.
I can make a pattern booklet – Students cut and paste to make AB, ABC, AAB & AABB patterns. You can use the pages separately or staple together with the cover to make a booklet.
I can extend a pattern – Students draw to extend patterns.
I can find missing parts in a pattern – Students cut and paste missing parts of a pattern.
Christmas Cookie Patterns – Students cut and paste Christmas cookies to make their own pattern.
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*UPDATED Dec.1, 2013. This file has been updated with new fonts and clip art. In addition, this pack now includes an additional center activity. If you have already purchased this product please download again from My Purchases to receive the updated file.