Australian Curriculum Categories

# Patterns and algebra

Based on the Australian Curriculum, Patterns and algebra in Mathematics Foundation Year includes:

• ACMNA005 Sort and classify familiar objects and explain the basis for these classifications. Copy, continue and create patterns with objects and drawings

19 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments

### Repeating Patterns Spinner

Have fun using this spinner to reinforce understanding of patterning!

1 page Grades: F - 1

### Foundation Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 4

An 81-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.

### Monster Pattern Strips

A set of 20 complete the pattern activities.

### Three Bears Patterning Worksheet

A patterning worksheet using images of the bears from Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

2 pages Grades: F - 1

### Foundation Numeracy Exit Tickets – Worksheets

18 Numeracy Exit Ticket activities for students to provide evidence of their learning progress.

### Find the Pattern Worksheet

A worksheet to assist early learners in recognising patterns.

### Python Patterns – Match-Up Activity

An activity for students to consolidate copying and creating patterns.

### Patterns Maths Investigation - Bands of Friendship

A mathematics investigation involving patterns, embedded in a real-world context.

4 pages Grades: F - 1

### Patterns and Algebra Worksheets - Foundation

4 patterns and algebra worksheets linked to the Australian Curriculum.

### Pattern Activity Cards - Sport

Pattern activities using sport related pictures.

### Pattern Activity Cards - Space

Pattern activities using space pictures.

6 pages Grades: F - 2

### Pattern Activity Cards - Shapes

Pattern activities using different shapes.

6 pages Grades: F - 2

### Pattern Activity Cards - Pirates

Pattern activities using pirate pictures.

### Pattern Activity Cards - People

Pattern activities using pictures of people.

### Pattern Activity Cards - Pencils

Pattern activities using coloured pencils.

6 pages Grades: F - 2

### Pattern Activity Cards - Little Red Hen

Pattern activities using pictures from The Little Red Hen.

### Pattern Activity Cards - Fruit

Pattern activities using fruit.

### Pattern Activity Cards - Birds

Pattern activities using birds.