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What Comes Next? - Pattern Worksheet

PDF, Google Slides | 2 pages|Grades: Pre-K - K

Duplicate and extend simple shape patterns with this object sequencing worksheet.

This shapes pattern worksheet can be used as an independent review, small group exercise, or math center activity

Students will review the sequences and determine which objects are needed to complete the patterns

Shapes Pattern Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this pattern worksheet as a:

Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can extend the patterns even further.

Students who need extra support can place manipulatives on top of the objects to see the pattern (ex. yellow and red counters). 

A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.  

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their math notebooks or on mini whiteboards.

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This resource was created by Nicole Ellis, a teacher in New York and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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