Teaching Models

Number Patterns

Recognition of number patterns is an important mathematical skill for children to develop. Skip counting results in very simple number patterns such as 2, 4, 6, 8, …, and 5, 10, 15, 20, …. In preparation for renaming skills needed in computation, children also need to be able to recognize relationships between numbers, such as 1 more, 1 less, 10 more, and 10 less. The hundred chart can be used in developing skills with number patterns and relationships.


Teaching Model 12.5: Find a Pattern


Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 1