Illuminations: Sorting Time

Students sort objects and symbols and make patterns with sorted objects.

They make Venn diagrams and use their sortings to create linear patterns. They extend a pattern created by the teacher. Students will begin identifying pattern cores and reading patterns. A Social Studies connection is suggested as an extension.


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Math Topics
Classification & Sorting, Patterning & Sequencing
K-6, Educator
1st Grade, 2nd Grade

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