Innovative
Classroom

Bell Work

Complete the Patterns

Have a transparency on the overhead ready as students enter the classroom. Display several patterns of differing levels of difficulty for your students to recognize and add to. For example:
  • W XX YYY ?
  • 3 9 27 ?

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