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# Copy, extend and describe repeating patterns

I can copy, extend and describe repeating patterns.

New
New
Year 1

# Copy, extend and describe repeating patterns

I can copy, extend and describe repeating patterns.

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. Pattern blocks can be used to create a pattern.
2. When the same pattern repeats itself over and over again, it is called a repeating pattern.
3. A repeating pattern can be extended, making it longer.
4. The part of the pattern that repeats itself over and over again is called the unit of repeat.

### Common misconception

Children might not identify the whole unit of repeat.

Describe the pattern aloud to hear the part that is repeated.

### Keywords

• Repeating pattern - An arrangement that follows the same rule over and over again.

• Extend - To make something longer in length or larger in size.

• Unit of repeat - The part of the pattern that happens over and over again.

### Licence

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

Q1.
Which balloon has a pattern?
Correct Answer: An image in a quiz
Q2.
Which hat has a pattern?
Correct Answer: An image in a quiz
Q3.
What are these called?
patterns
pattern pieces
Q4.
If you were going to make this picture, which pattern blocks would you need?
Correct Answer: An image in a quiz
Q5.
Which pattern blocks could you use to fill this shape?
Correct Answer: An image in a quiz
Correct Answer: An image in a quiz
Q6.
Aisha is filling in this shape. What mistake has she made?
She has used the wrong pattern blocks.
Correct answer: She has not left space for the yellow block.

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

Q1.
Extend the pattern, working from left to right. What comes next?
Correct Answer: An image in a quiz
Q2.
Extend the pattern, working from left to right. What comes next?
Correct Answer: An image in a quiz
Q3.
Which pattern matches the description, working from left to right?
A
B
Q4.
What is the unit of repeat for this repeating pattern, working from left to right?
orange, yellow
orange, orange