Unit 8: Generalising from patterns and sequences
You can examine ways of using patterns and sequences to help pupils to generalise, which also develops their understanding of the uses of algebra.
About 40 minutes.
Resources you will need
- A notepad
- Copies of Resources 8a, 8b and 8c, which you will find in this unit
- Access to the algebra strand of the Secondary mathematics learning objectives, or a copy of the pages.
Working with other units
This unit is self-contained, but you may choose to move on to the following connected units.
- Unit 9: Linking sequences, functions and graphs.
- Unit 10: Classroom approaches to algebra.