These are lessons to be taken ‘off the shelf’. Each ppt contains an explanation, several different tasks, a problem solving task and a learning check. These require no printing.

Tried to add in lots of visual sequences here.

Finding the next term: Can be rather boring, so lots of questions where there’s ‘gaps’. For instance 8, __, __, 14.

Term to term rules: I’ve used a bit advanced notation here. I don’t know how to teach this better. Comment below if you do.

nth term: I go for the ‘write your nth term and compare’ route.

Generating a sequence from an nth term: Substitution, basically, innit. I’ve tried to add in some horrible sequences to generate from to make students think including fractional ones and shape ones.

Quadratic nth term: Concentrating on why halving the second difference works




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