# Sequences, Series, and Patterns Lesson Plan

## Learning Objective

Students will be able to identify and create sequences, series, and patterns using Brush Ninja animated gif maker.

## Materials

• Computers or tablets with internet access
• Brush Ninja website
• Whiteboard and markers

## Procedure

• Begin the lesson by asking students if they know what a sequence, series, or pattern is.
• Use real-life examples such as counting numbers or the pattern on a shirt to explain these concepts.
• Introduce Brush Ninja animated gif maker to the class.
• Show students how to create a simple animation using different shapes and colors in sequence or repeating patterns.
• Assign each student to create their own animation that demonstrates either a sequence, series, or pattern.
• Encourage them to use different shapes, colors, speeds of motion and transitions between each frame of their animation.

## Assessment

The assessment for this lesson will consist of the following:

• Studentโs ability to demonstrate an understanding of sequences, series and patterns through their created animations using Brush Ninja animated gif maker
• Studentโs ability to explain which element(s) of sequences, series or patterns they used in creating their animations

## Extension

For extension activities:

• Advanced students can work on creating longer animations with more complex elements.
• Students could collaborate in small groups to combine their individual animations into one big project showcasing various types of sequences/series/patterns made by different people in one single story-line/narrative.

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Note: The lessons are written with the assumption that teachers will be using them as a starting point, and will be adapting them to suit the needs of their students and curriculum.