Algebra in the primary curriculum
 

Number patterns and sequences - third and fourth class

Content for third class

The child should be enabled to

  • Explore, recognise and record patterns in number, 0-999.
    Group and count in twos, threes, fours … tens on number line and hundred square.
    recognise number bonds through grouping e.g. 17 + 3, 27 + 3, 37 + 3.
  • Recognise links within and between multiplication tables (e.g. links between 4 and 8 times tables) or patterns of odd and even numbers
  • Explore, extend and describe (explain rule for) sequences.
    Patterns or sequences of objects or shapes.
    Whole-number sequences (e.g. 54, 44, 34, or 1, 3, 9, 27)
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  • Use patterns as an aid in the memorisation of number facts.
    Make patterns on the hundred square.

Content for fourth class

The child should be enabled to

  • Explore, recognise and record patterns in number, 0-9999
  • Explore, extend and describe sequences
  • Use patterns as an aid in the memorisation of number facts i.e. make patterns on the hundred square