In Games and warm-ups, Number and Algebra

Level: F-12

WALT: Use knowledge of the number sequence to continue a counting pattern

WILF: Fluency with the number sequence and an understanding of place value and number patterns

Game Objective: To continue a number sequence following a given rule


  • To play this game the teacher names the starting number and the rule for the counting pattern, for example, start at 6 and count forwards by 5
  • The students then record the starting number and then continue the number sequence following the rule until they are asked to stop
  • The teacher, with the help of the students, records the number sequence on the board, and together patterns are identified and discussed

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