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Denise Cummins

The Mystery of the Vanishing Pattern

Grades: 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Math

Student Instructions

Sherlock has discovered some objects missing from his patterns. Can you help Sherlock work out what the missing objects are? You might need to work with a partner to solve the mystery. Get out some materials (counters, shapes, etc) to help you. 1. Tap add to create a journal entry. 2. Tap move to select a shape and move it into place. 3. Tap draft to save the activity so you can finish it later. 4. Tap check to save to your journal.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

This activity has been adapted from the Figure it Out series of maths books - Algebra level 2-3, activity: Mystery of the Vanishing Pattern, page 2. This is a level 2 activity.