Generating Sequences – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on generating sequences that looks at how to generate a sequence given the first term (or terms) with a rule for generating one term from the previous, or from a general rule that generates terms based on the position in the sequence. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To generate sequences using the term-to-term rule.
  • To generate sequences using the position-to-term rule.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Generating Sequences’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • What Comes Next Activity?
  • Student Worksheet on Generating Sequences
  • Hundred Square
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the ‘Sequences’ unit of work (the unit is also available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment).

The other lessons in the unit are: