Types of Sequence – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on types of sequence that looks at how to describe arithmetic sequences by their term-to-term rule and introduces other types of sequence such as geometric sequences, Fibonacci sequences and sequences of square, triangular and prime numbers. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To recognise and continue simple sequences.
  • To describe sequences using term-to-term rules.
  • To identify which numbers cannot be in a sequence.

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 ‘Types of Sequence’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Types of Sequence
  • Sequence Cards
  • Hundred Square
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first 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: