3 Act: What Comes Next?

I was working on a graphing task for first grade with color cubes and thought they would be a great prop for number patterns.  This task addresses standard 1.OA.C.5: relating counting to addition and subtraction.

Act 1:

What do you notice?  What do you wonder?

What comes next?

Act 2:

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How many purple cubes will there be?

How many blue cubes will there be?

Act 3:

Share your strategies.

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