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- Describe and continue a sequence given diagrammatically
- Predict and check the next term(s) of a sequence
- Represent sequences in tabular and graphical forms
- Recognise the difference between linear and non-linear sequences
- Continue numerical linear sequences
- Continue numerical non-linear sequences
- Explain the term-to-term rule of numerical sequences in words

For higher-attaining pupils:

- Find missing numbers within sequences
- Finding the nth term of a sequence

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Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Missing Terms Can you work out which numbers are missing from these number sequences?
- Matchstick Patterns Create a formula to describe the nth term of a sequence by examining the structure of the diagrams.
- Arithmetic Sequences An exercise on linear sequences including finding an expression for the nth term and the sum of n terms.
- Arithmetic Sequences Video A reminder of how to find the next term, the nth term and the sum of terms of an arithmetic or linear sequence.
- Geometric Sequences An exercise on geometric sequences including finding the nth term and the sum of any number of terms.
- Quick Add 'Em Quiz Find the sum of a sequence of consecutive numbers using a quick, efficient, elegant method.
- Fibonacci Quest A number of self marking quizzes based on the fascinating Fibonacci Sequence.
- Venn Diagram of Sequences Find the formula for the nth term of sequences that belong in the given sets.
- Sequences Table Challenge Complete the table showing the terms of the sequences and the formulas for the nth terms.

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

Some keys are missing from this calculator. Just how useful is it?

Work out the next term in the given sequences.

Find the next term of the given number sequences. Can you also find a general rule for predicting the nth term of the sequence?

Continue the sequences if you can work out the rule.

Arrange numbers on the plane shaped grid to produce the given totals

Place a symbol between the four and the five to get a number greater than four and less than five.

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.