I created this types of sequences graphic organizer for my Algebra 1 students to glue in their interactive notebooks. Even though Oklahoma’s standards only mention arithmetic and geometry sequences, I decided to include a category called “Neither” as well. This gave me the opportunity to expose my students to the Fibonacci sequence!
In retrospect, I think I should have began this unit with a card sort where students had to create their own methods of sorting sequences. I wonder if their sorting methods would be similar to the way we classify sequences as mathematicians.
Free Download of Types of Sequences Graphic Organizer
More Activities for Teaching Sequences and Series
- The Splice is Right Puzzle
- Step Puzzles by Naoki Inaba – A Logic Puzzle for Introducing Arithmetic Sequences
- Classifying Sequences Task from Mathspad
- Classifying Sequences Activity – Arithmetic, Geometric, or Neither?
- Types of Sequences Graphic Organizer
- Graphing Geometric Sequences Foldable
- Geometric Sequences Practice Sheet
- Geometric Sequences Formula Graphic Organizer
- Arithmetic Sequences Practice Sheet
- DINO Method for Finding the nth Term of an Arithmetic Sequence
- Finding the Rule for an Arithmetic Sequence by Graphing Foldable
- Arithmetic Geometric or Neither Color Coding Activity
- Arithmetic, Geometric, or Neither Foldable
- Sequences and Series Foldables