MD.1.0. Knowledge of Algebra, Patterns, and Functions: Students will algebraically represent, model, analyze, or solve mathematical or real-world problems involving patterns or functional relationships.
1.A.2. Patterns and Functions: Identify, copy, describe, create, and extend nonnumeric patterns.
1.A.2.a. Represent and analyze growing patterns that start at the beginning and show no more than 3 levels, and ask for the next level, using symbols, shapes, designs, and pictures.
1.A.2.b. Represent and analyze repeating patterns using 3 different objects in the core of the pattern.
MD.7.0. Processes of Mathematics: Students demonstrate the processes of mathematics by making connections and applying reasoning to solve problems and to communicate their findings.
7.A.1. Problem Solving: Apply a variety of concepts, processes, and skills to solve problems
7.A.1.d. Apply a strategy, i.e., draw a picture, guess and check, finding a pattern, writing an equation
7.C.1. Communications: Present mathematical ideas using words, symbols, visual displays, or technology
7.C.1.a. Use multiple representations to express concepts or solutions
7.C.1.d. Express solutions using concrete materials