Grade
1

What Comes Next? 100 and Beyond

What do you notice? What do you wonder? What comes next?

The number line begins with the number 101. Next, the number 102. Then, the number 103. Next, the number 104. Each number begins with a purple digit. Next comes a red digit. The last digit is green.

Show or tell what the next three numbers look like.
Describe how you know.

Challenge

What two numbers come before 101?
What is the 9th number of the pattern? The 10th number? How do you know?

Follow-up

Create your own pattern with numbers greater than 100 and share it with someone else.
Ask them what comes next!