Home Screen Patterns Primarily for Android Phones:
List and Detail Pattern: Might be good for home screen. Very common : Grid can also be used as alternative to List and Detail pattern.
Carousel Pattern: Also used in Home Screens: take the list and detail pattern and use it multiple times on the same screen then Scroll Horizontally
Map Pattern: Might be more appropriate as for the home screen for location, navigation, or traveling based applications.
For Navigation and Actions
ViewPager : multiple lists that are somewhat related, but have different categories, then using a
ViewPager with tabs for each category might be good.
Toolbar: "this toolbar contains a title for the section or application, but the toolbar design pattern also facilitates placing action buttons either directly on the toolbar or in an overflow menu"
Floating Action Button: To highlight a single action - should be a very important action for that part of the application
Android Form Factors Patterns
For Android Wear : For Wear devices (Smart Watch) : a system of cards and action buttons that users can swipe between by using a
For Television: The carousel approach works amazingly well