Email your instructor: laurel.langford@uwrf.edu.
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Tuesday  Thursday 
Jan 27 Syllabus/Grading Info 
Homework: read P. 105113 and answer questions 
Feb 3 Homework: read foundations for fraction operations and answer questions.  Homework: read about addition and subtraction 
Feb 10 Read about multiplication of fractions  read about division of fractions 
Feb 17 Practice figuring out what word problems are multiplication and what are division. Here are some examples and an assignment. Here are two more practice problems assigned, along with some specific instructions. 
Homework is fraction practice part 2 Resources: an addition example Mixed number subtraction example Fraction division example Equivalent fractions example Multiplying fractions examples 
Feb 24  test 
Mar 3 Hotcold cube soup video Homework 
Second integer work homework. 
Mar 10 option to make up problems 1 and 3 from the test. Watch these examples of showing why we invert and multiply to divide. Ex1, Ex2, Ex3 
option to make up problems 2 and 4 from the test. 
Mar 16 Spring  Break 
Mar 24  Algebra tiles. Resources: Mathbits, , Applet 1 (MIVU) , Applet 2 (Math Playground), Applet 3 (NLVM) 
Mar 31 More algebra tiles. Homework 
Homework Optional practice problems turn in draft mini lesson plan. 
Apr 7 Patterns and functions homework  testinteger chips and algebra tiles. Read about ratios 
Apr 14 Read more about ratios; homework with proportional and nonproportional problems  No new homework today (finish anything you haven't turned in yet). Go read about 6th graders solving pattern problems, read about what the algebra 1 students (grade 7) do on their first day, and check out how Fawn Nguyen organizes her math talks (including pattern talks) on the math talk site. You should also check out anything else you see on Fawn's blogamazing middle school math in action! 
Apr 21  
Apr 28 More with proportional and non proportional (find the equation using D=RT (using the WOM strategy when necessary), and if possible show how to find the equation a simpler way)  More with explicit equations for patterns. Homework 
May 5 Today's class notes 

Final exam is Thursday, May 14, 7:459:45 am 