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email Dr Langford: laurel.langford@uwrf.edu
Schedule: Unless otherwise noted, you do not need to bring your texbook to class unless you have a question on a homework problem assigned from the textbook.
Mon  Wed  Thurs  Fri 
Sept 5 NH 16 
NH 16 
NH 320 

Sept 10 NH 16 
NH 16 
NH 16 
NH 320 Topic: Using Venn diagrams to make logical deductions 
Sept. 17 NH 16 
Topic: problem solving with Venn diagrams 
Topic: Problem solving (Polya and the Standards) 
Sets and Venn diagram quiz More problem solving Homework assignment 
Sept 24 Equals sign (writing balanced equations)  Problem solving  Growing patterns and function rule. Some examples. Our notes from class. The assignment (due Monday)  Homework: From the Spotting Numbers Problems applet on the Wisweb site, do level 1 problems: F numbers 1 and table numbers. For each problem: label it, draw the first 3 stages, write the formula and explain your formula using a 2nd grade multiplication explanation (label your diagrams to match your explanation) 
Oct 1 Growing patterns in 3rd grade 
More about order of operations and problem solving with Venn diagrams  review  Exam 1 
Oct 8: CGI JRU, SRU and PPW problems  CGI start unknown problems  CGI compare problems  Online quiz on identifying CGI problem types. Some resources for understanding and identifying CGI problem types 
Oct 15: Computation strategies for addition and subtraction  Strategies resource page  Quick links: 

Oct 22: More addition and subtraction strategies with larger numbers  Adding with the standard algorithm example  Bar diagrams and solving equations  Subtracting with the standard algorithm 
Oct 29: Addition and subtraction errors and algorithms  Quiz on CGI and basic facts strategies  Multiplication word problems  
Nov 5: Redo option for standard algorithm explanation. Commutative and distributive law assignment. 
multiplying 2 digit numbers with base 10 blocks  more multiplication algorithms  Please watch these intro videos on division. Vid 1 Vid 2 Optional video on lattice algorithm 
Nov. 12 Division word problem types. Assignment More possibly helpful videos. 
Multiplication and division word problems with bar diagrams  Multidigit division with manipulatives and the scaffolding algorithm. 
review 
Nov 19 Exam 2  Thanksgiving  no  class 
Nov 26. Shapes and properties. Shape sorting assignment 
Quadrilaterals  Symmetry  
Shading diagrams to restrict symmetry  symmetry in quadrilaterals  transformations  2step transformations 
Shapes on geoboards  central and interior angles in regular polygons  Sum of angles in a polygon 
Geometry Problems review More Venn diagram problems 