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me: email: laurel(dot)langford(at)uwrf(dot)edu My schedule My office location: 206E NH My office phone number: 7154253119 
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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  Fri  Online 
Sept 3 NH 16 

Set notation and Venn diagrams 

Sept 8 NH 16 
Using Venn diagrams to represent and solve problems with sets. 
More Venn diagrams problem solving 
Introduction to and instructions for finding patterns. due Monday Watch this vid Then go to the Spotting numbers problems applet on the Wisweb applets website. Do the problems and record your answers as indicated on this worksheet. Optional set practice problems 
Sept. 15 Strategies for solving problems. HW: Textbook pgs 1317 # 2, 3, 4, 8, 21, 25. Show how to solve 25 in two ways: both with a table and a diagram. Video Pigs and Chickens example(s) 
Explaining patterns and functions Homework Examples (perimeter) Examples (dot pattern) 
Quiz 1: Sets, and problem solving Optional set practice problems 
More about explaining patterns and functions 
Sept 22 More functions Homework 
Working backwards with patterns and functions Homework: do this, and work on problem 1 here  Still more working backwards with patterns and functions homework  Equals signs and equations 
Sept 29 order of operations Homework Practice test Solutions to practice test 
Exam 1  No online homework this weekend 

Oct 6: Cognitively Guided Instruction and addition and subtraction. An example sheet is in the content section of D2L (passed out in class) HW: Write a word problem for each problem type 
Relative difficulty of CGI types Homework 
Direct modeling and counting strategies. of JRU, SRU, CDU problems, and counting strategies. If you didn't make it to class, you can check out these resources: JRU, SRU, JCU (starts at 5:15), CDU Homework 
Take the retakeable online CGI quiz, and print out the page with your results. 
Oct 13: Bar diagrams Homework Additional Resources 
Online class (we will not have in person class on Wednesday 10/15) Derived facts for addition and subtraction  We watched #15 Bean Sprouts on this web site, and discussed 6 strategies children often invent or like (3 for addition and 3 for subtraction). Homework.  Look at some more alternate algorithms for addition and subtraction (also helpful for doing Friday's homework) 
Oct 20: Base 5 and thinking about learning about number. 
Making the connection between adding and subtracting with base 10 blocks and the standard written algorithm. Homework: figure out what each of these fictional students is doing when they add or subtract (due Monday) 
Quiz Practice and study helps for the quiz. 
Make a Screencast of yourself explaining the connection between the base 10 blocks and the written standard subtraction algorithm. For more details, follow the link. 
Oct 27: multiplication and division HWK  revisit multiplication and patterns HWK  arrays and combinations HWK  the distributive law and basic facts for multiplication 
Nov 3: division with remainders  2 and 3 digit multiplication: arrays, standard algorithm and expanded algorithm. HWK (do just #1 tonight. Here's some online explanation: optional)  3digit multiplication: multiplication and common errors HWK  lattice multiplication and scaffolding division Lattice Multiplication Scaffolding division HWK 
Nov. 10 long division. Homework

review/make up topics Solutions to review 15 
more review and practice 
More bar diagram practice Multiplication strategies: the original resource. Another set of examples. Pattern practice 
Nov. 17: test  Triangles. Student misconceptions of triangles, 7 triangle table, Geoboard triangles. HW: read article in D2L content readings and fill out readings assignment  Special quadrilaterals 
More with special quadrilaterals. 
Nov 24. Sorting shapes; Sorting shapes .pdf version  Happy  Thanksgiving 

Nov. 27: Angle sums  Symmetry: Did in class; Answers to in class; Assigned for HW 
Take home geometry quiz 
More with angles 
Dec 8: 


Final exam is  Wednesday, Dec. 17 @ 1:003:00 pm 