
Contact me: email: laurel(dot)langford(at)uwrf(dot)edu My schedule My office location: 206E NH My office phone number: 7154253119 
Grading policies, etc General syllabus 
Useful Links:

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 2 NH 16 

Links for inclass computer work: 

Sept 7 NH 16: Labor day 
Assignments: Yekktis and sets (started in class) 
Problem solving with Venn diagrams 
More problem solving with Venn diagrams (no new assignment) 
Sept. 14 More Venn diagrams 
Explaining patterns and functions: perimeter patterns Assignment 
More patterns and functions 
More about finding patterns Wisweb applets Spotting numbers problems Assignment 
Sept 21 Working backwards with patterns and functions Do 610 on this assignment (15 done in class) 
More working backwards with patterns and
functions Do 3 and 4 as homework 
Equals signs and equations Notes and problems What to read if you weren't in class. 
Websites we'll be using: Pan balance 1 Maths is fun Math Playground PBS Assignment 
Sept 28 order of operations Homework 
Practice for test Practice answers 
4 more practice problems 
Exam 1 (Meet in NH 205) 
Oct 5: Cognitively Guided Instruction and addition and
subtraction. Video, example sheet Assignment: write a word problem for each type. 
Relative difficulty of CGI types NEW Resources Assignment 
Direct modeling, counting and derived facts (join all and join to) 
CGI problem types 
Oct 12: Partwhole bar diagrams Resources Assignment 
Invented strategies Watch the Bean Sprouts lesson (#15), and take notes using this sheet on student strategies. 
More invented strategies  End invented algorithms. Resources Assignment Start place value base 5 Smart Notebook for base 5 
Oct 19: Adding with base 10 blocks Review for the quiz . Solutions to some problems on the quiz review 
Making the connection between adding and subtracting with
base 10 blocks and the standard written algorithm. 
Quiz 
Multiplication and division 
Oct 26: arrays and the commutative law of multiplication Assignment 
Distributive law and multiplication facts Resources for Oct 26 and 28 with a link to the assignment 
Expanded algorithms. Resources for Expanded Addition and Subtraction are here, and resources for expanded and array multiplication are here  More expanded algorithms and visual factors of numbers. Assignment part 1 Links for class: Video Blog entry 1 Blog entry 2 
Nov 2: division with remainders Intro vid 1 Intro vid 2 Assignment 
Lattice multiplication and more arrays. Lattice video Homework 
scaffolding division. Video. Do by scaffolding: 7623÷16 48579÷8 (do not use 8×6, 8×7, 8×8, 8×9) (due Mon) 
Multiplication and division Errors and algorithms Homework 
Nov. 9 Addition and subtraction errors and algorithms. 
Multiplication and division bar diagrams Practice Solutions to al (scroll down to #10) More bar diagrams info Some notes from class 
Practice for the test 
Test in NH 205 
Nov. 16: Triangles. Student misconceptions of triangles, 7 triangle table, Geoboard triangles (which of the 7 types can you make on a geoboard?). HW: read article in D2L content readings and fill out readings assignment  Special Quadrilaterals 
Polygon properties 
More with special quadrilaterals. 
Nov 23. Sorting Shapes Geometry vocabulary sheet 
Happy  Thanksgiving 

Nov. 30: Symmetry: Did in class; Answers to in class; Assigned for HW 
Symmetry: 
More transformations 

Dec 7:More transformations and tessellations 
Tessellations 

Geoboard shapes and angles 
Review problems 
Final exam: Thursday, Dec. 17 @ 7:459:45 am 