
Contact me: email: laurel(dot)langford(at)uwrf(dot)edu My schedule My office location: 206E NH My office phone number: 7154254360 
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 NH 205  Wed NH 2015  Thurs DL 161  Fri NH 205 
Sept 7: Syllabus 
Links for inclass computer work: 
More with sets and Yekktis Better Pic for assignment Assignment (due Monday) Read about Sets and Venn Diagrams 

Sept 12 Understanding sets: definitions, disjoint sets,
subsets 
Set notation and sentence descriptions 
In class computer work: 
Venn
diagram problems Assignment Solution to the last problem we were working on in class 
Sept. 19 More Venn diagram problems. 
Perimeter patterns Assignment 
Spotting numbers problems 
Quiz 1
(Sets and Venn diagrams) 
Sept 26 Equals signs and equations Notes and problems What to read if you weren't in class. 
Discussion and more on explaining patterns 
Explaining patterns discussion and assignment. Assignment 
Solving pattern problems by working backwards Assignment (do #3 and 4 for Monday) 
Oct 3: Four 4's and order of operations. Practice sheet 
Some review Review sheet Review solutions 
More review 
Exam 1 
Oct 10: CGI Problem types (addition and subtraction
word problems). Example
handout 
More of same.
Blank grid to write problems in (due Friday) 
Retakeable
quiz 
Relative
difficulty of different problem types and
Direct modeling to solve problems. 
Oct 17: Partwhole bar diagrams Resources Assignment 
Check out these web sites: 
Assignment Resources for Thursday and Friday's assignments. 

Oct 24: 
Adding base 5 and the standard addition algorithm base
10. Show how to add 
Visual numbers: Factors
and products Homework due Monday 
Addition algorithms 
Oct 31: Addition algorithms Homework Topics to study for Friday's quiz Homework resources 
Subtraction algorithms  Quiz 2 This weekend watch a video about base 5 subtraction and a video about explaining the standard subtraction algorithm with manipulatives (this second one is a flash video, so you'll need a computer or browser that supports flash) 

Nov 7: Subtraction
algorithms assignment 
Multiplication and division problem types  Some
resources 
Take D2L quiz (open notes) on multiplication and
division problem types. Assignment
on direct modeling and commutative law. 
Nov. 14 Multiplication with arrays: show (on grid paper)
a colored proportional array for 32 x 17, side by side with the
expanded algorithms (color coded) 
More multiplication: 
Multidigit division Do each of these problems both by the standard long division algorithm and by scaffolding division. Your scaffolding division answers should avoid the more difficult products (x7, x8 etc) in favor of easier products (x2, x5 etc) 1716 ÷ 6 28625 ÷ 7 A video on scaffolding division 

Nov. 21: Bar diagrams for multiplication and division Resources and Practice (do the practice problems and check your answers, esp. #10) 
Happy 
Thanksgiving 

Nov 28. Review topics for the test Practice problems for the test Solutions to the practice problems 
Test 2  Computer task: This handout This website or this file 
Do for Monday 
Nov. 5: Handout for sorting shapes (due Thursday) 
In class Symmetry work and Symmetry assignment (due Friday) 
Start with this symmetry activity. 
In class: transformations 
Dec 12: Homework: 2step transformations 
Practice for Final Learn about angles 
Solutions to the geometry practice problems 


Final Exam: Weds Dec 21 10:1512:15 