
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: Understanding sets: definitions, disjoint sets,
subsets Watch
the video about naming sets 
Links for inclass computer work: 
2set (Venn diagram) puzzle problems: Assignment (solve 4 and 5 by Monday) Read about using words to describe parts of a Venn diagram either here or in the textbook pgs. 6369 Watch video example: link Today's notes 

Sept 11 
Describing sets in words: set sentences (due
Friday) 
Problem solving with shapes: area and
perimeter. 
Notation for sets: Notes Assignment (due Monday) Another online resource Also the practice examples have set notation 
Sept. 18 Patterns, functions and problem solving 
Perimeter patterns: Assignment Perimeter pattern examples Other pattern examples Sets quiz review Solutions 
Table and chairs patterns, and middle school
formulas: Links: table and chairs MS problems MS discussion Assignment 
Quiz 1 (sets) Patterns and graphs. Finish making tables and graphs for the examples we did in class 
Sept 25 Solving problems with patterns and graphs. Notes and homework 
More problems
to solve 
Notes  Review order of operations with an emphasis of the
left to right rule situations. The Khan Academy explanation is OK Practice problems Answers 
Oct 2: Multiplication: Notes Assignment 
Review of scaffolding and/or long division.
No homework. Practice problems for exam Solutions to practice problems 
Make a login and play some of Lure of the
Labyrinth Assignment (may be done in groups) 
Exam 1 
Oct 9: Addition and subtraction word problem
types. Analyze these examples,
and write your own
problems for everything except Compare, Referent Unknown 
Retakeable
quiz
(take once before Thursday) What to study to improve your score Due friday: finish writing word problems for all 12 problem types. Here is info on CQU vs CRU 
Assignment Notes (difficulty) More notes (flow chart) Still More notes (direct modeling) 

Oct 16: Review of bar diagrams. Assn The web site More resources 
In class note
sheet Read more about multiplication and division (do before Friday) 

Oct 23: 
Quiz 2  
Oct 30: 

Nov 6: 

Nov. 13 
Test 2 

Nov 20  Happy 
Thanksgiving 

Nov 27. 


Dec. 4: 



Dec 11: Homework: 



Final Exam: Weds Dec 20 10:1512:15 