Math4020 Math for Elementary Teachers 2
Fall, 2013

Syllabus

Course Outline (Schedule)

Portfolio Assignment

Portfolio Assignment Cover Sheet

Handout Packet (pgs 144)

Handout Packet (pgs 4592)

Handout Packet (pgs 93127)

Elementary Classroom Mathematics Book
List
Note: There is special tutoring set up for Math4010/4020 students offered in room #152 in the Math Center, with Katelyn Parkinson, on Mondays from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. and Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. throughout the semester.

Classroom Visit Permission Slip

Practicum Assignment

Observation Questions

Practicum Letter to Teachers/Principals
 Example Practicum
 Section 11.1: Assessment 111A #110 all, 14, 15;
Assessment 111B #16 all, 8, 9, 10; Mathematical Connections 111
#2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, 12
 Diagnostic Geometry worksheet packet (given out in class on the
first night)
 Angle Measurement worksheet (given in class the first night)
Homework #2: (due Monday, 9/9)
 Section 11.2: Assessment 112A #1, 2, 3, 512 all, 15, 16,
18, 20; Assessment 112B #612 all, 14, 16, 17 ;
Mathematical Connections 112 #4, 7, 8
 Pi page
Homework #3: (due Monday, 9/16)
 Section 11.3: Assessment 113A #111 all, 13; Assessment
113B #19 all, 11, 12; Mathematical Connections #6, 8, 9, 10
 Polygons Worksheet
 Polygon
Relationship Worksheet
 Section 11.4: Assessment 114A #112 all, 15; Assessment
114B #27 all, 10, 11, 12, 15;
Mathematical Connections #1, 4, 13, 14, 17
 Angle Worksheet
 Polygon Crossword Puzzle
 Quadrilateral Reflection: (Must be typed.) What
misconceptions were cleared up for you with your new knowledge of
quadrilaterals? What new vocabulary terms did you learn in this
chapter? What were the easiest and hardest concepts for you to
learn? What do you think that tells you about your learning
style?
Homework #4: (due Wednesday, 9/25)
 Section 12.1: Assessment 121A #18 all, 10, 13, 14; Assessment
121B #2, 3, 5, 6; Mathematical Connections #1, 3, 7, 16, 18, 21, 22
 Section 12.2: Assessment 122A #1, 2, 3, 5, 811 all, 15,
17, 18; Assessment
122B #25 all, 9, 20; Mathematical Connections #4, 6, 9, 10
 Section 12.3: Assessment 123A #1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13; Assessment
123B #2, 3, 6
**It might be helpful to have this information about how to do constructions.
Homework #5: (due Monday, 10/7)
 Section 12.4: Assessment 124A #15 all, 8, 10, 11; Assessment
124B #2, 4, 5, 11; Mathematical Connections #1, 8, 9

Congruence/Similarity Worksheet
 Sections 13.113.2: Assessment 131A #1, 5, 7; Assessment
131B #1, 6, 7; Mathematical Connections 131 #9; 131 TIMSS #1 (the first
problem there, from grade 4); Assessment 132A #1, 3, 4, 7;
Assessment 132B #1, 4, 11; Mathematical Connections
132 #10
 Section 13.3: Assessment 133A #1, 2, 11; Assessment
133B #1, 2, 5, 7; Mathematical Connections #1, 3, 5, 9
 Transformations Worksheets:
Flips Worksheet , Dilations
(or Scaling) Worksheet ,
Rotations Worksheet , Transforms Worksheet
Homework #6: (due Monday, 10/21)
 Section 13.4: Assessment 134A #1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9;
Assessment 134B #1, 7; Mathematical Connections #2, 10
 Tesselation Page (started in class)
 Area of Circle
page (assignment explained in class)
 Section 14.1: Assessment 141A #18 all, 10, 11, 1322
all, 25, 26; Assessment 141B #4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 19, 21,
24, 25, 26; Mathematical Connections #2, 3, 6, 12, 13, 16, 17
Note: For 14.1 problems that ask you to use a geoboard, you can find geoboard dot paper here.
 Area/Perimeter
Problems

Graph Paper Book
 Observations Report: (Must be typed.) Write a one to
two page report (doublespaced) on the insights you gained while
doing your practicum observations. What did you see that you'd like
to incorporate into your classroom some day? Why? What strategies
did you see that didn't work so well, if any? How would you improve them?
Homework #7: (due Monday, 10/28)
 Section 14.2: Assessment 142A #14 all, 6, 7, 914 all,
16, 17, 18; Assessment 142B #1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 17;
Mathematical Connections #2, 3, 5
 Pythagorean Assignment
 Area/Perimeter Reflection: (Must be typed.) Discuss the
dimensionality of perimeter vs. area for a twodimensional figure.
How could you explain to a child that area has square units and
perimeter doesn't? Is there any way to measure something in a 2d
figure that is measured with length units? With length squared
units? With length cubed units?
 Section 14.3: Assessment 143A #15 all, 7, 8, 11, 12;
Assessment 143B #14 all, 6, 9, 12; Mathematical Connections #1, 2,
12, 14
 Platonic Solids Assignment:
Read the information at
this
link and write down what Kepler thought about the Platonic
Solids (one to three sentences will suffice). Then,
go
here and print off the "Print, Cut and Fold" Platonic Solids.
Use those to create all the Platonic Solids in paper. (Yes,
actually use paper and tape to make them and then bring those to me
to check off as part of this homework set.)
Homework #8: (due Monday, 11/4)
 Section 14.4: Assessment 144A #19 all, 11, 12, 14, 15,
17; Assessment 144B #1, 2, 58 all, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19;
Mathematical Connections #2, 3, 8, 10, 11, 12
 Section 14.5: Assessment 145A #15 all, 710 all, 12, 13,
15, 16, 18, 26, 27; Assessment 145B #2, 3, 4(ad), 7, 8, 10, 13,
16, 23, 26, 27; Mathematical Connections #1, 9, 10, 12, 13
 Volume/Surface
Area Problem
Homework #9: (due Monday, 11/18)
 Section 9.1: Assessment 91A #17 all, 1016 all;
Assessment 91B #14 all, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13; Mathematical Connections
#1, 2, 3, 11, 13, 15
 Section 9.2: Assessment 92A #14 all, 6, 8, 9, 10, 1215
all, 17; Assessment 92B #14 all, 6, 11, 17, 19; Mathematical
Connections #1, 3, 10, 11, 12, 15
 Experimental Probability Worksheet
 Probability
Worksheet
Homework #10: (due Monday, 11/25)
 Section 9.3: Assessment 93A #3, 4, 5, 7, 9; Assessment
93B #5, 7; Mathematical Connections #2, 13, 14
 Section 9.4: Assessment 94A #1, 2, 410 all, 1216 all;
Assessment 94B #1, 410 all, 14, 15; Mathematical Connections #1,
7, 8, 10, 12
 Probability Reflection: (Must be typed.) What was the most
difficult concept you learned in this chapter? Why was it so
difficult? What was the easiest probability concept for you? What
made it easy? How has your understandinig of probability changed
from what we've covered in class?
Homework #11: (due Monday, 12/2)
 Section 9.5: Assessment 95A #113 all, 1518 all;
Assessment 95B #1, 2, 48 all, 1015 all, 19; Mathematical
Connections #2, 4, 7, 8
 Section 10.1: Assessment 101A #2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11;
Assessment 101B #4, 5, 9, 10; Mathematical Connections #7
 Section 10.2: Assessment 102A #116 all; Assessment
102B #1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 18; Mathematical
Connections #1, 5, 13
Homework #12: (due Monday, 12/9)
 Section 10.3: Assessment 103A #1, 2, 3, 5, 610 all, 12,
13; Assessment 103B #1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10; Mathematical Connections
#6, 7
 Section 10.4: Assessment 104A #125 all; Assessment 104B
#17 all, 10, 11, 12, 1422 all, 2427 all; Mathematical
Connections #14 all, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18
 Data Reflection: (Must be typed.) Why is calculating and
tabulating data important to teach children? Did you struggle with
or had never heard of any of the types of data graphs that we
covered? If so, how has your understanding and/or interest
changed?
 Statistics Worksheet
and you'll need this
Data
Homework for section 10.5
(Please note that this will not be collected or graded, but you can do these problems for practice with this material to help with possible final exam questions.)  Section 10.5: Assessment 105A #1,3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13;
Assessment 105B #1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15
 11.1 Post Notes
 11.2 Pre Notes and 11.2 Post Notes
 11.3 Pre Notes and 11.3 Post Notes
 11.4 Pre Notes and 11.4 Post Notes
 11.4B #3 homework problem
 12.112.2 Pre Notes and 12.112.2 Post Notes
 12.3 Pre Notes and 12.3 Post Notes
 12.4 Pre Notes and 12.4 Post Notes
 13.113.3 Pre Notes and 13.113.3 Post Notes
 13.4 Pre Notes and 13.4 Post Notes
 14.1 Pre Notes
and 14.1 Post Notes
 14.1 Area Homework problem
(finished from 10/9 class)
 14.2 Pre Notes and 14.2 Post Notes
 14.3 Pre Notes and 14.3 Post Notes
 14.4 Pre Notes and 14.4 Post Notes
 14.5 Pre Notes and 14.5 Post Notes
 9.1 Pre Notes and 9.1 Post Notes
 9.2 Pre Notes and 9.2 Post Notes
 9.3 Pre Notes and 9.3 Post Notes
 9.4 Pre Notes and 9.4 Post Notes
 9.5 Pre Notes and 9.5 Post Notes
 10.1 Pre Notes and 10.1 Post Notes
 10.2 Pre Notes and 10.2 Post Notes
 10.3 Pre Notes and 10.3 Post Notes
 10.4 Pre Notes and 10.4 Post Notes
 10.5 Pre Notes and 10.5 Post Notes
 Final Review (Notes from
doing the two old final exams)
 Midterm 1
Chapter 11 Review #1, 3, 69 all, 11, 14, 15, 25, 26, 30, 32, 33, 35
Chapter 12 Review #14 all, 8, 9, 11, 12
Chapter 13 Review #1, 2*, 17, 18, 20* (* means just draw it, don't construct with compass and straightedge)
 Midterm 2
Chapter 13 Review #17, 18, 21
Chapter 14 Review #15 all, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 2124 all, 27, 29, 30
Midterm 2 Review Questions (from class)