Kelly MacArthur

Assistant Chair
Instructor Lecturer

Office: JWB 218
Email: macarthur@math.utah.edu

University of Utah
Department of Mathematics
155 S. 1400 E. JWB 233
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0090 USA

Math4010 Math for Elementary Teachers I
Spring, 2013


  • General Course Info



  • Practicum



  • Homework Assignments


      Homework #1: (due Tuesday, 1/15)

    • Section 1.1: Assessment 1-1A #1-5 all, 7, 8, 10-15 all; Assessment 1-1B #8, 11, 13; Mathematical Connections 1-1 #1, 3, 7, 8

      Homework #2: (due Tuesday, 1/22)

    • Section 1.2: Assessment 1-2A #1, 2, 4, 6, 8-10 all, 12, 13, 14; Assessment 1-2B #6, 8; Mathematical Connections #8, 9, 11, 12

    • Section 2.1: Assessment 2-1A #1-8 all, 10-14 all, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22-27 all; Assessment 2-1B #3-8 all, 11-13 all, 15, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25; Mathematical Connections #1, 3

      Homework #3: (due Tuesday, 1/29)

    • Section 2.2: Assessment 2-2A #1, 2, 3, 6-11 all, 14, 15, 16; Assessment 2-2B #3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16; Mathematical Connections #2-4 all, 8, 10, 12-14 all

    • Section 2.3: Assessment 2-3A #1-7 all, 9, 10, 11, 13-17 all, 19, 20; Assessment 2-3B #1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19; Mathematical Connections #1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 14

    • Venn Diagram worksheet (handed out in class)

      Homework #4: (due Tuesday, 2/5)

    • Venn Diagram Problems
      Class Data for Venn Diagram Problems

    • Section 3.1: Assessment 3-1A #1, 2, 4-10 all, 12, 14-19 all; Assessment 3-1B #1, 5, 8, 14, 18; Mathematical Connections #1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, 18

    • Section 3.2: Assessment 3-2A #1-7 all, 9, 11-14 all, 16, 17, 18, 21; Assessment 3-2B #2, 5, 7, 11-13 all, 17, 18; Mathematical Connectons #2, 4, 6-12 all

      Homework #5: (due Tuesday, 2/12)

    • Worksheet handout (given in class)

    • Reflection Questions for Homework #5

    • Section 3.3: Assessment 3-3A #1, 2, 3, 5-10 all, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 30; Assessment 3-3B #2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 15, 26, 30; Mathematical Connections #1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 10, 13

      Homework #6: (due Tuesday, 2/19)

    • Section 3.4: Assessment 3-4A #1, 2, 4-8 all, 11-16 all, 18, 21, 22, 24; Assessment 3-4B #4, 8, 12, 15, 21, 22, 24; Mathematical Connections #2, 9, 10, 12, 13

    • Worksheets (handed out in class)

    • Section 3.5: Assessment 3-5A #1-6 all, 8-12 all, 14-19 all; Assessment 3-5B #3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 15, 18; Mathematical Connections #2, 4, 9, 11, 12

    • Reflection & Other Questions for Homework #6

      Homework #7: (due Tuesday, 2/26)

    • Practicum Observation Report--Type a one or two page report (double-spaced) describing your insights from your practicum observations.

      Homework #8: (due Tuesday, 3/5)

    • Section 4.1: Assessment 4-1A #1,2 ,3, 6, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15; Assessment 4-1B #1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 12, 18; Mathematical Connections #1, 4, 5, 10, 12, 14, 19, 20

    • Section 4.2: Assessment 4-2A #1, 2, 6, 7, 10, 15, 19; Assessment 4-2B #1,2 , 3, 5-12 all, 14-17 all, 20; Mathematical Connections #1, 3, 4, 6, 12, 14, 16

    • Worksheets on Prime Numbers (given out in class)

      Homework #9: (due Tuesday, 3/19)

    • Section 4.3: Assessment 4-3A #1-6 all, 8-14 all, 16, 22; Assessment 4-3B #1-4 all, 6, 8, 9, 11, 16, 20; Mathematical Connections #2, 5, 8, 9, 14, 15

    • Reflection for HW9: (1) Go to www.uen.org/commoncore and read through the "Parent Roadmap" documents for Kindergarten through first grade Math. (2) Go to www.corestandards.org/Math/Content and read through the mathematics common core for Kindergarten and first grade.
      Type a one page (double-spaced) reflection about any insights you have and what you learned regarding what's expected of students mathematically in those grades.

    • Section 5.1: Assessment 5-1A #1-11 all, 13-17 all, 20, 22, 25, 26; Assessment 5-1B #2-7 all, 11, 17, 20, 22, 25; Mathematical Connections #1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 13, 15

      Homework #10: (due Tuesday, March 26)

    • Section 5.2: Assessment 5-2A #1-9 all, 13-18 all, 20, 21, 23, 24, 28; Assessment 5-2B #1, 2, 3, 7, 13-17 all, 20, 21, 24, 28; Mathematical Connections #3, 6, 13, 14

    • Reflection for HW10: (1) Go to www.uen.org/commoncore and read through the "Parent Roadmap" documents for second through fourth grade Math. (2) Go to www.corestandards.org/Math/Content and read through the mathematics common core for second through fourth grade.
      Type a one page (double-spaced) reflection about any insights you have and what you learned regarding what's expected of students mathematically in those grades.

    • Section 6.1: Assessment 6-1A #1-13 all, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24; Assessment 6-1B #1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 12, 13, 17, 22; Mathematical Connections #1-3 all, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18

      Homework #11: (due Tuesday, April 2)

    • Section 6.2: Assessment 6-2A #1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 20, 22, 23; Assessment 6-2B #1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 21, 22; Mathematical Connections #1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 14, 16

    • Graph Paper Fractions Book Please read the entire book and print the pages that require work and turn in those pages of work to be graded.

    • Reflection for HW11: (1) Go to www.uen.org/commoncore and read through the "Parent Roadmap" documents for fifth through sixth grade Math. (2) Go to www.corestandards.org/Math/Content and read through the mathematics common core for fifth through sixth grade.
      Type a one page (double-spaced) reflection about any insights you have and what you learned regarding what's expected of students mathematically in those grades.

    • Section 6.3: Assessment 6-3A #1-6 all, 8, 9, 10, 12-18 all, 22; Assessment 6-3B #1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 11, 12-15 all, 17, 18; Mathematical Connections #1, 2, 4, 5, 10-16 all

    • Fraction Arithmetic Worksheet (given and started in class) Please do this without a calculator so you can truly practice your arithmetic skills.

      Homework #12: (due Tuesday, April 9)

    • Fraction Story Problems Worksheet

    • Section 6.4: Assessment 6-4A #1-4 all, 6-10 all, 12, 17, 18, 22; Assessment 6-4B #1-4 all, 6, 7, 8, 12, 15, 20, 21; Mathematical Connections #2, 4, 5, 7, 13, 14, 16

    • Portfolio In-Depth Problem (handed out in class)

    • Reflection for HW12

    • Section 7.1: Assessment 7-1A #1-13 all, 18; Assessment 7-1B #1-7 all, 11, 15, 16; Mathematical Connections #5, 8, 13, 15, 16

      Homework #13: (due Tuesday, April 16)

    • Section 7.2: Assessment 7-2A #1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 12-16 all, 18-21 all, 24-27 all; Assessment 7-2B #1, 2, 3, 8, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19; Mathematical Connections #3, 6, 12, 13, 14

    • Section 7.3: Assessment 7-3A #1-4 all, 7, 8, 9, 11-16 all, 19; Assessment 7-3B #1, 2, 4, 11, 14, 15, 17; Mathematical Connections #1, 4, 11, 12

    • Reflection for HW13: On the first day of class, you answered these two questions. Answer these questions again at this time: (a) Write 4-6 adjectives that characterize your experience with math. (b) Describe your attitude toward math. Has there been any change for you? If so, describe what has changed and why. If not, describe why and what would make a difference for you.

    • Another Reflection for HW13: Go to this link and read the article. Also, watch the five-minute video (on page where the link sends you) regarding the article and its results. Type a one-page reflection about your thoughts after reading/watching this and include your personal teaching goal surrounding this important issue.

      Homework #14: (due Tuesday, April 23)

    • Decimal/Percent/Simplifying Problems

    • Number System Problems

    • Section 7.4: Assessment 7-4A #1-15 all, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 31; Assessment 7-4B #1-4 all, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 17, 19, 23, 24, 34; Mathematical Connections #1-5 all, 8, 21, 22, 24

    • Section 8.1: Assessment 8-1A #1-5 all, 7, 10, 11, 13, 20, 22; Assessment 8-1B #3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 20; Mathematical Connections #1, 3, 4, 6, 11, 13, 14, 15


  • Exam Reviews


    • Midterm 1 Review (This test covers chapters 1-3.) Jeopardy Review

    • Midterm 2 Review (This test covers chapters 4-7.) Review

    • Final Exam Review
      Chapter 1 Review #7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 18
      Chapter 2 Review #2-5 all, 7, 9, 17, 18, 21, 22, 24, 28
      Chapter 3 Review #1, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 21, 22, 23, 28
      Chapter 4 Review #1, 3, 6, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 21, 22, 24
      Chapter 5 Review #3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 13
      Chapter 6 Review #1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 18, 20, 21, 22, 28, 34, 39, 40, 41
      Chapter 7 Review #2, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 17, 20, 21, 22
      Chapter 8 Review #1, 2, 3