Math 5520, Fall 2016
Syllabus for the course Lesson Plan Template
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Date Readings Math Work
Aug. 31 Algebra Standards (NCTM, 2000) Squares, areas, side lengths, etc.
Slopes and square roots
The homework due on Sept. 7th includes the mathematics worksheets packet that has 2.1 on the front and requires you to find areas and side lengths and so forth using the strategies we discussed and using Pythagorean Theorem. Also, due Sept. 7th is a one to two page summary for the reading listed above. (Algebra Standards)
As discussed the summary provides a review of the main ideas in the reading and also your personal connection or thoughts about the application you can make to your teaching from the reading.
Another Lesson Template
Date Readings Math Work
Aug. 31 Algebra Standards (NCTM, 2000) Squares, areas, side lengths, etc.
Slopes and square roots
The homework due on Sept. 7th includes the mathematics worksheets packet that has 2.1 on the front and requires you to find areas and side lengths and so forth using the strategies we discussed and using Pythagorean Theorem. Also, due Sept. 7th is a one to two page summary for the reading listed above. (Algebra Standards)
As discussed the summary provides a review of the main ideas in the reading and also your personal connection or thoughts about the application you can make to your teaching from the reading.
Sept. 7 Chapter 3: Reordering Terms and Factors Rational and Irrational keep it REAL
(Schifter, Bastable & Russell, 2008) Extending the number line
Arithmetic as a Context for Algebraic Thinking
(NCTM Essential Understandings Series, 2012)
The homework due on Sept. 21st includes the write up for the Chapter 3 reading. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection.
Also this week do worksheets regarding rational and irrational numbers.
(Schifter, Bastable & Russell, 2008) Extending the number line
Arithmetic as a Context for Algebraic Thinking
(NCTM Essential Understandings Series, 2012)
The homework due on Sept. 21st includes the write up for the Chapter 3 reading. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection.
Also this week do worksheets regarding rational and irrational numbers.
Chapter 4: Expanding the Number System
(Schifter, Bastable & Russell, 2008) 
Ox Expressions Homework

The homework due on Sept 28th includes the write up for the Chapter 4 reading. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections for each.
Also this week do worksheets regarding Ox Expressions.
Also this week do worksheets regarding Ox Expressions.
Chapter 2:Representing Situations with Tables,
Diagrams and graphs (Schifter, Bastable & Russell, 2008) 
From Graphs to Stories
Activity 2 Building Chimneys 
The homework due on October 5 includes the write up for the Chapter 2 reading. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections.
Also this week do worksheets regarding Graphs and Stories as well as Building Chimneys.
Also this week do worksheets regarding Graphs and Stories as well as Building Chimneys.
Pattern Explorations and also Case about Drew with colored tiles Bridge Design and Tile
The homework due on March 19th includes the write up for the readings, all one document is fine. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections.
Also this week do worksheets regarding Graphs and Stories as well as Building Chimneys.
The homework due on March 19th includes the write up for the readings, all one document is fine. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections.
Also this week do worksheets regarding Graphs and Stories as well as Building Chimneys.
Comparing Linear Functions Roller Skating Party
The homework due on March 26th includes the write up for the readings, all one document is fine. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections.
Also this week do worksheets regarding the Roller Skating Party.
The homework due on March 26th includes the write up for the readings, all one document is fine. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections.
Also this week do worksheets regarding the Roller Skating Party.
Conceptions of School Algebra and Uses of Variables Additional Practice Exponents
Introducing the Variable through Pattern Exploration
The homework due on April 2nd includes the write up for the readings, all one document is fine. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections for each reading.
Also this week do worksheets regarding exponents.
Introducing the Variable through Pattern Exploration
The homework due on April 2nd includes the write up for the readings, all one document is fine. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections for each reading.
Also this week do worksheets regarding exponents.
Algebraic Reasoning in Elementary School Classrooms
The homework due on April 16th includes the write up for the reading. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections.
Also this week do worksheets regarding .
The homework due on April 16th includes the write up for the reading. The summary would include a one to two page summary and reflection or making of connections.
Also this week do worksheets regarding .