Math 2002

Course Syllabus

Course Information:
Geography Geology 0154
MWF 9:05-9:55 am
Office Hours: TR 8:00 am- 9:00 am and by appointment

Course Text and Materials
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities, 4th Edition
Author: Sybilla Beckmann
Publisher: Addison Wesley
ISBN: 9780321825728

Websites: http://www.bolanlemath.com Backup Website:https://sites.google.com/site/bolanlemath/

Read by Friday, August 22: Read section 1.1, do the practice exercises on page 11, and check your answers. Also do: Problems 3, 4, 6 on page 12. 

Read by Monday, August 25: Read section 1.2, do the practice exercises, and check your answers.

Homework 1 due Wednesday August 27: Hand in: Problems 1, 2, 5 on page 12.

Read by Friday, August 29: Read section 1.3, do the practice exercises, and check your answers.

Read by Friday, September 5: Read section 1.4, do the practice exercises, and check your answers.

QUIZ 1 Monday September 6: This quiz will be taken from Chapter 1 of the text.

Read by Monday, September 6: Read section 2.1.

Wednesday, September 17: Read section 2.2 (if not done already) and 2.3, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Read by Friday September 19: Read section 2.4,  do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Homework 2 due Monday September 22: Hand in: Problem 12 a,b, and c on page 58.

Read by Monday September 22: Read section 2.5, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

QUIZ 2 Wednesday September 24: This quiz will be taken from Chapter 2 of the text.

Wednesday September 24: Study for your exam. 

Friday September 26: Come to class with questions about the test.

Test 1 - Monday  September 29th (Covers Chapters 1 and 2 only)

Read by Wednesday October 1st: Read section 9.1, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Read by Friday October 3rdRead section 9.2, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Read by Wednesday  October 8thRead section 9.3, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Homework 3 due Friday October 10thHand in:  page 367 #3, page 370 #19, page 383 #8

Read by Wednesday October 15thRead section 9.4, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Read by Friday October 17thRead section 9.5, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

QUIZ 3 Wednesday October 22nd: This quiz will be taken from Chapter 9, Sections 1-4 of the text.

Read by Friday October 24thRead section 9.6, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Homework 4 due Monday October 27thHand in:  page 396 #11. (Read this problem carefully please.) Also do, but do not hand in, page 398 #20. Be ready to discuss on Monday.

Monday October 27th Review and selected activities from book. Come with questions.

Test 2 - Wednesday November 5th (Covers 9.1-9.6)

Read by Monday November 10thRead section 15.1, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Read by Wednesday November 12thRead section 15.2, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Read by Friday November 14thRead section 15.3 (skip the portion about fulcrums and balancing) do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Homework 5 due Friday November 14 Hand in: page 662 #9 and 10.  Page 672, #1.

Read by Monday November 17thRead section 15.4, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. (Not covered in class. Will not be on any exam.)

TAKE HOME QUIZ November 19th: Selected from 15.1, 15.2, and 15.3. Due by 8 am on November 20th.

Homework 6 due Friday November 21st: Hand in: page 682 #11

Have a great Thanksgiving break! You can read ahead to Chapter 8 in your free time.

Read by Monday December 1stRead section 8.1, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Read by Wednesday December 3rdRead section 8.4, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. 

Homework 7 due Friday December 5th BY EMAIL:  Part 1: page 321 #6, Part 2: page 335 #4

Read by Friday December 5thRead section 8.5, do the practice exercises, and check your answers. We will finish up 8.4 today as well.


Test 3 -MONDAY DECEMBER 8TH (Covers 15.1-15.3, 8.1, 8.4)- Calculators allowed

Tuesday December 9th (Friday Schedule)Test 3 handed back, final review. 

FINAL FRIDAY DECEMBER 12 8-11 AM, Take home portion of exam due at beginning of the final (Covers 1.1-1.4, 2.1-2.5, 9.1-9.6, 15.1-15.3, 8.1, 8.4)

The final exam is worth a combined total of 30% of your grade. The in class portion will be worth 20 points. There will be 10 questions on this portion. The take home portion will be worth 10 points total.