# Math 321-2: Mathematics Content and Methods for the Elementary School III, Fall 2010

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• Syllabus
• Homework:
1. Due 8/30: Tangram Assignment
2. Due 9/8: Draw all of the pentominoes, and explain why there can be no others. Also, solve THESE PROBLEMS on a mosaic puzzle (similar to tangrams). Solve THESE PROBLEMS, too.
3. Due 9/13: Solve THESE PROBLEMS.
4. Due 9/20: Solve THESE PROBLEMS, and THESE.
5. Due 9/27: Solve THESE PROBLEMS (not much this week; happy first test).
6. Due 10/4: 1. Do the medians of a triangle always bisect the angles? 2. Do the angle bisectors always bisect the opposite sides?
7. Due 10/11: 1. Decide whether the triangle with vertices (0,5), (5,0), and (7,6) is isoceles. 2. Give an algebraic formula for reflecting a point about the horizontal line y=a.
8. Due 10/18: Solve THESE PROBLEMS
9. Due 11/8: Solve THESE PROBLEMS
10. Due 11/15: Solve THESE PROBLEMS
11. Due 11/29:: Solve THESE PROBLEMS
12. Due 12/8:: Solve THESE PROBLEMS
• Lesson Plans: On LiveText. First (graded) version due 4/20; Final (graded more) version due 5/2.
• Writing Assignments: Here are the general writing guidelines.

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