"Tracy collects forty-eight icicles for her science class. They are twenty-five inches long on average. What is the total length of the icicles Tracy collects?" Five winter-themed multiplication word problems.
"Pierre wants to buy a new mountain bike that costs $999. This summer, he earned $476 mowing lawns. This winter he has already earned $201 shoveling snow. How much money has he earned so far this year?" Five winter-themed addition word problems.
"Bob's class is cutting out paper snowflakes to decorate the classroom. If each child cuts out two snowflakes, how many do five children cut? Six children? Seven children?" Five winter-themed word problems with skip counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s.
"Rebecca is going skiing with her family. It is a seventy-mile drive to the mountain where they ski. They have driven forty miles so far. How far is it to the mountain now?" Five winter-themed subtraction word problems.
This 1 page reading selection explains the Winter Solstice. This lesson is appropriate for both hemispheres. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written responses.