"Last year Lucas collected 159 items trick-or-treating. This year, he collected a total of 249 items. How many items did he collect altogether in both years?" Five math word problems with a Halloween theme.
"Ed and his sister are helping cook Thanksgiving dinner. They decide to have a potato-peeling contest. Ed peels twenty-two. His sister peels six more than that. How many did she peel?" Five Thanksgiving-themed addition word problems.