"Myron analyzed the caloric content of his Thanksgiving dinner for his science class. His serving of stuffing had 619 calories. His serving of pumpkin pie had 780 calories. His serving of turkey had 282 calories. How many calories were there in his stuffing and turkey combined?"
"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.
"The duckling lived in a farm with 45 animals. There were 10 pigs, 12 goats, 5 dogs, 2 horses and the rest were sheep." Choose the equation that best expresses the word problem.
Students understand the concept of addition by adding numbers, with sums up to twenty. Printable PDF packet with answers. Coordinated Smart Notebook interactive available.
"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.
Introduction to the concept, with several pages for practice. These are in color so you can make a transparency, but they will look fine in black and white for the students.
"Carol and Linda are making candy apples for a party. They made sixty-two. Today they made eight more. How many candy apples have they made in all?" Five math word problems with a Halloween theme.
Roll a die with coin pictures on the faces (available on abcteach) or draw coins out of a bag. Write the value of each coin in the row, then add up the row.
"Mike and his brother Pat are selling pumpkins they grew. If Mike sells nine and Pat sells seven, how many do they sell in all?" Five Thanksgiving-themed addition word problems.