Dylan poured punch at the class party. There are twenty-five people in Dylan’s class. He gave each person 100 ml of punch. How many liters of punch did the class need for the party? Six word problems.
Abigail saw the same number of pigs and chickens at the farm. She counted twelve legs. How many were pig legs and how many were chicken legs? Six word problems.
Andrea brought seventy-five Valentines candies to school. If there are twenty-eight students in her class, how many candies can each student have if Andrea wants them all to have the same amount? Will there be any left over? Six word problems.
Jordan has eight apples. Cameron has half as many apples as Jordan. Natalie has three-quarters as many apples as Cameron. How many apples does each person have? How many do they have altogether? Six word problems.
Paige, Cassandra, and Katie earned $12.45 by working for a neighbor. Assuming they worked equal amounts, what would each girl’s share be? Six word problems.
Cody had nineteen pieces of candy. He gave five away. Then he ate six pieces. He traded four pieces for a baseball card. How many pieces of candy does he have left? Six word problems.
Heather says, "I have two numbers in mind. When I subtract the smaller from the larger, the difference is seven. When I multiply the two numbers, the product is eighteen. What are my two numbers?" Six word problems.
Students write multiplication problems (with sums up to 40). When the answer to the problem is called, they cover the square. A fun variation on a popular favorite.
"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.
Brooke has eleven flowers. She has more tulips than roses. What are the possible combinations of tulips and roses, if she only has these two types of flowers? Six word problems.
Dakota went to the store. He bought three note pads for $.75 each, four pencils at 2 for $.35 and one candy bar, which was being sold at 3 for $1.80. How much money did he spend? How much did he get back from the $10.00 he gave the clerk? Six word problems.
There are pictures of snakes in three overlapping circles. There are ten snakes in circle A, twenty snakes in circle B, and thirteen snakes in circle C. Six of the snakes are in both circles A and B. Five of the snakes are in both circles B and C. How many snakes are there in all? Six word problems.
All the word problems from sets A-U, unnumbered and unformatted; these can be cut into strips and glued into math journals for daily practice. Answers are provided.
This lesson is designed to help students begin counting while viewing objects in groups. Three sets of four; includes teaching suggestions and answer sheets.