By 10, by 9, by 5, by 3, and by chunks. This unit contains tricks for multiplication and for checking your work. A playful (and very useful) approach to multiplication. This unit is presented at three levels of varying complexity.
Book comprehension and vocabulary enhancement for this installment of Marc Brown's popular "Arthur" series. Arthur has trouble with truth in advertising.
“A herd of grazing Bactrian camels walks three miles per hour. How far do the camels walk in five hours?” Five multiplication word problems with an endangered animal theme.
Math circles with numbers already inserted to practice all facts from 1 to 10. Students fill in the answers. Can be used for either addition or multiplication.
Kyle had four bags of candy that he bought for $1.50 per bag. Each bag has six pieces of candy in it. How many more bags does he need to buy to give each of his twenty-five classmates one piece? How much will it cost altogether? Six word problems.
Write one factor on the inner circle and other factors on the middle circle. Write the answers on the outer circle. Although designed as a fun drill for multiplication tables, these math circles also work for addition, subtraction, and division problems.
"Mary did six exercises and studied three pages a day. By the end of one week, how many exercises had she done, and how many pages had she studied?" One page of word problems, with addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
Joseph has two cousins. The sum of their ages is 18 years. One cousin is four years older than the other. Mrs. Smith guessed that the ages were 7 and 11. Was her guess correct? Six word problems.
John finished a bicycle race in second place. The first four people crossed the finish line at: one-twenty, a quarter after one, five minutes to one and 1:07. What time did John cross the finish line? Six word problems.
[member-created with abctools] Trace and cut out. This train-shaped shapebook is a fun way for students to learn to count to 100 by 10s. Makes a great shapebook or bulletin board decoration.
Amanda had $3.00. She bought a hot dog for $1.35, chips for 35 cents, and a drink for 85 cents. Did she have enough money? Did she have money left over? If so, how much? Six word problems.
Formatted like a standardized test, this 10 page document tests math skills such as addition, multiplication, percentages, shapes, division, probability, graph-reading, area, perimeter, units of measurement, place value and more. These are approximately the skills tested in fourth grade, although state standards vary widely.
Formatted like a standardized test, this 6 page document tests math skills such as addition, place value, subtraction, multiplication, patterns, shapes, and more. These are approximately the skills tested in second grade, although state standards vary widely.
Four pages of materials for a fraction-themed mini office: greatest common factor & least common denominator; finding equivalents; reducing, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions; converting improper fractions to mixed numbers; clever mnemonic devices.