"Mike's hockey team has scored an average of four goals in each of their last ten games. How many goals have they scored in all?" Five winter-themed multiplication word problems.
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.
"Greg and his friends are making Thanksgiving decorations. Each child makes five. How many do four children make? How many do five make? How many do six make?" Five Thanksgiving-themed skip counting (by fives) word problems.
A poster about the Properties of Equality includes: Addition Property of Equality, Multiplication Property of Equality, Reflexive Property of Equality, Symmetric Property of Equality, and the Transitive Property of Equality.
"Mr. Vogel is a farmer. He raised twenty turkeys this year. He sold eighteen and kept two as pets. He charged sixteen dollars per turkey. What was the total selling price?" Five Thanksgiving-themed multiplication word problems.
“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.
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.
Make 8 copies of the kites and bows. Write an "answer" to a math problem on each kite. Write various combinations of math problems (that match up with each answer) on the bows.
"Smith & Smith Ghost Eradication Services is a company that removes ghosts from haunted houses. If each haunted house has an average of three ghosts, how many ghosts can be removed in a month?" Five Halloween themed multiplication word problems.
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.
"Bud is helping his mother bake an apple pie for Thanksgiving dinner. He peels the apples. It takes him two minutes to peel an apple. How long does it take him to peel seven apples?" Five Thanksgiving-themed multiplication word problems.