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• A set of 6 word problems, with lines to show work.

• Six pages of Valentine's Day illustrations with math facts to solve and color by number. Two pages each of addition facts and subtraction facts. One page each of double facts and double plus one facts. All numbers are under 20.

• Michael had nineteen balloons. Eight of them were red, four were blue, two were yellow, and the rest were green. How many were green? Six word problems.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• Converting word problems into equations and solving the equations. Common Core Math: 5.OA.1

Common Core_Math_6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.3,
• "There are three rows of pencils. Each row has four pencils. How many colored pencils does Yoko have?" Five school-themed multiplication 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.
• An explanation of multiple-step word problems with ten problems and an answer sheet.
• 21 pages of word problems; six problems per page. Pages are lettered. Some sets of questions contain a "brain teaser".
• Create a story problem for this answer: Jacob had four caramel apples left over. Six word problems.
• Writing addition and subtraction word problems as numerical equations.
• "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.
• Several activities to help students understand the differences between chance and probability. Common Core: Grade 6 Statistics and Probability: 6.SP.A.1, 6.SPA.2

• Three colorful math posters explain the rules for regrouping ("borrowing") in addition.
• Two pages of decimal division with six word problems per page. Includes decimals to the tenths and hundredths places.

• A set of problem solving cards with 6 different scenarios. Some of them are brain teasers, and you may need to think in different ways to solve the problem.

• Two pages of decimal division with twenty equations per page. Includes decimals to the tenths and hundredths places.

• "Cathy bought a bottle of glue and a box of crayons. How much did she spend?" Use the price list to solve these simple addition problems.
• "On her tenth birthday, Ashleigh received \$20 from her Aunt Liz..." Several pages of word problems about money using everyday examples that students can easily understand.
• "We know that, on average, each tree absorbs from 13 to 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. We have planted 15 trees. How much carbon dioxide absorption will the trees we’ve already planted enable in the next 50 years?" Five math problems with an environmental theme.
• "It takes 55% less water to make recycled paper than normal paper... How much water would the same factory use to make the same amount of normal paper?" Five word problems with an environmental theme.
• "Ms. Lawson hid 365 eggs in her yard for an egg hunt. The children found 329 eggs. How many eggs did they NOT find?"