These fish-themed pages serve as a colorful guide for word problems, displaying the mathematical symbols (+/-) that accompany the most common addition and subtraction keywords.
"For his science class at school, Charles wants to calculate how much his relatives eat on Thanksgiving. He weighs the food before it is served and then he weighs the leftovers. The food weighed 960 ounces. The leftovers weighed 89 ounces. How many ounces of food did his family eat?"
"Renee’s mother has forty-eight pieces of pumpkin pie on the counter in the kitchen on Thanksgiving. The dog eats six while she’s not looking. How many pieces of pie are left?"
"Sixty-three witches were invited to a Halloween party. Five didn't come because they lost their brooms. How many witches came to the party?" Five math word problems with a Halloween theme.
"She saw a total of one hundred and forty-three ghosts. Sixty-six were not scary. How many scary ghosts did Pamela see?" Five math word problems with a Halloween theme.
[created with abctools] Count the number of shapes in each group, take the second group away from the first, and count how many shapes remain. Black and white graphics.
"Ten ghosts want to fly to the haunted house for a Halloween party. Two get lost. How many ghosts arrive at the haunted house?" Five math word problems with a Halloween theme.
[created with abctools] Count the number of shapes in each group, take the second group away from the first, and count how many shapes remain. Black and white graphics.
Easy subtraction booklet with pictures. Write in the answer or use the optional set of answer cards for a cut and paste activity book.
(subtracting from up to 5)
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.
[created with abctools] Count the number of shapes in each group, take the second group away from the first, and count how many shapes remain. Black and white graphics.