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• "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.
• "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.
• "Eddie can pick and clean ten pumpkins per hour. How many can he do in four hours? How many in five? How many in six?" Five Thanksgiving-themed skip counting (by tens) word problems.
• "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?"
• "Yolanda’s Thanksgiving turkey weighs twenty pounds. Her family eats seventeen pounds at dinner. How many pounds are left?"
• "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?"
• "Look at the clock. What time does Brenda get up on Thanksgiving Day?" Five time-telling questions with clocks.
• "The duckling lived in a farm with 45 animals. There were 10 pigs, 12 goats, 5 dogs, 2 horses and the rest were sheep." Choose the equation that best expresses the word problem.
• Four addition word problems with a Valentine's Day theme.
• "Clem really likes cross country skiing. Last week he skied twenty-one miles. This weekend he skied seven more miles. How many miles did he ski altogether?" Five winter-themed addition word problems.
• "Pierre wants to buy a new mountain bike that costs \$999. This summer, he earned \$476 mowing lawns. This winter he has already earned \$201 shoveling snow. How much money has he earned so far this year?" Five winter-themed addition word problems.
• "A group of people are cross-country skiing. Altogether, they ski one hundred ninety-six miles. There are fourteen people in the group. How far does each one ski, on average?"
• "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.
• "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.
• "Bob's class is cutting out paper snowflakes to decorate the classroom. If each child cuts out two snowflakes, how many do five children cut? Six children? Seven children?" Five winter-themed word problems with skip counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s.
• "Rebecca is going skiing with her family. It is a seventy-mile drive to the mountain where they ski. They have driven forty miles so far. How far is it to the mountain now?" Five winter-themed subtraction word problems.
• "Bob and his friends are baking cookies for a school fundraiser. They baked eight hundred thirty-two cookies. However, they ate sixty-nine of them. How many cookies are left?" Five winter-themed subtraction word problems.
• "There are fourteen boys in Mark’s chess club. For Thanksgiving they participate in a food drive. They visit 70 houses and collect a total of 210 cans of food. How many cans of food did they collect per house, on average?" Five Thanksgiving-themed division problems.
• One digit with regrouping. Two addends; columns; five pages plus answers.
• This math worksheet helps students practice determining average speed.
• 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,
• Writing addition and subtraction word problems as numerical equations.
• "Here is a table of what Jenny planted in the new flower garden. Read the table and answer the questions."
• A one page worksheet ranging from simple (increasing ingredients for a larger cake) to difficult (with decimals to the third place).