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  • This Set D (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set D (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. 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.
  • This Set E (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set E (elem/upper elem) 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.
  • This Set F (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set F (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Robert went to the store with $10.00. He bought a notebook, three pencils and two erasers. He came home with $2.89. How much money did he spend? Six word problems.
  • This Set M (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set M (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. There are pictures of snakes in three overlapping circles. There are ten snakes in circle A, twenty snakes in circle B, and thirteen snakes in circle C. Six of the snakes are in both circles A and B. Five of the snakes are in both circles B and C. How many snakes are there in all? Six word problems.
  • This Sets A - U (elem/upper elem) - unnumbered Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Sets A - U (elem/upper elem) - unnumbered Word Problems. All the word problems from sets A-U, unnumbered and unformatted; these can be cut into strips and glued into math journals for daily practice. Answers are provided.
  • This Set I (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set I (elem/upper elem) 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.
  • This Set J (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set J (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Create a story problem for this answer: "Morgan caught four turkeys." Six word problems.
  • This Set K (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set K (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Dylan poured punch at the class party. There are twenty-five people in Dylan’s class. He gave each person 100 ml of punch. How many liters of punch did the class need for the party? Six word problems.
  • This Word Problems - Easter theme (elem) is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Word Problems - Easter theme (elem). "Ms. Lawson hid 365 eggs in her yard for an egg hunt. The children found 329 eggs. How many eggs did they NOT find?"
  • This Set G (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set G (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Jennifer wants to buy a new hockey puck that costs $5.25. She has $2.30. She can earn 50 cents an hour by raking leaves. How many hours will she have to work to get the money she needs? Six word problems.
  • This Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems. "How many e-mails does he forward in one week altogether?" One page; 12 word problems with contemporary themes.
  • This Proportions (upper elem/ middle) Worksheet is perfect to practice math skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Proportions (upper elem/ middle) Worksheet. A one page worksheet ranging from simple (increasing ingredients for a larger cake) to difficult (with decimals to the third place).
  • This Average Speed (upper elem) Worksheet is perfect to practice avreage speed skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Average Speed (upper elem) Worksheet. This math worksheet helps students practice determining average speed.
  • This Probability (upper elem/middle) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Probability (upper elem/middle) Word Problems. Thomas had a bag with 30 marbles. If 12 of them are red, what is the probability that he will pull a red one out randomly? Common Core: Grade 6 Statistics and Probability: 6.SP.A.1, 6.SPA.2
  • This Superbowl Math...and more! (elem/upper elem) Unit is perfect to practice chart reading and graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Superbowl Math...and more! (elem/upper elem) Unit. Math problems to figure out which teams won their games, reading a graph; plus designing a superbowl commercial and a general knowledge crossword puzzle.
  • This Regrouping in Subtraction (elem) Clip Art is perfect to practice subtraction skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Regrouping in Subtraction (elem) Clip Art. Three colorful math posters explain the rules for regrouping ("borrowing") in addition.
  • This Medieval Math (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Medieval Math (upper elem) Word Problems. "For lunch at the Renaissance Fair, Tyler and Amanda each buy a turkey leg and an apple dumpling. Each food item costs $3.50. How much do their lunches cost altogether?"
  • This The Ugly Duckling (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this The Ugly Duckling (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • This Strategies for Problem Solving Teaching Hints is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Strategies for Problem Solving Teaching Hints. Some suggestions for using the many word problem pages available on abcteach.com
  • This Cowboy Subtraction (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Subtraction (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Jake is competing in a rodeo. In the last event, a bull kicks him in the arm and breaks it, but he still wins $144 in all. How much does he have left after he pays a doctor $66 to put his arm in a cast?"
  • This Environment (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Environment (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • This Going Green (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Going Green (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • This School Themed Skip Counting (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Themed Skip Counting (elem) Word Problems. "There are two boys in every row on Bruce’s bus. How many boys are there in two rows?" Five school-themed math problems using skip counting.
  • This Halloween Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Halloween Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • This Halloween Multiplication (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Halloween Multiplication (elem) Word Problems. "Four witches meet at Halloween. Each one brings four black cats with her. How many black cats are at the meeting?"
  • This Halloween Division (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Halloween Division (upper elem) Word Problems. "The Wizard Mandragon has a part-time job making flying brooms for witches. This year he had a special Halloween sale and sold brooms for $40 each. He earned a total of $240. How many brooms did he sell?" Five Halloween-themed division problems.
  • This Halloween Subtraction (primary/elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Halloween Subtraction (primary/elem) Word Problems. "Anne is a witch. She has two black cats. How many more does she have to find if she needs ten black cats for her spell?" Five Halloween-themed word problems.
  • This Thanksgiving Addition (primary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Addition (primary) Word Problems. "Mike and his brother Pat are selling pumpkins they grew. If Mike sells nine and Pat sells seven, how many do they sell in all?" Five Thanksgiving-themed addition word problems.
  • This Thanksgiving Addition (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Addition (elem) Word Problems. "Ed and his sister are helping cook Thanksgiving dinner. They decide to have a potato-peeling contest. Ed peels twenty-two. His sister peels six more than that. How many did she peel?" Five Thanksgiving-themed addition word problems.
  • This Thanksgiving Addition (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Addition (upper elem) Word Problems. "Myron analyzed the caloric content of his Thanksgiving dinner for his science class. His serving of stuffing had 619 calories. His serving of pumpkin pie had 780 calories. His serving of turkey had 282 calories. How many calories were there in his stuffing and turkey combined?"
  • This Thanksgiving Subtraction (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Subtraction (elem) 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?"
  • This Thanksgiving Subtraction (primary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Subtraction (primary) Word Problems. "Yolanda’s Thanksgiving turkey weighs twenty pounds. Her family eats seventeen pounds at dinner. How many pounds are left?"
  • This Thanksgiving Subtraction (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Subtraction (upper elem) Word Problems. "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?"
  • This Word Problems:Thanksgiving Division (upper elementary) is perfect to practice division skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Word Problems:Thanksgiving Division (upper elementary). "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.
  • This Thanksgiving Multiplication (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Multiplication (elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • This Thanksgiving Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • This Thanksgiving Skip Counting (primary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Skip Counting (primary) 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.
  • This Thanksgiving Skip Counting (primary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Skip Counting (primary) 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.
  • This Set N (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set N (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Abigail saw the same number of pigs and chickens at the farm. She counted twelve legs. How many were pig legs and how many were chicken legs? Six word problems.
  • This Set O (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set O (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Andrea brought seventy-five Valentines candies to school. If there are twenty-eight students in her class, how many candies can each student have if Andrea wants them all to have the same amount? Will there be any left over? Six word problems.