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  • This Cowboy Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Jake is afraid of rattlesnakes. He sees a lot of them on the ranch where he lives. In fact, he sees an average of thirty every year. About how many has he seen in the nine years he has lived on the ranch?"
  • This School Themed Multiplication (elementary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Themed Multiplication (elementary) Word Problems. "There are three rows of pencils. Each row has four pencils. How many colored pencils does Yoko have?" Five school-themed multiplication problems.
  • This School Themed Subtraction (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Themed Subtraction (elem) Word Problems. "Matt has to read a 53-page book by tomorrow. So far he has read 48 pages. How many more pages does he have to read?" Five school-themed subtraction word problems.
  • This Winter Addition (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Winter Addition (upper elem) 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.
  • This Winter Skip Counting (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Winter Skip Counting (elem) 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.
  • This Winter Subtraction (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Winter Subtraction (elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • 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 U (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set U (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Sydney got twenty-one e-mails on Monday, nineteen on Tuesday, thirty-seven on Wednesday, eight on Thursday, and twenty-three on Friday. How many e-mails did she get on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, combined? Six word problems.
  • This Conversion - Vacation in France (upper elem/middle) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Conversion - Vacation in France (upper elem/middle) Word Problems. "Marie's family all had lunch in a small patisserie. The meal cost €48. What was the average cost of the meal per person, in dollars?" Four word problems for converting euros to dollars.
  • This Conversion - Vacation in Canada (upper elem/middle) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Conversion - Vacation in Canada (upper elem/middle) Word Problems. "Mike and his family all had dinner in a French restaurant in Montreal. The meal cost $150 Canadian. What was the average cost of the meal per person, in U.S. dollars?" Four word problems with converting Canadian to US dollars.
  • This Math - U.S. Standard Conversion Word Problems (grade 5) Interactive Notebook is perfect to practice measurement skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Math - U.S. Standard Conversion Word Problems (grade 5) Interactive Notebook. Interactive rules and practice of word problems involving real world situations in converting units of money, time, length/distance, liquid volume and weight in U.S. standards. CC: Math: 5.MD.A.1
  • This Problem Solving Cards - Set A (elem/upper elem) Clip Art is perfect to practice word problem skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Problem Solving Cards - Set A (elem/upper elem) Clip Art. 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.
  • 10 pages of practice in decimal place value from tenths to thousandths (difficulty increases throughout packet). Created with our abctools math worksheet generator. CC: 5.NBT.A.3

  • 10 pages of practice for subtraction of positive and negative integers (5 pages of ones place, 5 pages of ones and tens places). Facts are in horizontal form. Created with our abctools Math Worksheet Generator. CC: 7.NS.A.1

  • This Set H (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set H (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Kyle had four bags of candy that he bought for $1.50 per bag. Each bag has six pieces of candy in it. How many more bags does he need to buy to give each of his twenty-five classmates one piece? How much will it cost altogether? Six word problems.
  • This Set C (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set C (elem/upper elem) 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.
  • 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 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 Money (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Money (upper elem) Word Problems. "Tom wants a cell phone that costs $70. He has $50 and he is saving $4 a week..." Practical math with realistic situations.
  • This Cowboy Division (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Division (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Tom worked from seven in the morning until three in the afternoon yesterday building two miles of fence. He was paid $48. What was his hourly wage?"
  • 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 School Themed Addition (elementary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Themed Addition (elementary) Word Problems. "Last year there were 89 third graders at Johnson Elementary School. This year there are five more." Five school-themed math addition problems.
  • This Winter Multiplication (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Winter Multiplication (elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • This Valentine's Day Solve & Color Packet Holiday/Seasonal is perfect to practice addition and subraction skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Valentine's Day Solve & Color Packet Holiday/Seasonal. 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.
  • This Cider Mill Menu (elementary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cider Mill Menu (elementary) Word Problems. Practice math skills using a restaurant menu.
  • This Money (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Money (elem) Word 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.
  • This Mixed Practice (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Mixed Practice (upper elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • 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 Chance and Probability (elem, upper el, middle) Worksheet is perfect to practice probability skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Chance and Probability (elem, upper el, middle) Worksheet. 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
  • This Fractions - Pizza theme (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Fractions - Pizza theme (upper elem) Word Problems. The imaginative setting of a pizza parlor is used to help with fractions. If each person wants three slices, and everyone wants extra cheese, but only two people want mushrooms....
  • 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 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 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 Dividing Decimals Word Problems Math is perfect to practice decimal division skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Dividing Decimals Word Problems Math. Two pages of decimal division with six word problems per page. Includes decimals to the tenths and hundredths places.
  • 10 pages of mixed practice for finding the missing subtraction operand. 4 pages of ones place subtraction; 6 pages of ones to tens place subtraction. Facts are in vertical form. Created with our abctools Math Worksheet Generator. CC: 2.OA.A.1

  • 10 pages of practice for subtraction from tens to millions places (place value increases with each page). Facts are in vertical form. Created with our abctools Math Worksheet Generator. CC: 4.NBT.B.4

  • 10 pages of mixed practice for subtraction facts. 5 pages of facts with 1-10; 5 pages of facts within 1-20. Facts are in horizontal form. Created with our abctools Math Worksheet Generator. CC: 1.OA.C.6

  • 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 Dividing Decimals Practice Math is perfect to practice decimal division skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Dividing Decimals Practice Math. Two pages of decimal division with twenty equations per page. Includes decimals to the tenths and hundredths places.