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  • This Conversion - Vacation in China (upper elem/middle) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Conversion - Vacation in China (upper elem/middle) Word Problems. "Tickets for a tour of the Great Wall of China are 50 rmb for adults and 30 rmb for children ages 12-24. How much does it cost for Simon and his family in all? How much in dollars?" Four word problems for converting pesos to dollars.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 Sets A - U (elem/upper elem) - answers Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Sets A - U (elem/upper elem) - answers Word Problems. Answers to the word problems from sets A-U, grouped by page.
  • 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 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 Regrouping in Addition (elem) Poster is perfect to practice addition skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Regrouping in Addition (elem) Poster. Three colorful math posters explain the rules for regrouping ("carrying") 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 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 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 Thanksgiving - Division Math Game is perfect to practice division skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving - Division Math Game. Roll the dice and move across the board by division equations. Laminate for a fun, reusable classroom game.
  • 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 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 Logic and Math (middle school) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Logic and Math (middle school) Word Problems. Three pages of complex math problems draw on critical thinking skills and logic in order to find the correct solution.
  • 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 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 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 Winter Multiplication (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Winter Multiplication (upper elem) 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.
  • 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 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 Cowboy Addition (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Cowboy Addition (upper elem) Word Problems. "Cowboy Tom helped at a roundup. He earned $1.50 for every cow he caught. The first week, he caught 99 cows. The second week he caught 273. How many did he catch altogether?" Five addition problems.
  • This Thanksgiving Time (primary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Thanksgiving Time (primary) Word Problems. "Look at the clock. What time does Brenda get up on Thanksgiving Day?" Five time-telling questions with clocks.
  • This Rules and Practice - Multiple-Step Word Problems (upper elem) Math is perfect to practice multi-step work problem skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Rules and Practice - Multiple-Step Word Problems (upper elem) Math. An explanation of multiple-step word problems with ten problems and an answer sheet.
  • 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 Jenny's Garden (elem/upper elem) Worksheet is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Jenny's Garden (elem/upper elem) Worksheet. "Here is a table of what Jenny planted in the new flower garden. Read the table and answer the questions."
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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?"
  • 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

  • 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 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.