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  • 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 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 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 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 Winter Subtraction (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Winter Subtraction (upper elem) 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 - 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 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 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 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 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 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.
  • 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

  • Four fun games using playing cards (ace-10) to reinforce rounding skills: a sorting game, two single-player games, one 2-player game, and a bonus rounding chart. Laminate for fun, reusable classroom games.

  • 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 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 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 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 Conversion - Vacation in Mexico (upper elem/middle) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Conversion - Vacation in Mexico (upper elem/middle) Word Problems. "Petra wants to buy a small replica of the pyramid at Chichén Itzá. She has $15 left. The pyramid costs 200 pesos. Does she have enough money?" Four word problems for converting pesos to dollars.
  • 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 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 Regrouping (color) Mini Office is perfect to practice addition and subtraction skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Regrouping (color) Mini Office. Directions for regrouping in addition, subtraction, and multiplication. One page for each skill, plus examples.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.