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  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Winter Addition (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Winter Addition (elem) Word Problems. "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.
  • 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 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 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 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 Money (upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Money (upper elem) Word Problems. "Lisa bought 5 pencils at the school store. The cost of each pencil is 33 cents. How much did Lisa pay for her purchase?" One page, five 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 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 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 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 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 Set B (elem/upper elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Set B (elem/upper elem) Word Problems. Create a story problem for this answer: Jacob had four caramel apples left over. Six 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 Addition 1 digit (set 3) Worksheet is perfect to practice addition skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Addition 1 digit (set 3) Worksheet. Printable addition worksheets, 5 page workbook that concentrates on adding single digit numbers to solve each problem. Includes answer key.
  • 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 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?"