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Developing Mathematical Reasoning Using Word Problems

The problems within this section are coded for seasoning difficulty: the easiest problems are coded with an shamrock; slightly more difficult problems are coded with a shamrock/diamond;
more difficult problems are coded with a diamond; most difficult problems are coded with a heart.

Elementary Level Problems

Shamrock (easiest for primary level)
Shamrock 1
Shamrock 2
Shamrock 3

Diamond (more difficult for primary level)
Diamond 1
Diamond 2
Diamond 3

Heart (most difficult for primary level)
Heart 1
Heart 2
Heart 3

Diamond and/or Heart Two-Step Problems
Two-Step CGI Word Problems

More Challenging Primary Level Problems
More Challenging 1

Rate, Price and Multiplicative Comparison Problems
Comparison Problems

Middle School Level Problems

Written by Brent Morris of the Middle School at Bowler School District, Bowler, WI
Middle School Problems 1
Middle School Problems 2
Middle School Problems 3

High School Level Problems
Problems created by Dr. Gerald Fast for high school level students. They are focused on interest areas of that age student.

Automobile Problems
Automobile 1
Automobile 2

Construction Problems
Construction 1

Deer Hunting Problems
Deer Hunting 1
Deer Hunting 2

Multi-Step Problems
Multi-Step Money Problems
Multi-Step Measurement Problems
Multi-Step Objects and Resources
Multi-Step Scoring and Time Problems
Controlled Vocabulary Valentine Theme
Second Semester Holiday Themes (Coming Soon!)
More Multi-Step Word Problems
More Multi-Step Word Problems-Two Step
Many More Two-Step Word Problems
Fraction Multi-Step Word Problems
Shamrock-Diamond Word Problems

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