6th Grade Word Problems Resources

CLASSROOM TOOLS
Charts and Graphs: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Students practice their problemsolving skills using the information in charts and graphs, and then create their own…Subjects:MathematicsProbability and StatisticsWord Problems 
WORKSHEETS
Word Problems  Using Data from a Chart
Using and interpreting the data from a chart, students will solve word problems practicing their math skills. This…Subjects:Word ProblemsMathematicsGraphs and Charts 
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Word Problems Using Graphs: DecisionMaking with Data
Using data and three kinds of graphs (bar, pie, and pictograph), students have to answer questions relating to the…Subjects:MathematicsWord ProblemsGraphs and Charts 
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Using Scatterplots: Patterns in Data (Gr. 6)
Try this printable to help students practice problemsolving skills by analyzing the data represented on the two…Subjects:MathematicsProbability and StatisticsWord Problems 
CLASSROOM TOOLS
Checklist for ProblemSolving Guide 2
Use this printable checklist to monitor students' use of the problemsolving process. Help students understand the steps…Subjects:Word ProblemsMathematics 
DAILY WARMUPS
Math WarmUp 119 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
Use this printable math daily warmup to reinforce your students' geometry and time measurement skills.Subjects:Geometric FiguresTelling and Measuring TimeWord Problems 
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Time for Baseball
Students work with a partner to complete this activity on the different time zones in the U.S. and the baseball games…Subjects:Word ProblemsBaseballMathematics 
GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
Guided Problem Solving
Use this printable sheet to guide students in the steps to solving a problem. This printable is customizable. Tailor the…Subjects:MathematicsWord Problems 
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SIR RIGHT: A Strategy for Math Problem Solving
The SIR Right strategy guide helps children tackle math word problems in a systematic and consistent way.Subjects:MathematicsWord ProblemsLanguage Arts and Writing 
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Statistics: Critical Thinking (Gr. 6)
Provide students with an inclass or takehome review with these printables. Students will be able to review math skills…Subjects:Probability and StatisticsMathematicsWord Problems 
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Choosing Sides
This baseball math puzzle requires the use of critical thinking skills.Subjects:BaseballSportsPhysical Education and Fitness 
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Making Choices: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Distribute this packet of worksheet to give students practice in using information to make choices.Subjects:MathematicsMeasurementWord Problems 
LESSON PLANS
Creating Halloween Word Problems
For this printable PowerPoint project, students create slides of Halloween word problems for their peers to solve. They…Subjects:MathematicsWord Problems 
DAILY WARMUPS
Math WarmUp 204 for Gr. 5 & 6: Graphs, Data & Probability
Use this printable math daily warmup to reinforce your students' skills with graphs, data, and probability.Subjects:Probability and StatisticsGraphs and ChartsWord Problems 
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Snowy Mountains HydroElectric Scheme
Educate students about the history of Australia's Snowy Mountain HydroElectric Scheme with this reading passage and…Subjects:Water Cycle, Ground Water, Rivers (Hydrology)Australian HistoryNatural Resources 
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Population Word Problems
Students use a graph to solve word problems.Subjects:Word ProblemsGraphs and ChartsMathematics 
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Gold Production
Students solve word problems about gold production.Subjects:MathematicsWord Problems 
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Word Problems: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Distribute this worksheet to give students practice in answering word problems and practicing their math skills. Makes…Subjects:MathematicsWord ProblemsRatio and Proportion 
WORKSHEETS
Can You "Gauss" the Answer?
Students will learn about the mathematician Carl Gauss in this activity. They will then answer a set of word problems.Subjects:MathematicsWord ProblemsMathematicians 
VIDEOS
Writing an Equation Given a Word Problem
This video explains how to use key information from a word problem to translate words into an equation to solve for "x."Subjects:MathematicsEquationsWord Problems 
LESSON PLANS
Math Using AutoShapes
Students become familiar with AutoShapes in a word processor and use this knowledge to complete word problems. They…Subjects:Word ProblemsMathematics 
DAILY WARMUPS
Math WarmUp 41 for Gr. 5 & 6: Numbers and Numeration
Use this printable math daily warmup to reinforce your students' number and numeration skills.Subjects:Numbers and Number SenseRatio and ProportionWord Problems 
DAILY WARMUPS
Math WarmUp 66 for Gr. 5 & 6: Operations
Reinforce your students' arithmetic skills with this printable daily warmup on mathematical operations.Subjects:MoneyMathematicsOperations 
DAILY WARMUPS
Math WarmUp 150 for Gr. 5 & 6: Measurement & Geometry
Use this printable math daily warmup to reinforce your students' geometry and algebra skills.Subjects:MoneyMathematicsGeometry