Trying to Stay Positive on the Negative Number Worksheets

It’s hard to stay positive when we’ve had so much trouble with negative numbers lately.

I get that the whole “subtracting-a-negative-is-the-same-as-adding-a-positive” thing is like an infinite loop, snake eating it’s own tail, universe collapsing deal. But even if you just memorize it, seriously, honestly, do we need forty worksheets to pound it in? Really?

Apparently.

Negative Number Addition and Subtraction Worksheets

Travel Time and Distance Word Problem Worksheets

It’s not too early to start thinking about summer vacation, is it?

The worksheet work has kept this Dad busy, making me think longingly of some sort of vacation. Tropical. Swimsuit-friendly. Well, after a diet. Alright, two diets, maybe.

Apart from the added calories, last week’s work on the Girl Scout Cookie Division Worksheets cleared the runway for a new series of division with remainder word problem worksheets, a whole collection of which you’ll find waiting for your young math minds at the link here…

Division with Remainder Word Problems

But, that’s not all! Book your reservation now and we’ll throw in 80 free Travel Time and Distance Word Problems absolutely free! The division with remainders work was a necessary prerequisite for working out the time and distance math needed for travel story problems, those common wayfarers that seem to drag tests and homework on forever, making thoughts stray to sandy beaches and distant summer plans…

Travel Time and Distance Word Problems

These new worksheets start simple but progress up through solving time/distance/velocity word problems using fractional hours. Variants in both imperial and metric units are provided for international travel fun.

Somoas, Do-Si-Dos, Lemon Chalet Cremes, Tagalongs, Trefoils… Oh, and the Thin Mints. We’re up to our ears in them. And eating ourselves free!

Mom here is once again the Troop Cookie Mother, which makes me de facto Cookie Dad/Cookie Truck Driver/Cookie Counter, all positions of responsibility that pay mighty handsomely. In cookies, anyway. But, I’m also never one to let a math problem go to waste, so I’ve had both girls hanging around as we’re doing the cookie count outs, figuring out how many cases and individual boxes of each scrumptious variety we need to parcel out to each of my younger daughter’s precociously marketing savvy scout mates. All told, 118 cases, thanks for asking.

In the spirit of Cookie Delivery Week, I baked up a few worksheets of division word problems with remainders that feature the cookie case sorting problem…

Girl Scout Cookie Division Word Problems

Please pardon the crumbs and enjoy them, along with a few peanut butter Tagalongs!

Mark the Ruler and Skip Counting Addition

In keeping with the ongoing theme of measurement, new worksheets have been added where the student is given a value and they have to indicate the correct position on the ruler. Variations for imperial and metric measurement are at the links below…

Imperial Measurement “Mark the Ruler” Worksheets

Metric Measurement “Mark the Ruler” Worksheets

Also, we’re starting to transition our first grader into multiplication, and one of the activities that came home from school involved addition of multiples of a single number, or “skip counting.” That inspired these new addition worksheets that I hope you find useful…

Addition for Multiples or Skip Counting

Finally, a bit of errata… Visitor Callie pointed out that the Fact Family Math One Minute Multiplication/Division Tests links were actually pointing to the two minute tests. All fixed now… Thanks Callie!