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This group of worksheets are basic primers to word problems. They include very basic statements are operations. This should be the first type of word problems students should see at a young age. They help build confidence and can easily be decoded.

# Simple Word Problem Worksheets

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Basic Lesson
Walks students through a word problem using a data table.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Intermediate Lesson
Uses a number line to help students visualize the word problem.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 1
Students are assigned the task of determining how many drinks they need for a sporting event.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 2
Time to figure out how many plates you need for dessert.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 3
The students need text books. Figure out how many do they need?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 4
Quick, you need extra gifts for the party. How many extra gifts do you need?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 5
Tinko won the basketball tournament. How many shots did he make in his games?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 6
Paul won the ring toss contest. How many rings did he get on the post?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 7
The big beanbag toss contest is in town. Pinky won, but how many bags did she get through the hoop?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 8
Peter won the Balloon contest. How many balloons did he pop?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 9
Andy is hiding toys again! How many toys did Andy hide?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 10
Robert is hiding rings in his pocket? How many rings did he hide?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 11
George hides cups in the kitchen. How many does he hide?
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Independent Practice 12
Paul hides drink bottle in his store. Bob watches on and reports back to Steven.
Standard: MATH 2
Grades: (K-2)
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Practice Answer Key
Answers for Independent Practice worksheets.
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More Advanced Worksheets
The next level of math skills.
-Addition Word Problems
-Subtraction Word Problems
-Operations Word Problems
-Money Word Problems
Remedial Math Worksheets
Skills needed to get to this level.
-Number Family (Addition)
-What's Your Change?
-Complete the Symmetry
-Subtraction Mixed Review