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Third-grade skills

  1. A.4 Skip-counting puzzles
  2. B.9 Place value word problems
  3. C.3 Add two numbers up to three digits: word problems
  4. C.7 Add three numbers up to three digits each: word problems
  5. C.11 Add two numbers up to four digits: word problems
  6. C.15 Add three numbers up to four digits each: word problems
  7. D.3 Subtract numbers up to three digits - word problems
  8. H.6 Multiplication word problems
  9. H.7 Multiplication word problems: find the missing factor
  10. H.9 Compare numbers using multiplication: word problems
  11. H.13 Multiply one-digit numbers by two-digit numbers: word problems
  12. H.17 Multiply one-digit numbers by three-digit numbers: word problems
  13. H.19 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  14. L.5 Division word problems
  15. L.8 Divide three-digit numbers: word problems
  16. L.10 Divide larger numbers: word problems
  17. M.9 Addition and subtraction word problems
  18. M.10 Multiplication and division word problems
  19. M.11 Comparison word problems: addition or multiplication?
  20. M.12 Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division word problems
  21. M.14 Two-step addition and subtraction word problems
  22. M.15 Two-step multiplication and division word problems
  23. M.16 Two-step mixed operation word problems
  24. O.5 Write variable equations to represent word problems: multiplication and division only
  25. O.6 Write variable equations to represent word problems
  26. P.7 Estimate sums: word problems
  27. P.10 Estimate differences: word problems
  28. P.12 Estimate sums and differences: word problems
  29. P.15 Two-step word problems: identify reasonable answers
  30. Q.1 Guess the number
  31. Q.3 Find the order
  32. Q.4 Age puzzles
  33. Q.5 Find two numbers based on sum and difference
  34. Q.6 Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product, and quotient
  35. S.6 Making change
  36. S.10 Add money amounts - word problems
  37. T.7 Elapsed time word problems I
  38. T.8 Elapsed time word problems II
  39. W.17 Unit fractions: modeling word problems
  40. W.18 Unit fractions: word problems
  41. W.19 Fractions of a whole: modeling word problems
  42. W.20 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  43. W.21 Fractions of a group: word problems
  44. Y.7 Compare fractions in recipes
  45. Z.3 Fractions of a number - unit fractions: word problems
  46. Z.4 Fractions of a number: word problems
  47. Z.9 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  48. AA.7 Add and subtract decimals - word problems
  49. BB.4 Measurement word problems
  50. FF.5 Perimeter: word problems
  51. FF.14 Find the area of rectangles: word problems

Fourth-grade skills

  1. B.2 Add two numbers up to five digits: word problems
  2. B.4 Add two numbers up to seven digits: word problems
  3. B.11 Estimate sums: word problems
  4. C.2 Subtract numbers up to five digits: word problems
  5. C.4 Subtract numbers up to seven digits: word problems
  6. C.9 Estimate differences: word problems
  7. D.10 Compare numbers using multiplication: word problems
  8. D.24 Estimate products: word problems
  9. D.31 Multiply a 2-digit number by a 2-digit number: word problems
  10. D.34 Multiply a 2-digit number by a larger number: word problems
  11. D.36 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  12. D.38 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  13. E.2 Division facts to 10: word problems
  14. E.4 Division facts to 12: word problems
  15. E.7 Divide 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
  16. E.9 Divide 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders
  17. E.11 Divide larger numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
  18. E.13 Divide larger numbers by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders
  19. E.19 Divisibility rules: word problems
  20. E.21 Divide numbers ending in zeroes by multi-digit numbers: word problems
  21. E.24 Divide by 2-digit numbers: word problems
  22. E.26 Divide larger numbers by 2-digit numbers: word problems
  23. F.2 Comparison word problems: addition or multiplication?
  24. F.3 Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division word problems
  25. F.4 Estimate sums, differences, products, and quotients: word problems
  26. F.5 Word problems with extra or missing information
  27. F.6 Solve word problems using guess-and-check
  28. F.7 Multi-step word problems
  29. F.8 Multi-step word problems involving remainders
  30. F.9 Multi-step word problems: identify reasonable answers
  31. G.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  32. G.4 Write variable equations to represent word problems
  33. K.1 Place value word problems
  34. K.2 Find two numbers based on sum and difference
  35. K.3 Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product, and quotient
  36. K.4 Find the order
  37. L.10 Number patterns: word problems
  38. M.7 Find the change, price, or amount paid
  39. N.2 Measurement word problems
  40. O.7 Elapsed time: word problems
  41. O.8 Find start and end times: multi-step word problems
  42. P.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  43. P.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
  44. P.19 Compare fractions in recipes
  45. Q.11 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  46. Q.12 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators in recipes
  47. R.7 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
  48. R.12 Add 3 or more fractions with like and unlike denominators: word problems
  49. R.15 Add and subtract mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators: word problems
  50. R.17 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators in recipes
  51. S.6 Multiply unit fractions by whole numbers: word problems
  52. S.13 Multiply fractions by whole numbers: word problems
  53. S.14 Multiply fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers in recipes
  54. S.16 Fractions of a number: word problems
  55. U.3 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  56. U.6 Add 3 or more decimals: word problems
  57. U.10 Solve decimal problems using diagrams
  58. V.12 Combinations
  59. BB.14 Relationship between area and perimeter
  60. BB.15 Area and perimeter: word problems
  61. BB.16 Rectangles: relationship between perimeter and area word problems

Fifth-grade skills

  1. B.2 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
  2. B.9 Estimate sums and differences: word problems
  3. C.2 Multiply by 1-digit numbers: word problems
  4. C.5 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  5. C.9 Estimate products: word problems
  6. C.16 Multiply by 2-digit numbers: word problems
  7. C.20 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  8. D.2 Division facts to 12: word problems
  9. D.4 Divide multi-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
  10. D.5 Divide by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders
  11. D.8 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  12. D.10 Estimate quotients: word problems
  13. D.12 Divide 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers: word problems
  14. D.14 Divide 4-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers: word problems
  15. F.5 Divisibility rules: word problems
  16. H.4 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  17. I.5 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  18. J.5 Division with decimal quotients: word problems
  19. K.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  20. K.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
  21. L.4 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  22. L.11 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
  23. L.13 Add 3 or more fractions: word problems
  24. L.20 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
  25. L.21 Add and subtract fractions in recipes
  26. M.13 Multiply fractions by whole numbers: word problems
  27. M.16 Fractions of a number: word problems
  28. M.21 Multiply two fractions: word problems
  29. M.36 Multiplication with mixed numbers: word problems
  30. M.37 Multiply fractions and mixed numbers in recipes
  31. N.6 Divide fractions by whole numbers in recipes
  32. N.7 Divide unit fractions and whole numbers: word problems
  33. N.12 Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  34. O.2 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers: word problems
  35. O.8 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals: word problems
  36. O.10 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  37. P.1 Multi-step word problems
  38. P.2 Multi-step word problems involving remainders
  39. P.3 Multi-step word problems: identify reasonable answers
  40. P.4 Word problems with extra or missing information
  41. P.5 Guess-and-check problems
  42. P.6 Find the order
  43. P.7 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
  44. Q.2 Write a ratio: word problems
  45. Q.7 Scale drawings: word problems
  46. R.4 Percent of a number: word problems
  47. S.2 Add and subtract money: word problems
  48. S.3 Multiply money amounts: word problems
  49. S.4 Divide money amounts: word problems
  50. T.5 Number sequences: word problems
  51. V.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  52. V.4 Write variable equations: word problems
  53. X.16 Combinations
  54. Y.5 Find start and end times: word problems
  55. Z.11 Multi-step problems with customary unit conversions
  56. Z.21 Multi-step problems with metric unit conversions
  57. Z.22 Multi-step problems with customary or metric unit conversions
  58. EE.12 Area and perimeter: word problems
  59. EE.16 Volume of cubes and rectangular prisms: word problems

Sixth-grade skills

  1. A.7 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
  2. B.2 Multiply whole numbers: word problems
  3. B.5 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  4. B.7 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  5. C.3 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  6. D.10 Half-life and population doubling
  7. E.11 GCF and LCM: word problems
  8. G.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  9. H.5 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
  10. I.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  11. I.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
  12. I.8 Compare fractions: word problems
  13. J.2 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  14. J.4 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
  15. J.7 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
  16. K.3 Fractions of a number: word problems
  17. K.7 Multiply fractions: word problems
  18. K.14 Multiply mixed numbers: word problems
  19. L.4 Divide fractions by whole numbers in recipes
  20. L.8 Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  21. M.9 Absolute value and integers: word problems
  22. O.2 Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two whole numbers: word problems
  23. O.5 Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two decimals: word problems
  24. O.8 Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two fractions: word problems
  25. Q.1 Estimate to solve word problems
  26. Q.2 Multi-step word problems
  27. Q.3 Multi-step word problems: identify reasonable answers
  28. Q.4 Word problems with extra or missing information
  29. Q.5 Guess-and-check word problems
  30. Q.6 Distance/direction to starting point
  31. Q.7 Use logical reasoning to find the order
  32. R.3 Write a ratio: word problems
  33. R.7 Equivalent ratios: word problems
  34. R.10 Compare ratios: word problems
  35. R.11 Unit rates: word problems
  36. R.16 Identify proportional relationships by graphing
  37. R.17 Interpret graphs of proportional relationships
  38. R.18 Scale drawings: word problems
  39. S.4 Compare percents and fractions: word problems
  40. S.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
  41. S.9 Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
  42. T.9 Compare temperatures above and below zero
  43. U.1 Find the number of each type of coin
  44. U.3 Add and subtract money amounts: word problems
  45. U.5 Multiply money: word problems
  46. U.7 Divide money amounts: word problems
  47. V.7 Percents - calculate tax, tip, mark-up, and more
  48. W.3 Find start and end times
  49. Y.3 Write variable expressions: word problems
  50. Z.8 Solve one-step equations: word problems
  51. BB.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
  52. BB.4 Find a value using two-variable equations: word problems
  53. BB.5 Solve word problems by finding two-variable equations
  54. BB.10 Interpret a graph: word problems
  55. FF.12 Circles: word problems
  56. FF.15 Volume of cubes and rectangular prisms: word problems
  57. II.1 Counting principle
  58. II.11 Permutations

Seventh-grade skills

  1. A.7 GCF and LCM: word problems
  2. C.11 Add and subtract integers: word problems
  3. E.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  4. E.4 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  5. E.6 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
  6. E.8 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals: word problems
  7. F.1 Understanding fractions: word problems
  8. F.4 Fractions: word problems with graphs and tables
  9. F.7 Compare fractions: word problems
  10. G.2 Add and subtract fractions: word problems
  11. G.4 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
  12. G.11 Multiply fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  13. G.14 Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  14. G.16 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  15. J.4 Equivalent ratios: word problems
  16. J.6 Compare ratios: word problems
  17. J.7 Scale drawings: word problems
  18. J.8 Scale drawings: scale factor word problems
  19. J.10 Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
  20. J.12 Solve proportions: word problems
  21. J.13 Estimate population size using proportions
  22. K.1 Find the constant of proportionality from a table
  23. K.2 Write equations for proportional relationships from tables
  24. K.3 Identify proportional relationships by graphing
  25. K.4 Find the constant of proportionality from a graph
  26. K.5 Write equations for proportional relationships from graphs
  27. K.10 Interpret graphs of proportional relationships
  28. K.11 Write and solve equations for proportional relationships
  29. L.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
  30. L.8 Solve percent equations: word problems
  31. L.10 Percent of change: word problems
  32. L.11 Percent of change: find the original amount word problems
  33. M.1 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide money amounts: word problems
  34. M.8 Find the percent: tax, discount, and more
  35. M.10 Multi-step problems with percents
  36. N.1 Estimate to solve word problems
  37. N.2 Multi-step word problems
  38. N.3 Multi-step word problems: identify reasonable answers
  39. N.4 Guess-and-check word problems
  40. N.5 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
  41. N.6 Find the number of each type of coin
  42. N.7 Elapsed time word problems
  43. Q.5 Number sequences: word problems
  44. R.3 Write variable expressions: word problems
  45. R.19 Identify equivalent linear expressions: word problems
  46. S.7 Solve equations: word problems
  47. U.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
  48. U.9 Interpret a graph: word problems
  49. Y.3 Pythagorean theorem: word problems
  50. AA.4 Area and perimeter: word problems
  51. AA.6 Circles: word problems
  52. AA.8 Volume of cubes and rectangular prisms: word problems
  53. DD.4 Experimental probability
  54. DD.13 Permutations
  55. DD.14 Counting principle

Eighth-grade skills

  1. A.7 GCF and LCM: word problems
  2. C.5 Add and subtract integers: word problems
  3. E.3 Add and subtract rational numbers: word problems
  4. E.6 Multiply and divide rational numbers: word problems
  5. H.4 Equivalent ratios: word problems
  6. H.6 Compare ratios: word problems
  7. H.7 Solve proportions: word problems
  8. H.9 Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
  9. H.11 Estimate population size using proportions
  10. H.12 Scale drawings: word problems
  11. H.13 Scale drawings: scale factor word problems
  12. I.1 Find the constant of proportionality from a table
  13. I.2 Write equations for proportional relationships from tables
  14. I.3 Identify proportional relationships by graphing
  15. I.4 Find the constant of proportionality from a graph
  16. I.5 Write equations for proportional relationships from graphs
  17. I.8 Graph proportional relationships
  18. I.9 Interpret graphs of proportional relationships
  19. I.10 Write and solve equations for proportional relationships
  20. J.4 Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
  21. J.7 Percents of numbers: word problems
  22. J.11 Percent of change: word problems
  23. J.12 Percent of change: find the original amount word problems
  24. K.6 Find the percent: tax, discount, and more
  25. K.8 Multi-step problems with percents
  26. M.1 Multi-step word problems
  27. M.2 Guess-and-check word problems
  28. M.3 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
  29. M.4 Elapsed time word problems
  30. R.4 Pythagorean theorem: word problems
  31. T.3 Area and perimeter: word problems
  32. T.6 Circles: word problems
  33. U.5 Number sequences: word problems
  34. V.4 Write variable expressions: word problems
  35. V.20 Identify equivalent linear expressions: word problems
  36. W.14 Solve equations: word problems
  37. Z.3 Identify independent and dependent variables
  38. Z.10 Interpret the graph of a linear function: word problems
  39. Z.14 Write linear functions: word problems
  40. AA.3 Solve a system of equations by graphing: word problems
  41. AA.9 Solve a system of equations using substitution: word problems
  42. AA.11 Solve a system of equations using elimination: word problems
  43. EE.3 Experimental probability
  44. EE.10 Permutations
  45. EE.11 Counting principle