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Word Problems- Elementary School Level
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I need 50 subtraction word problems with "boy-friendly" themes. For example, the word problems might have themes related to sports, video games, camping, outdoors, electronics, bugs, scouting, gross situations (but not too gross!), etc. A purpose of these problems is to get boys with either a low interest in math or who lack self-confidence in math to become more engaged.

These problems are for kids in grades 5-7 who do OK in math, but have difficulty with word problems. So, even though the problems are subtraction, they need to be designed for the comprehension level and life experience level of kids in grades 5 -7. These kids are generally comfortable with subtraction, but need to brush up on these skills so they will be successful at more complex, grade level math concepts.

I really want the kids to be engaged, so making the problems interesting and inserting a little humor would be great. However, the main goal is the math aspect.

It would prefer an elementary school, ...

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