The PuzzleWise Fun Math Program Has Eight Skill Levels:

These eight fun math lesson books correlate with Grades 1 – 8 national and state learning standards (Grade 1 = Level 1, etc.).

Build grade-level math skills! These fun math workbooks of 45 crossword puzzles, plus 45 pages of fun math thinking exercises, are excellent for home school practice and state test preparation.

Here are examples of the crossword puzzle clues that make math fun while students become adept with the Five Content Skills and the Seven Learning Skills:

Level 1:

A. How many dogs? 1 dog, 2 cats, 2 mice, 1 dog, 1 cat, 2 dogs, 3 mice, 2 dogs, 3 cats.

B. Kay saw 6 bugs on 6 buns. How many bugs on 13 buns?

Level 2:

A. Right or wrong? These two patterns are the same: patpetpitpotput and bagbegbigbogbug.

B. Drums are green, trumpets are silver, flutes are brown, guitars are gold. 16 drums, 21 guitars, 4 trumpets, 12 flutes. Which color on a bar graph is least?

Level 3:

A. Find the mode: 66, 55, 77, 66, 44, 55, 66.

B. Kiki’s kitten’s collar cost $6.89. She paid with a $10 bill and received 1 penny, 1 ___, and 3 dollars change.

Level 4:

A. Estimate: About how many hundreds in 989 – 578?

B. Compare: Measure of the blackboard in square inches (more less same) measure of the blackboard in square feet.

Level 5:

A. 5 flavors of ice cream, 5 flavors of toppings. Choose one each. How

many possible desserts?

B. The perimeter of an equilateral triangle with one side = 5 is 15. Right

or wrong?

Level 6:

A. 18 birds sat on 6 branches. This is the same ratio as 12 birds sitting on ___

branches.

B. Right or wrong? To find total surface area for a box, multiply the length by

the width by the height.

Level 7:

A. Chance of going to game tomorrow: 1/4. Chance of catching pop fly if you go: 1/8. Chance of catching a pop fly tomorrow: 1/N.

B. Grandpa only orders salads or pasta for lunch. If he orders 24 salads and 16 pastas, N% of his lunches are pasta.

Level 8:

A. Jeans cost $42 in 2012, $22 in 1977. Average rate of change is ___ cents/year.

B. 10 gallon tank holds 2 piranhas. 25 gallon tank holds 5 piranhas. Gallons needed for 6 fish?

These eight fun math lesson books correlate with Grades 1 – 8 national and state learning standards (Grade 1 = Level 1, etc.).

Build grade-level math skills! These fun math workbooks of 45 crossword puzzles, plus 45 pages of fun math thinking exercises, are excellent for home school practice and state test preparation.

Here are examples of the crossword puzzle clues that make math fun while students become adept with the Five Content Skills and the Seven Learning Skills:

Level 1:

A. How many dogs? 1 dog, 2 cats, 2 mice, 1 dog, 1 cat, 2 dogs, 3 mice, 2 dogs, 3 cats.

B. Kay saw 6 bugs on 6 buns. How many bugs on 13 buns?

Level 2:

A. Right or wrong? These two patterns are the same: patpetpitpotput and bagbegbigbogbug.

B. Drums are green, trumpets are silver, flutes are brown, guitars are gold. 16 drums, 21 guitars, 4 trumpets, 12 flutes. Which color on a bar graph is least?

Level 3:

A. Find the mode: 66, 55, 77, 66, 44, 55, 66.

B. Kiki’s kitten’s collar cost $6.89. She paid with a $10 bill and received 1 penny, 1 ___, and 3 dollars change.

Level 4:

A. Estimate: About how many hundreds in 989 – 578?

B. Compare: Measure of the blackboard in square inches (more less same) measure of the blackboard in square feet.

Level 5:

A. 5 flavors of ice cream, 5 flavors of toppings. Choose one each. How

many possible desserts?

B. The perimeter of an equilateral triangle with one side = 5 is 15. Right

or wrong?

Level 6:

A. 18 birds sat on 6 branches. This is the same ratio as 12 birds sitting on ___

branches.

B. Right or wrong? To find total surface area for a box, multiply the length by

the width by the height.

Level 7:

A. Chance of going to game tomorrow: 1/4. Chance of catching pop fly if you go: 1/8. Chance of catching a pop fly tomorrow: 1/N.

B. Grandpa only orders salads or pasta for lunch. If he orders 24 salads and 16 pastas, N% of his lunches are pasta.

Level 8:

A. Jeans cost $42 in 2012, $22 in 1977. Average rate of change is ___ cents/year.

B. 10 gallon tank holds 2 piranhas. 25 gallon tank holds 5 piranhas. Gallons needed for 6 fish?