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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?