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36 Weeks of Backwards Story Problems for 6th Grade PRINTABLE


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Get kids thinking deeper about math by learning how to write a story problem… backward! Our 36 Weeks of Backward Word Problems 6th Grade should take no longer than a few minutes each day, so they are easy to fit into your schedule while packing a powerful punch! 

Kids are given an answer and follow the steps to write multiplication, division, decimal and fraction word problems with that answer. They will brainstorm who and what the problem is about, write the multiplication, division, decimal, or fraction word problem, and draw a picture.

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These backward word problems 6th grade can be used as morning work, exit tickets, homework, no-prep warm-ups, enrichment, and more! This is also a great purchase for parents and homeschoolers who want to improve their children’s creative problem-solving skills from home.


Each backward story problem contains five steps that can be completed daily throughout the week. However, you may choose to complete all five steps in one day if you prefer.


Our 36 Weeks of Backward Word Problems 6th Grade, including the following steps for how to write a story problem:

  • Write equations they can think of that equal the answer given
  • Brainstorm WHO and WHAT topic ideas for their word problem 
  • Using an equation from the first step, draft a story problem including the WHO and WHAT 
  • Compose a short story that incorporates their math equation into a multiplication, division, decimal or fraction word problem
  • Illustrate their story problem


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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Sandy Joiner
5 stars

I've been looking at the resource for the fall. So far, I really like it.

Amy Smart
Satisfied - Great practice creating multiple equations for same number

These provide students the opportunity to create lists of equations that equal a given number and then turn those into a math story problem and a written short story (which is a nice writing connection). Each week is broken down into day sections so students can do just one part at a time.

Having purchased the multi-level bundle means I can differentiate for my students as needed while providing the same ultimate format for everyone.

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