These are fun integer and decimal story problems that require students to answer a problem, match the answer with a letter, and use the letters to reveal the answers to a Halloween joke.
Each story problem requires students to think critically before solving can begin.
The students will have fun revealing the answer to each joke!
Here are some sample problems:
1. Ron’s pumpkin weighed 18 pounds, and Lisa’s pumpkin weighed 12 pounds. What is the difference between the two?
2. The temperature was 1°F in the morning. If the temperature dropped 7°F, what is the temperature now?
3. Carl spent $.87 on candy on Monday and $1.98 on candy on Tuesday. How much did he spend total?
4. Ron’s pumpkins were 1.4 in., 1.5 in., and 9.3 in. What is the difference between the tallest and shortest pumpkin?