These are fun decimal story problems that revolve around various Valentine's Day themes (money spent on candy, weight of boxes of chocolates, and prices of flowers).
All items are fully editable for you to incorporate your own students' names.
Each story problem requires students to think critically before solving can begin.
The following are the specific activities with sample problems from each:
Activity 1 - Money spent on candy
Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and ordering decimals
Sample Problem - What is the difference between the amount of money the boys spent in Mrs. Anderson's classroom and the amount of money the boys spent in Mr. Brown's classroom?
Activity 2 - Weights of Boxes of Chocolates
Rounding, ordering, and comparing decimals
Sample Problem - Round the weight of Quentin's box of chocolate to the nearest hundredth.
Activity 3 - Flower Prices
Add, subtract, and multiply decimals
Sample Problem - How much would it cost Cupid to buy 2 dozen roses at Fabulous Flowers?