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Math Word Problems are also called Story Problems or Word and Logic Problems.  These later names may help clarify what they're designed to do and the skills needed to solve them.

Why do math word problems give so many children difficulty?   

Solving a math word problem has two parts:

1. Read the problem and extract the relevant information.

2. Solve the math problem.

Often bright children read fast.  They're great at extracting the gist from information but not so good with the nitty gritty details.   It's that later careful reading that's needed for word problems.  Another issue is that children can go into automatic problem solving mode.  They assume that because they've got a problem set that the same algorithm will work for each problem in that set (after all don't sheets of math problems tend to repeat the same skill and therefore the same solution technique).  With math word problems it is more likely that you'll get a mixed set of problems.  Again slowing down to think it through is important.

The titles below start with story problems, logic problems and word problems integrated with general math for younger children. 

From about Grade 4 children are advanced enough for problem sets made up entirely of word problems.  Further work on logic may be helpful particularly for children who race through problems or who don't stop to check their work.

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Grade(s): 4-6
Activities: 318
Pages: 90

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helps students conquer the "dreaded" math word problem by teaching them when and how to apply the math operations they already know to real-life situations. The developmentally sequenced problems in each book are arranged so they cannot be solved by rote processes. Each problem requires its own thinking/problem-solving approach rather than applying the same solution process to entire groups of problems.
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Grade(s): 5-8
Activities: 286
Pages: 130

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Grade(s): 5-10
Activities: 269
Pages: 90

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Activities: 50
Pages: 63

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