Math Minders Word Problems: Activities to Stretch Young Minds, by Raymond Bottom ISBN 076820027x
Five out of five stars
This book of word problems covers many familiar topics that children of the grade seven level can understand and oftentimes are required to solve. For example, young sports fans are generally familiar with shooting percentage in basketball and batting average in baseball. Nearly all children have received some money and have to determine how to spend it and to make sure to include the sales tax. By the seventh grade most student have had to figure out how to apportion the shared cost of items such as a pizza.
If you are looking for a large set of word problems to challenge students at the seventh grade level, this book is a very cost effective way to do that. Brief solutions to all of the problems are included at the end.