1st Grade Math Word Problems Worksheets

Word problem worksheets for grade 1

Our grade 1 word problem worksheets relate first grade math concepts to the real world.  We provide math word problems for addition, subtraction, time, money, fractions and lengths. 

We try to encourage students to read and think about the problems carefully, and not just recognize an answer pattern.  We facilitate this by:

  • providing a number of mixed word problem worksheets
  • sometimes including irrelevant data within word problems

Addition word problems for grade 1

Single digit addition

Addition with sums 50 or less

3 or more numbers added together

Subtraction word problems for grade 1

Subtracting single digit numbers

Subtracting numbers under 50

Mixed addition and subtraction word problems

Add / subtract word problems with mostly single digit numbers

Add / subtract word problems with numbers under 50

Time word problems

Time and elapsed time problems (whole hours)

Money word problems

Counting money (coins only)

Measurement word problems

Combining and comparing lengths (inches)

Combining and comparing lengths (cm)

Fraction word problems

Write the fraction from the story (parts of whole, parts of group)

Mixed word problems

Addition, subtraction, money, time, fractions and length word problems mixed


Grade 1 Word Problems Worksheet

Sample Grade 1 Word Problem Worksheet

More word problem worksheets

Explore all of our math word problem worksheets, from kindergarten through grade 5.

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