Learning Style Addressed: Visual
Multiple Intelligence: Visual/Spatial, Logical/Mathematical, Verbal/Linguistic
Standards: 1.OA.2, 2.OA.1, 3.OA.8, 4.OA.2, 4.OA.3, 5.NF.2, 6.NS.1
Overview: Students create a math problem picture story where they substitute words in the problem with pictures.
Objective: Students understand mathematical terminology in story problems.
Example: Jill is going to earn some spending during harvest time by helping pick for her neighbors. She plans to charge $4.00 per . Mr. Brown has 18 in his orchard and Mrs. Green has 15 in her orchard. At the end of the first day the sum of money earned is $8.00. At the end of the second day the sum of money earned is $16.00.
Digital option: Students can use a word processing program and clip art to create their math problem picture story.
Tech-free option: Students can use stickers, drawings, stamps, or pictures cut out of a magazine to create their math problem picture story.
Source: Kelly Tenkely