**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