# 1 Step Addition Word Problems - Using Drawings to Write Equations - Lesson for Grade 2, Chapter - Word Problems Sums and Differences within 100

In this interactive lesson titled "1 Step Addition Word Problems - Using Drawings to Write Equations," designed for Grade 2 students, learners will embark on an engaging journey into the realm of addition word problems. This lesson falls under the chapter "Word Problems Sums and Differences within 100," which is a part of the broader unit on "Applications in Operations Within 1000." Through a series of thoughtfully crafted activities, including the "Fairy Word Problems Printable," "Birthday Word Problems Subtraction Worksheet," and "Reggie's Reuse Word Problems: Addition Worksheet," students will learn to visualize and solve addition word problems using drawings.

The importance of this lesson cannot be overstated. By learning to translate word problems into equations with the help of drawings, students will develop critical problem-solving skills that are foundational not only in mathematics but in real-life situations as well. This method helps demystify complex problems by breaking them down into more manageable parts, fostering a deeper understanding of addition within the context of everyday scenarios. As a result, students will enhance their mathematical fluency and confidence, setting a solid foundation for future mathematical learning and application.

Estimated classroom time: 9 min
Chapter: Word Problems Sums and Differences within 100
Unit: Applications in Operations Within 1000
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1st
3:00 min
Fairy Word Problems Printable
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Birthday Word Problems Substraction Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Reggie's Reuse Word Problems: Addition Worksheet
worksheet
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• ### Activity 1 / Fairy Word Problems Printable

Sometimes math seems disconnected to real life, making it hard for some kids to understand it. Thankfully word problems help kids in a myriad of ways, but most importantly, they help to connect kids who otherwise don’t like math! Bring out the magic of math with this engaging flower fairy addition worksheet that features word problems.
This worksheet is great because:
• It features easy-to-understand word problems to reach all kids
• Struggling kids can count the pictures included to help solve and understand the problem
If your child is struggling with math, or just needs more practice, this worksheet is a wonderful tool to inspire engagement with math!

• ### Activity 2 / Birthday Word Problems Substraction Worksheet

Here’s a worksheet to increase your child’s math and literacy skills using word problems that feature one of your child’s favorite events: a birthday!
This fabulously fun subtraction worksheet: Birthday Word Problems, will challenge your child solve tricky equations given realistic scenarios!

• ### Activity 3 / Reggie's Reuse Word Problems: Addition Worksheet

In this world of global citizenship, it's important that we take care of our planet. Your child's new pal Reggie loves to reuse plastic to make new things and he needs some addition help to do so. With this free worksheet, your child will practice solving addition word problems with the help of one-to-one picture representation. They'll also work on being able to pick out the appropriate number sentence from the three choices and the possible solutions based on the given pictures.