# Addition Word Problems: Drawing Pictures

Unit 5: Word Problems
Lesson 1 of 7

## Big Idea: First graders need to begin thinking abstractly to solve equations. Drawing the details of a problem will help them build this skill.

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Math, Differentiation, Drawing, Number Sense and Operations, Operations , problem solving, addition, line art, word problems
35 minutes

### Jennifer Moon

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