# Lesson 8 Represent and Solve Story Problems

Let’s show what happens in a story problem and solve it.

## Warm-up Act It Out: Birds in a Fountain

8 birds were splashing in the fountain.

3 of the birds flew away.

How can you act out this story?

## Activity 1 Questionless Story Problems

8 birds were splashing in the fountain.

3 of the birds flew away.Priya planted 6 flowers in the neighborhood garden at the park.

Diego planted 3 more flowers in the garden.

## Activity 2 From a Story to a Story Problem

Noah had 5 crayons.

Jada gave Noah 4 more crayons.

How many crayons does Noah have now?

## Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.

Math Stories

Subtraction Towers

5-frames

Build Shapes

Counting Collections

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Jada has 5 connecting cubes.

Han gives Jada 2 more connecting cubes.

How many connecting cubes does Jada have now?