Pick a word problem to model. Watch the example as many times as you need to. 1) Tap the and take a of your rods and word problem strip. 2) Tap the tool and type or draw the rods values and the solution. 3) Tap and read the problem and explain your solution. 4) Tap the and be sure to turn it in to your journal. If you have time, add a to your journal creating your own word problem and showing the solution with rods or a tape diagram.