These introductory word problems for addition are perfect for first grade or second grade applied math.
We have to start somewhere, and these addition word problem worksheets are the easiest introduction to using stories to describe math problems. These are perfect for first grade or second grade students who have a basic understanding of addition facts and are looking to apply that knowledge to real-world situations.
Each group of worksheets has four variations with different problems, along with answer keys. As you move through the sets of worksheets the addition problems will get slightly more challenging, although the basic word problems mechanics will remain the same.