This worksheet has 3 multiplication word problems. Some of the problems have information included in the story that is not necessary to solve the problem. Students must decide what information they need to solve the problem, and then use the chart to show their work. Students work through four steps (MESS): M- model, draw a picture or a diagram. E- equation, write the equation or equations needed to solve the problem, S- solve the equations, S- sentence, write a complete sentence to explain the answer to the problem.