A lot of math educating is definitely language educating as nicely. There are fairly just a few math vocabulary phrases children should perceive with a view to study math ideas. It’s like a complete different language! That’s the place these free printable math vocabulary lists and playing cards come in useful.

There are two lists: one for grades Okay-3 and one for grades 4-6. Every set of phrases is organized by idea strand after which alphabetized for straightforward use. There might be some overlap and chances are you’ll discover, relying in your class, that you’ll use phrases from each lists.

The printable playing cards are nice for making a phrase wall and for a wide range of studying actions. As you introduce an idea, think about including every new vocabulary phrase to the phrase wall. In reality, some academics like so as to add footage or examples to the phrase wall. You would do that or invite college students to take turns serving to to “handle” and “improve” the phrase wall. Then use the playing cards for a number of the actions under to interact and excite college students about studying the “language of math.”

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Math Vocabulary for Grades Okay-3

Math Vocabulary for Grades 4-6

Actions Utilizing Math Phrase Lists and Playing cards

## Math Vocabulary for Grades Okay-3

### Numbers and Operations

add, addition, addend, all, quantity

classify, column, mix, evaluate, compute, rely

distinction, digit, division, double

every, equal, equal, estimate, precise, expanded, further info

truth, issue, fewer, first (second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth)

larger than, group

hundred

determine, improve, as an alternative

least, left over, much less

many, match, center, minuend, minus, lacking, mannequin, extra, multiplication, multiply

quantity, quantity line, numeral

operations

place worth (ones, tens, a whole lot, hundreds), plus, product

regroup, associated information, Roman numerals, rounding

identical, signal, skip-count, resolve, subtract, subtraction, sum

complete

entire

### Geometry and Spatial Relations

alike, angle, space, attribute blocks

field

heart, circle, closed, cone, congruent, join, assemble, nook, corresponding, dice, curve, curved, cylinder

edge, finish level

face, determine, flat, flip

geometry

hexagon, horizontal

inside

on, open, exterior

parallelogram, pentagon, level

rectangle, root, rotate, spherical, ruler

identical form, identical dimension, section, aspect, dimension, stable, sphere, sq., stairs, straight, symmetry (line of symmetry)

tessellation, tile, tilt, triangle, tube, flip

vertical

entire, width

### Measurement

aside, space

capability, Celsius, centimeter (cm), cubic unit

decimeter (dm), diploma, dimension, distance, dozen

empty

Fahrenheit, toes, foot

gallon (gal), gram (g)

top

inch

kilogram (kg), kiloliter (kl), kilometer (km)

size, linear unit, liter (l)

measure, measurement, meter (m), meter stick, metric unit, mile, milligram (mg), milliliter (ml), millimeter (mm)

ounce (oz)

perimeter, pint, pound

quart

rectangular, ruler

scale

tablespoon, teaspoon, temperature, thermometer

quantity

weight, width

yard, yardstick

### Time

after, afternoon, a.m., analog

earlier than, birthday, breakfast

calendar, clock (lengthy hand, quick hand)

every day, date, days, days of the week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday), digital

early, night

half hour, hour

late

noon, minute, minutes, month, months (January, February, March, April, Could, June, July, August, September, October, November, December), morning

night time, midday

p.m.

quarter hour

season, seasons, second, seconds

time, at this time, tomorrow, tonight

watch, week

yr, yesterday

### Cash

purchase

cent, change, price

dime, greenback

half-dollar

cash

nickel

pay, penny

quarter

save, promote, spend

### Knowledge Evaluation

common

bar graph

knowledge

grid

image graph

## Math Vocabulary for Grades 4-6

### Numbers and Operations

precise, adjoining, different, roughly, array, associative property, a minimum of, at most

calculate, cardinal, widespread a number of, composite quantity

decimal, decimal level, decide, distributive property, dividend, divisor

extrapolate

issue

geometric sample

if … then, infinite set, inadequate info

magic sq., member, a number of, multiplication, multiplier

pure quantity, pure order

place worth, prime, prime factorization, drawback, product, property, proportion

quotient

ratio, the rest, repeating decimal, rule

rating, assertion

terminate, occasions

worth

### Geometry

altitude, angle (acute, obtuse, proper), arc, axis

base

circle (heart, diameter, radius, semicircle), compass, building, coordinates

diagonal, diagram

hemisphere

picture, intersect

line, line of symmetry, line section

parallel, perimeter, perpendicular, pi, airplane, polygon, inhabitants density, prism (sq., triangular), pyramid (sq., triangular)

quadrilateral (kite, rhombus, parallelogram)

radius, ray, reallotment, reflections, rotations (half-turn, quarter-turn)

scale drawing, semicircle, related, floor space, symmetrical, symmetry

translation, trapezoid, triangle (equilateral, proper, isosceles, scalene)

vertex, view (entrance, aspect, prime)

### Measurement

capability

decade

estimate

gallon (gal), graduated, gross

ounce (oz)

perimeter, protractor

quart

scale, sq. foot, sq. inch, sq. meter, sq. mile

ton

### Time

century

Earth rotation (day), Earth orbit (yr)

month (moon)

seasons

yearly

### Cash

money, foreign money

deposit

withdraw, withdrawal

### Knowledge Evaluation

broken-line graph

descriptive statistics

equally probably occasions

issue tree, frequency

generalization

histogram

inference, interpolate, interpret

line graph, line plot

imply, median, halfway, mode

ordered pair, consequence

likelihood

quadrant

random vary, ratio

pattern, scale drawing, easy occasion, statistics

## Actions Utilizing the Math Phrase Record and Playing cards

### What Is It?

Give every pupil a white board or a chunk of paper and one thing to jot down with. As you introduce a phrase, for instance “sq.,” maintain up the vocabulary card and ask, “What is that this? Are you able to draw it or write an instance?” You should use nearly any phrases, equivalent to addition equation, two-digit quantity, quadrilateral, sum, and so forth.

Some phrases would possibly require extra phrases, numbers, and/or drawings. Make certain college students perceive by doing a few examples. After you ask the query and present the phrase card, take a stroll round to take a look at and have college students share their responses.

### Math Phrase Focus

Utilizing index playing cards, write a vocabulary phrase on one and on one other an instance or image. On the again of every pair, write the identical quantity. Make a minimum of 10 pairs relying on the idea you’re engaged on.

Combine the playing cards up and put them face down on a desk or ground with a dividing line between phrases on one aspect and examples on the opposite (a chunk of yarn works nicely right here). Have college students take turns flipping two playing cards over looking for a match of phrase card and instance card. You may play as people or groups.

It’s plenty of enjoyable and an amazing studying expertise to have college students make their very own card units to share with the category.

### Math Clue Playing cards

Utilizing the playing cards created for Focus (see above), select a phrase card and describe or give clues to the focused phrase. For instance, for the phrase “sq.,” you would possibly say, “It has 4 sides, all 4 sides are straight, all 4 sides are of equal size.” Reveal this just a few occasions, after which let college students take turns selecting playing cards and supplying clues.

### Can You Use It in a Sentence?

Utilizing the Focus playing cards once more, put the playing cards in a stack, face down. Have a pupil flip excessive card and use the phrase in a sentence that demonstrates understanding. For instance, let’s say a pupil picks the phrase “Add.” An appropriate sentence that exhibits understanding could possibly be, “After I add 2 + 2, I get a sum of 4.” An unacceptable reply, one which doesn’t present understanding, can be, “I like so as to add.” Give these as examples so everybody understands the standards for a great reply.

You may play this as a category, small group, or companions.

### Math Phrase Bingo

Put together bingo playing cards or sheets with the mathematics vocabulary phrases you need college students to observe. For youthful college students, a bingo card with eight areas is an effective begin. For older college students, the cardboard can have as much as 25 areas (with a “Free Area” within the heart).

There are just a few methods to play. You would begin by having a helper pupil choose a card from a pile and skim it out loud. Gamers mark that sq. with no matter token you’d like to make use of. As soon as they’ve a row or column stuffed in, they name out, “Math Bingo!”

One other solution to play is to name out a definition or instance and have gamers hunt for the mathematics vocabulary phrase that matches the instance. You would additionally reverse that by making ready playing cards with examples and having helpers name out the vocabulary phrases. There are many methods to have enjoyable with this recreation!

## Get Your Free Math Vocabulary Phrase Printables

Print copies of the thesaurus and playing cards to maintain readily available for phrase partitions, educating examples, and for video games and actions like those described above.