Monday, July 15, 2013

Kindergarten Math Vocabulary Word List and Definitions

Hi everyone,

Back to HomeI have blogged before about  Granite School District's super math vocabulary resources and they recently (5/17/13) updated their Kindergarten Math Vocabulary lists! 


Their Math Vocabulary lists are aligned to Common Core State Standards and have definitions.  Here is a sample:



English Kindergarten CCSS Vocabulary Word List
Revised 5/17/13

above      A preposition that indicates location of an object.
add         To combine; put together two or more quantities.
addend   Any number being added.
alike       Same size, quantity, or amount.
and        To combine; put together two or more quantities; plus.
attribute A characteristic of an object such as color, shape, size, etc.
behind    A preposition that indicates location of an object.
below     A preposition that indicates location of an object.
beside    A preposition that indicates location of an object.
between  A preposition that indicates location of an object.
bigger     Larger in size.
by           A preposition that indicates location of an object.
category  A collection of things sharing a common attribute.
circle      A figure with no sides and no vertices.
classify   To sort into categories or to arrange into groups by attribute.
compare   To decide if one number is greater than, less than, or equal to another number. Can also be used to tell how shapes are alike or different.
compose   To put together basic elements. (e.g., Numbers or geometric shapes.)
cone         A geometric solid with a circular base and curved surface.


That is not all they do!

Granite School District also made great word wall cards you can print out.  Each word has 3 cards:

  1. the word

  2. word and picture

  3. word, picture, definition












Click on over to this great website and start downloading your math vocabulary words today!

Click Here!

Happy Teaching,

 




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