Teaching Resource

Mathematics Vocabulary Posters

PDF | 5 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A teaching resource to help students identify the symbols and associated vocabulary for mathematical operations.

This teaching resource helps students learn the different vocabulary used for the four operations in Mathematics.

Display this educational poster in the classroom to help students decipher the operation required in word problems and as a constant reminder about the mathematical symbols and the different terms associated with them.

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Karen Quigley

Fantastic resource! Thank you 🙂

Karen Quigley · Mar 30th, 2020

Paul (Teach Starter)

Hi Karen,

Thank you for your feedback! We’re glad to hear you like the resource!

Paul (Teach Starter) · Mar 30th, 2020

Kellie Brown-Kenyon

Just wondering if you could add one in for = to go with this set, please!

Kellie Brown-Kenyon · Feb 16th, 2020

Stephanie (Teach Starter)

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Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Feb 17th, 2020

Rozanne Williams

Love this resource! Would really like one that is also suitable for upper primary, which would include words used in working out fractions, percentages, decimals, angles etc.

Rozanne Williams · Jan 19th, 2019


Hi Rozanne,
We have a large collection of word walls which you can adapt to suit the vocabulary you are using. The word walls are here:
You might also check this link for vocab better suited to your needs:

Kristian · Jan 22nd, 2019

Resource Updates

  • Individual posters are attached to combined poster as a PDF

    Addition by Royce (Teach Starter) May 9th, 2019

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