Free teaching resource

Mathematics Vocabulary Posters

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 5 pages | Years: 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 :)

    • Paul (Teach Starter)

      Hi Karen, Thank you for your feedback! We're glad to hear you like the resource!

  • Kellie Brown-Kenyon

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

    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Hi there Kellie, thank you for your comment. So we can keep all of our suggestions and requests together, can you please submit a change request to this resource using the Changes & Updates tab above? This tab can be found near the comments section. Thanks again!

  • 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.

    • Kristian

      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: