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Mathematics Vocabulary Posters

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5 pages (PDF)|This resource is suitable for 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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  • 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.

    Comment by Rozanne Williams on January 19, 2019 at 10:46 am

    • Kristian 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:


      Official comment by Kristian on January 22, 2019 at 11:40 am

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Resource Updates

  • Individual posters are attached to combined poster as a PDF

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

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