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Mathematics Word Wall with Diagrams

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22 pages (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: 5 - 7

A set of 60 Mathematics-related vocabulary words with accompanying diagrams to explain key mathematical terms across three strands.

The three strands of mathematics included in this word wall are:

  • Measurement and Geometry
  • Number and Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability.

Words include: circle, triangle, square, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, width, perimeter, area, length, volume, capacity, weight, sphere, cube, pyramid, grid, translation, reflection, rotation, angle, degree, factor, multiple, whole number, rounding, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, remainder, fraction, decimal, number line, numerator, denominator, place value, less than, greater than, probability, data, observation, column graph, bar graph, table, line graph, pie chart.

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Mathematics with Diagrams Vocabulary

circle triangle square
quadrilateral pentagon hexagon
heptagon octagon width
perimeter area length
volume capacity weight
sphere cube pyramid
grid translation reflection
rotation angle degree
factor multiple whole number
rounding multiplication division
addition subtraction remainder
fraction decimal number line
numerator denominator place value
less than greater than
probability data observation
column graph bar graph table
line graph pie chart
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Hi, great resource!

I’d love to see triangular, square, odd, even, composite and prime numbers.


Zenna Smith · Jul 15th, 2017

A great resource – but I too would like for a purple title card for statistics and probability to match the others.
Thanks so much

Sarah Singleton · Apr 17th, 2017

Love this resource – but I wonder, is there are heading page missing for Statistics/Probabilility/Data (with a purple background)? Similar to the yellow Measurement and Geometry and blue Number headings.

Gillian · Jan 14th, 2017

This is a great resource, clear and simple – fantastic!

Katrina Anderson · Feb 19th, 2015

Great resource. Would you be able to add (pictures not neccesary):
count forwards
count backwards
number before
number after
more than
less than
groups of ten
is the same as

Stephanie Nasato · Feb 18th, 2015

Hi Stephanie,

Thank you for your comment. Please feel free to edit and download our customisable version to add in any words that you need!


Kind regards,

· Feb 18th, 2015

Resource Updates

  • Fixed an issue where the text in some fonts overlapped the diagrams.

    Fix by Scott (Teach Starter) Jan 5th, 2017

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