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Mathematics Word Wall
A set of Mathematics related vocabulary to immerse students in mathematical terms.
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, count forwards, count backwards, number before, number after, more than, less than, zero, ones, groups of ten, tens, is the same as, coins, notes
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Mathematics 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 | count forwards | count backwards |
number before | number after | more than |
less than | zero | ones |
groups of ten | tens | is the same as |
coins | notes |
NSW Curriculum alignment
- MA3-4NA
WholeNumbers - orders, reads and represents integers of any size and describes properties of whole numbers
- MA2-9MG
Length - measures, records, compares and estimates lengths, distances and perimeters in metres, centimetres and millimetres, and measures, compares and records temperatures
- MA2-10MG
Area - measures, records, compares and estimates areas using square centimetres and square metres
- MA2-11MG
VolumeandCapacity - measures, records, compares and estimates volumes and capacities using litres, millilitres and cubic centimetres
- MA2-12MG
Mass - measures, records, compares and estimates the masses of objects using kilograms and grams
Victorian Curriculum alignment
- VCMNA181
Identify and describe factors and multiples of whole numbers and use them to solve problems
- VCMMG195
Choose appropriate units of measurement for length, area, volume, capacity and mass
- VCMMG196
Calculate the perimeter and area of rectangles and the volume and capacity of prisms using familiar metric units
Australian Curriculum alignment
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These mathematics word wall cards would be great with the addition of a symbol to assist early readers eg – minus/takeaway + add/plus etc
Tricia Holt ยท Jul 22nd, 2019
Hi Tricia,
All of our Word Walls are editable and give you the option of adding additional cards if you need. Just hit the Customise button above and scroll to the bottom to add your own content.
If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Kristian ยท Jul 23rd, 2019
Could you please have matching diagrams.
Raz Prasad ยท Aug 24th, 2017