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Geometry Word Wall Vocabulary
A geometry word wall to teach your students the associated vocabulary.
This word wall teaching resource contains the following words:
geometry, right angle, acute angle, obtuse angle, straight angle, vertical angles, complementary angles, supplementary angles, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, line segment, parallel line segments, perpendicular line segments, intersecting line segments, congruent segments, vertex, right-angled triangle, isosceles triangle, equilateral triangle, scalene triangle, acute triangle, obtuse triangle, pentagon, square, chord, radius, line, point, parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, quadrilateral, octagon, circle, trapezoid, ray, closed curve, hexagon, diameter, plane, segment, perimeter, area, volume, circumference, line of symmetry, prism, cube, cylinder, cone, rectangular prism, pyramid, sphere, triangular prism
Geometry Vocabulary
geometry | right angle | acute angle |
obtuse angle | straight angle | vertical angles |
complementary angles | supplementary angles | parallel lines |
perpendicular lines | line segment | parallel line segments |
perpendicular line segments | intersecting line segments | congruent segments |
vertex | right-angled triangle | isosceles triangle |
equilateral triangle | scalene triangle | acute triangle |
obtuse triangle | pentagon | square |
chord | radius | line |
point | parallelogram | rectangle |
rhombus | quadrilateral | octagon |
circle | trapezoid | trapezium |
ray | closed curve | hexagon |
diameter | plane | segment |
perimeter | area | volume |
circumference | line of symmetry | prism |
cube | cylinder | cone |
rectangular prism | pyramid | sphere |
triangular prism |
Common Core Curriculum alignment
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.4
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.6
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic...
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.1
Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.3
Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.C.3.B
A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.
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