Elementary Academic Words

Words for students from kindergarten to grade 8, each grade has 4 lists: art, math, science, and social. They are essential vocabulary for elementary academic classes.

Grade 3: Online Card - Math
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associative property
a property of some binary operations
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calculator
a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
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Celsius
of or relating to a temperature scale that registers the freezing point of water
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circle graph
a type of graph in which a circle is divided into sectors that each represent a proportion of the whole
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combination
blend; union; the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order
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commutative property
a binary operation is commutative if changing the order of the operands does not change the result
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coordinate
bring order and organization to; harmonize
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cup
a small open container, usually with a flat bottom and a handle; a US unit of liquid measure equal to 8 fluid ounces; the symbol denoting union and similar operations
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divide
sever into two or more parts or pieces; separate into parts; cause to be separate
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division
act or process of diving anything into parts; state of being divided; separation
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gallon
United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
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geometric pattern
a pattern that has repeating shapes such as circles, lines, triangles, ellipses, rectangles, and polygons
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gram
a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
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kilogram
one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass
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kilometer
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
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line
thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface; border or boundary
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liter
a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions
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mile
a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
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mixed number
a number consisting of an integer and a proper fraction
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multiplication
the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
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multiply
proliferate; increase; combine by multiplication
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numeric pattern
a list of numbers that follow a certain sequence or pattern
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order of operations
a rule used to clarify which procedures should be performed first in a given mathematical expression
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ounce
unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound
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permutation
act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group
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pint
United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart; United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches
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plane
flat or level surface; level of development, existence, or achievement
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point
a linear unit used to measure the size of type; approximately 1/72 inch; a geometric element that has position but no extension; a punctuation mark placed at the end of sentence to indicate a full stop
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pound
unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
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product
a quantity obtained by multiplication; the set of elements common to two or more sets
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properties
something owned; possession; characteristic trait or peculiarity, especially one serving to define or describe its possessor
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quart
United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon; United States dry unit equal to 2 pints or 67.2 cubic inches
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quotient
the ratio of two quantities to be divided; the number obtained by division
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thousand
denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units