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.

Kindergarten: Word List - Math
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above  Read Word
at an earlier place; in or to a place that is higher
attribute  Read Word
essential quality; reputation; honor
behind  Read Word
having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; in or into an inferior position
below  Read Word
under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; inferior to in rank; unworthy of
beside  Read Word
at the side of; next to
calendar  Read Word
orderly arrangement as years, months, weeks, and days; a table showing months, weeks, and days
circle  Read Word
round; something shaped like such a ring; group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement
cube  Read Word
three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides; cubicle, used for work or study
data  Read Word
collection of facts, observations, or other information related to a particular question or problem
equal  Read Word
be identical or equivalent to
estimate  Read Word
judge to be probable; form an opinion about; evaluate
graph  Read Word
chart; a drawing illustrating the relations
heavier than  Read Word
be more weight
heavy  Read Word
Having relatively great weight
height  Read Word
the distance from head to foot; the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
join  Read Word
make contact or come together; become part of; become a member of a group or organization
left  Read Word
being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north
length  Read Word
a section of something that is long and narrow
less than  Read Word
not as much as
light  Read Word
brightness; something that admits illumination; source of fire; particular aspect of a situation
lighter than  Read Word
more bright
long  Read Word
of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified
longer than  Read Word
more space in distance
model  Read Word
a representative form or pattern
more than  Read Word
a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
number  Read Word
the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
numeral  Read Word
of or relating to or denoting numbers; a symbol used to represent a number
ordinal number  Read Word
the number designating place in an ordered sequence
part  Read Word
a portion of a natural object
pattern  Read Word
a model considered worthy of imitation; a perceptual structure
problem  Read Word
a source of difficulty; a question raised for consideration or solution
puzzle  Read Word
difficult question or problem
rectangle  Read Word
a parallelogram with four right angles
right  Read Word
anything in accord with principles of justice; opposite side of left
seasons  Read Word
natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
separate  Read Word
set or keep apart; disunite; divide; disconnect
set  Read Word
a unit of play in tennis or squash; a group of items
shape  Read Word
the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
share  Read Word
have in common
short  Read Word
not long; unwilling to endure; inadequate or insufficient; most direct; lasting a brief time
shorter than  Read Word
not as long as
solve  Read Word
find the solution or understand the meaning of
sphere  Read Word
ball; globe; a particular aspect of life or activity
tall  Read Word
too improbable to admit of belief ;lofty in style
taller than  Read Word
more high
triangle  Read Word
a three-sided polygon
under  Read Word
below some quantity or limit
week  Read Word
any period of seven consecutive days
weight  Read Word
an oppressive feeling of heavy force
whole  Read Word
including all components without exception
width  Read Word
measurement of the extent of something from side to side
year  Read Word
a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days