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Kindergarten Math Vocabulary

Kindergarten Math Lists
Counting & Cardinality 5 lists
Algebraic Thinking 1 list
Base Ten Operations 2 lists
Measurement & Data 3 lists
Geometry 2 lists


Kindergarten Counting & Cardinality
Comparison - List 1 of 1
Counting - List 1 of 1
Grouping - List 1 of 1
Money - List 1 of 1
Sequence - List 1 of 1
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Kindergarten Algebraic Thinking
Operations & Algebraic Thinking - List 1 of 1
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Kindergarten Base Ten Operations
Number & Operations in Base Ten - List 1 of 2
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Kindergarten Measurement & Data
Measurement & Data - List 1 of 3
Measurement & Data - List 2 of 3
Measurement & Data - List 3 of 3
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Kindergarten Geometry
Geometry - List 1 of 2
Geometry - List 2 of 2
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Math Vocabulary Lists
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Kindergarten Math Words
1st Grade Math Words
2nd Grade Math Words
3rd Grade Math Words
4th Grade Math Words
5th Grade Math Words
6th Grade Math Words
7th Grade Math Words
8th Grade Math Words
High School Math Words

VocabularySpellingCity provides these kindergarten math word lists so teachers and parents can supplement the kindergarten math curriculum with interactive educational vocabulary games. The games and lists are ready-to-use: just select any math area and word list and then pick one of the 25 learning activities. The material was specifically written for use in a kindergarten math class.

The math vocabulary lists are based on the Common Core Kindergarten Math Standards. VocabularySpellingCity has selected these kindergarten math words as they that apply to the key math concepts. Kindergarteners can use this academic vocabulary at school or at home. Teachers can import the lists into their account and then edit or extend the lists for their own purposes.

Common Core State Overview for Kindergarten Math

Counting & Cardinality
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  • Know number names and the count sequence.
  • Count to tell the number of objects.
  • Compare numbers.
Algebraic Thinking
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  • Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.
Number & Operations in Base 10
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  • Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.
Measurement & Data
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  • Describe and compare measurable attributes
  • Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category
Geometry
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  • Identify and describe shapes.
  • Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes.
Source: www.corestandards.org
Kindergarten Counting & Cardinality
Comparison - List 1 of 1
Counting - List 1 of 1
Grouping - List 1 of 1
Money - List 1 of 1
Sequence - List 1 of 1
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Kindergarten Algebraic Thinking
Operations & Algebraic Thinking - List 1 of 1
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Kindergarten Base Ten Operations
Number & Operations in Base Ten - List 1 of 2
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Kindergarten Measurement & Data
Measurement & Data - List 1 of 3
Measurement & Data - List 2 of 3
Measurement & Data - List 3 of 3
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Kindergarten Geometry
Geometry - List 1 of 2
Geometry - List 2 of 2
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Click for more information on Math Vocabulary and the Common Core Standards in general. For information pertaining to kindergarten in particular, please refer to the chart above. To preview the definitions, select a list and use the Flash Cards. For help on using the site, watch one of our short videos on how to use the site.

As educators will agree, kindergarten math vocabulary and spelling words are a useful foundation to understanding math concepts. These lists give children the building blocks of kindergarten math vocabulary that help them discuss and understand mathematical principles.

Vocabulary and SpellingCity has taken kindergarten number words that apply to key math concepts and incorporated appropriate kindergarten math definitions combined with meaningful example sentences to enable young learners to gain a comprehensive understanding of basic mathematics. Whether using the games for drill and practice or the tests to assess understanding, these themed lists give kindergartners everywhere an opportunity to learn while having lots of fun!


Kindergarten Math Vocabulary
Words at a Glance:

Counting & Cardinality

Comparison: big, equal, more, between, less, before, after, opposite, small, compare

Counting: hundred, count forward, even, number, odd, numeral, quantity, small, big

Grouping: pair, table, add, equal, ten, one, count forward, tally, group

Money: coin, money, cent, penny, dime, quarter, count, dollar, nickel

Sequence: fourth, fourth, number line, sequence, order, tens, ones, even numbers, odd numbers

Algebraic Thinking

Operations & Algebraic Thinking: different, alike, input, output, sort, outside, object, match, size, similar

Base Ten Operations

Number & Operations in Base Ten: minus, value, behind, sum, above, difference, add, compare, zero, below, subtract, under, ones, tens, beside, between, addition, sort

Measurement & Data

Measurement & Data: measure, long, estimate, longest, shorter, small, size, big, short, biggest, today, time, minute, calendar, hour, second, yesterday, morning, afternoon, date, minute hand, first, second hand, hour hand, clock, year, equal parts, month, day, week

Geometry

Geometry: square, shapes, pattern, triangle, rectangle, cylinder, halves, cone, in front of, cube, inside, middle, sphere, corner, curves, slide, right, graph, circle, left


 
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