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Year 3 Math Vocabulary Printables

Looking For Year 3 Math Vocabulary Printables? You’re in the Right Place! Math Activities To Inspire Your Students & Build Math Vocabulary!

Teaching your students math words is a really important part of any math lesson, and there’s research to prove it!  In this post we’ll share the research with you an a ton of Math Vocabulary Resources, to get you started! 

Yep! Researchers have found that students who had spent time on building their math vocabulary achieved higher results in state testing and had deeper understanding of mathematical concepts. 

Studies by several researches, including, Swan & Dunstan; Hirsh & Nation found that:

  • vocabulary is connected with reading comprehension and is predictor of students’ comprehension
  • Students need to know 90-95% of the words in a text before they can comprehend that text
  • Vocabulary need to be explicitly taught first
  • Students from low socio economic areas need greater support
  • Teaching math vocabulary can help raise student achievement levels
  • Students with high vocabularies are better at mathematical reasoning

So it’s pretty clear that including math vocabulary activities in math lessons is a MUST!

Related Posts : Year 3 Online Math Vocabulary Games 

Year 3 Math Vocabulary Printables

So we’ve put together some math vocabulary resources to use with your Year 3 student, including:

  • Printable Math Vocabulary Word Searches
  • Classroom Posters
  • PowerPoints for Google Slides, Interactive Whiteboards & Distance Learning
  • Online Math Words Games

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Year 3 Number & Algebra Math Vocabulary Word Search Printables

Click the images to download each Number & Algebra Math Words Word Search & Answers Printable.

Number & Algebra Math Words List 1: odd numbers, even numbers, count, number, skip count, forwards, backwards, amount, represent, numeral, digit, order, greater than, less than, equal to.
Number & Algebra Math Words List 2: estimate, ten thousand, expanded, thousands, hundreds, tens, ones, number expander, largest number, smallest number, adjust, compensate, approximate, basic facts, calculate, every other, regroup, trading, rename, partitioning.
Number & Algebra Math Words List 3: calculations, count in hundreds, calculated, difference, calculator, rounding, dozen, triple, rearrange parts, jump strategy, thousand's place, splitting, bridging decades, compensation, three digit number, four digit number, expanded form.
Number & Algebra Math Words List 4: addition, subtraction, number sentence, equivalent, equal, fact family, commutative property, multiplication, division, grid, product, multiplier, groups of, sets of, factor, trading, renaming, regrouping.
Number & Algebra Math Words List 5: create, growing pattern, repeating pattern, copy, continue, describe, rule, fraction, half, halves, quarter, quarters, fourths, whole, equal parts, share, divide, one tenth, one third, three thirds, two thirds, unit fractions, eighth, sixth, tenth, twelfth, numerator, denominator.

Year 3 Measurement & Geometry Math Vocabulary Word Search Printables

Click the images to download each Measurement & Geometry Math Words Word Search & Answers Printable.

Measurement & Geometry Math Words List 1: centimetres, metres, grams, kilograms, litres, millimetres, shortest, longest, scale, length, mass, capacity, approximately, century, decade, distance, apart, between, distance to, distance from.
Measurement & Geometry Math Words List 2: earliest latest, time to minute, analogue clock, digital clock, seconds, minutes, hours, noon, midday, midnight, quarter past, quarter to.
Measurement & Geometry Math Words List 3: angle, closed, open, cylindrical, hemi sphere, hexagonal, kite, layer, model, octagonal, parallel, parallelogram, pentagonal, polyhedron, right angled, semi circle, square based, tessellate, tile, tangram.
Measurement & Geometry Math Words List 4: triangular based, base, apex, edges, faces, corners, vertices, prism, pyramid, cone, cylinder, cube, sphere, front view, net, model, view point, top view, three dimensional, symmetrical, line of symmetry, asymmetrical, plane of symmetry, reflection, transparent mirror.
Measurement & Geometry Math Words List 5: coordinates, north, south, east, west, floor plan, ascend, descend, column, row, cell, compass points, grid paper, grid reference, horizontal, vertical, original, point, move, map, position, pathway.
Measurement & Geometry Math Words List 6: angle, measures of turn, right angle, acute a gle, obtuse angle, straight angle, degrees, rotation, arms, straight angle, rotation, full turn.

Year 3 Statistics & Probability Math Vocabulary Word Search Printables

Click the images to download each Statistics & Probability Math Words Word Search & Answers Printable.

Statistics & Probability Math Words List 1: drawing, tossing, flip, flipped, heads, tails, spins, spinner, times, coin toss, dice, trials, chance, outcome, experiment, repeat, variation, identifying.
Statistics & Probability Math Words List 2: likelihood, probably, improbable, very likely, likely, unlikely, equally likely, possible, impossible, even chance, popular, most popular, least popular, probable, improbable, fair, certain.
Statistics & Probability Math Words List 3: questions, responses, investigations, variable, favourite, data, collect, record, organise, represent, transfer data, topics, survey, none, categories.
Statistics & Probability Math Words List 4: lists, tables, graph, charts, data collection, diagram, frequency, interpret, categories, explain, compare, type.
Statistics & Probability Math Words List 5: picture graphs, column graphs, two way tables, tallies, tally mark, axes, axis, bar chart, bar graph, Carroll diagram, column graphs, pie chart, pie graph, venn diagram.

Year 3 Google Slides For Distance Learning

Click the images to download each Number & Algebra Math Words Word Search & Answers Printable.

Year 3 Math Vocabulary Posters

Math Vocabulary ONLINE Games

For ONLINE Interactive Word Search Games Click the images below…

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