Need Year 5 Math Vocabulary Printables? You’re in the right place. Increase Student Math Vocabulary with our Printables, Posters, Online Games & Distance Learning Resources.
By the time students have reached Year 5 the number of Math words they have seen, heard and used is in the thousands. If students don’t understand these math words their levels of mathematical achievement can be severely impacted. But with our Math Vocabulary Resources, we’ve got you covered!
A quick 5 minute brainstorm of math words and the meaning saves a whole world of confusion and helps kids feel knowledgable and more confident about maths BEFORE they’ve even solved a math problem!
So learning math words is a ‘MUST’ in all my math lessons!
But don’t just take my word for it. Did you know that there’s a ton of research to support the importance of good math vocabulary and achievement levels?
Yep! Researchers have found that spending time on building math vocabulary will have a huge impact on student achievement.
Studies by Swan & Dunstan; Hirsh & Nation found:
- 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 is a winner!
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Year 5 Math Vocabulary Printables
To help you build Math vocabulary with your students we created resources. from EYFS – Year 6. You will find:
- Printable Math Vocabulary Word Searches
- Math Vocabulary Posters
- PowerPoint Math Vocabulary Packs for use with Interactive Whiteboards, Ipads and Distance Learning Platforms
- Online Math Words Word searches
As well as building a bank of words the activities can be used to facilitate “Number Talks” or “Math Chats” about each mathematical concept.
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Year 5 Number & Algebra Math Vocabulary Word Search Printables
Click the images to download each Number & Algebra Math Words Word Search & Answers Printables.
Year 5 Measurement & Geometry Math Vocabulary Word Search Printables
Click the images to download each Measurement & Geometry Math Words Word Search & Answers Printables.
Year 5 Statistics & Probability Math Vocabulary Word Search Printables
Click the images to download each Statistics & Probability Math Words Word Search & Answers Printables.
Year 5 Google Slides For Distance Learning
Click the images to download each PowerPowerpoint to use on Google Slides, Interactive Whiteboards , Ipads & for Distance Learning.
Year 5 Math Vocabulary Posters
Click the images to download the Classroom Poster Packs to go with these activities. They are a low ink version for you to print onto colour card of your choice. We have a BOHO colour theme set too on our Boho Classroom Decor Page.