3rd GRADE MATH ACHIEVEMENT TEST VOCABULARY
The following are words, phrases related to the 3rd Grade Math Achievement Test. They are organized according to each standard. Familiarizing the students with these words will be beneficial to them. It is by no means all-inclusive. We will continue to add to them as we become more familiar with the test, its format and content.
Number, Number Sense and Operations:
Bean bag (bean bag toss)
Compare and order - <, >, =, ≤, ≥
In order (smallest to largest)
Money, coin and paper bills
Reasonable estimate for sum of ..
Set of fractions
Show how you found your answer using pictures, words, or numbers.
Structure of base ten
Length – miles, kilometers etc.
Temperature – Fahrenheit/Celsius
Time – nearest minute
Use your centimeter ruler to measure the length of each side of the triangle etc.
Volume, capacity – gallons etc.
Weight – ounces, grams, pounds, kilograms etc.
Describe the rule for the pattern.
Input-output boxes (table)
Rule for the input-output box
Total # of___
Which number makes the number sentence true?
Write the missing numbers to continue the pattern.
Data Analysis and Probability:
Graph – bar, picture, line, line plot, timeline
How many more..
Icon/symbol equals a certain number on the picture graph
Make a picture graph.
Mode of the data
One possible way..
Use the data in the chart to..
Geometry and Spatial Sense:
Angle(s)- acute, right, obtuse, straight
Complete the table
Greater than a right angle, less than
Identify and draw a right, acute, obtuse, angle etc.
Lines of symmetry
Locations in coordinates
Number of sides, angles
Complete the table, chart etc.