4th GRADE MATH ACHIEVEMENT TEST VOCABULARY

 

The following are words, phrases related to the 4th 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:

At most

Bought

Calculator

Change

Clerk

Compare and order - <, >, =, ≤, ≥

Composite number

Decimals

Equivalent

Estimate

Exactly

Expression

Factor

Fraction

Fraction models

Greater than/ less than

How many

How much change

Hundred

Hundredths

In all

In order (smallest to largest/ least to greatest)

Increase/ decrease

Million

Model

Money, coin and paper bills

More reasonable

Multiple

Number blocks

Number sentence

Pennies

Place value

Price per

Prime number

Reasonable estimate for sum of...

Round

Shade/ Shaded

Set of fractions

Show how you found your answer using pictures, words, or numbers.

Sold

Statement

Structure of base ten

Sum

Ten tenths = one whole

Tenths

Thousand

Thousandths

Together

Total number

True

Variable n

Whole number

 

Measurement:

Area

Array

Block

Capacity

Centimeter ruler

Clock

Cup container

Cubic inch/ centimeter

Elapsed Time

Gallon container

Height

Length – miles, kilometers etc.

Liter

Measure (d)

Nearest minute

Object

Perimeter

Side(s)

Square inch/ centimeter

Stacked

Temperature – Fahrenheit/Celsius

Thermometer

Time – nearest minute

Triangle/ triangular

Unit of measure

Use your centimeter ruler to measure the length of each side of the triangle etc.

Volume, capacity – gallons, quart, cup etc.

Weigh

Weight – ounces, grams, pounds, kilograms etc.

Width

 

 

 

Patterns, Functions, Algebra:

Describe the rule for the pattern.

Input-output boxes (table)

Number sentence

Pattern

Represent

Rule for the input-output box

Rule for this pattern

Symbol

Table

Total # of___

Which number makes the number sentence true?

Write the missing numbers to continue the pattern.

 

Data Analysis and Probability:

Certain (certain-to-happen events)

Chart

Clumps of data

Complete the table

Construct

Data

Graph – bar, picture, line, line plot, timeline

Holes in data

How many more..

Icon/symbol equals a certain number on the picture graph

Impossible

Information

Least likely/ most likely

Likely/ unlikely

Line plot

Make a picture graph.

Median

Mode of the data

One possible way..

Possible combinations

Predict

Range

Set of data

Scale

Table

Tally marks

Use the data in the chart to..

Venn diagram

 

 

 

 

 

Geometry and Spatial Sense:

Angle(s)- acute, right, obtuse, straight

Complete the table

Congruent

Coordinates

Coordinate grid/ plane

Cube

Edge(s)

Face(s)

Figure(s)

Greater than a right angle, less than

Grid

Hexagon

Identify and draw a right, acute, obtuse, angle etc.

Line segment

Lines of symmetry

Locations in coordinates

Number of sides, angles

Pair of parallel line segments

Parallelogram

Perpendicular

Plane

Plot

Point

Quadrilaterals

Rectangle

Reflections (flips)

Rotations (turns)

Shapes

Side(s)

Similar/ different

Solid

Square

Symmetry- symmetrical

Three-dimensional shapes

Translations (slides)

Trapezoid

Triangle- equiangular, right, acute, obtuse, isosceles, equilateral, scalene

Triangular

Two-dimensional shapes

Vertex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Verbs/Processes:

Add

Chart

Choose

Complete the table, chart etc.

Construct

Create

Divide

Draw

Explain

Identify

Label

Multiply

Predict

Read

Show

Solve

Subtract

Support

Show

Use

Write

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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