6th GRADE MATH ACHIEVEMENT TEST

VOCABULARY

 

The following are words, phrases related to the 6th 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:

Algorithms

Associative, Distributive, Commutative Properties

Common Decimals

Compare, Order and Convert: <, >, =, <,  >

Composite Numbers

Computations

Compute

Cubed

Decimals

Equation

Equivalent Numbers

Estimate

Exponents

Expression

Factors

Forms

Fraction Models

Fractions

Greatest common factor

In order (coldest to warmest, greatest to least, largest to smallest, least to greatest, etc.)

Ingredients

Integers

Least Common Multiple

Model(s)

Money, coin, paper bills

Number Blocks

Number Line

Number Sentence

Number Systems

Operation

Order of Operations

Percent(s)

Per cent markdown

Perfect Square Roots

Place Value

Prime Factorization

Proportion

Proportional Reasoning

Quotient

Ratio

Rational Numbers

Recipe

Recorded

Replace

Represent

Rotate

Round

Simplify

Squared

Sum

Temperatures

 

Measurement:

Appropriate Units of Measure (angles, degrees)

Area

Box

Circle

Circumference

Convert

Conversions: inches-feet, kilograms-grams, quarts-gallons

Coordinate Plane

Cubes

Cubic Units

Cylinder(s)

Degrees

Diameter

Dimensions

Expressions

Faces

Formulas

Gallons

Grid

Height

Interim

Length

Linear Units

Measurement

Meters

Metric Units

Minutes, hours

Ounces

Parallelograms

Perimeter

Prism

Quadrilaterals

Rectangles

Rectangular Prisms

Revolutions (Tire)

Sectors

Square Meters

Square Units

Surface Area

Three-dimensional Objects

Tiles

Triangles

Vase

Volume

 

Patterns, Function, Algebra:

Additional

Algebraic Expressions

Annual Sale

Calculations

Calculators

Chores

Created

Data

Earn(ed)

Equation

Equivalent

Expression

Graph

Figure

Formulas

Functions

Inequalities

Models

Number Pattern

Pattern

Prediction(s)

Problem

Quantitative Change

Rate of Growth

Reasonable

Represents

Rule

Savings Account

Situation

Table

Unknown Quantities

Value

Variable(s)

 

Data Analysis and Probability:

Activity

Average Amount

Average Time

Bar Graph

Chance

Circle Graphs

Coin (heads, tails)

Construct

Data

Double Bar Graph

Experimental, Theoretical Results

Flipped

Frequency Tables

Graph

Histogram

Interpret

Intervals

Likelihood

Line Graphs

Mean

Median

Mode

Most

Most Common

Numbered Cube

Outcomes

Outliers

Possible

Predict(s)

Predictions

Probability

Range (Spread)

Rate (Ratings)

Ratio

Represents

Rolled

Simple Experiment

Spinner (spin)

Statistical Data

Table

Test (verb)

Title

 

Geometry and Spatial Sense:

Altitude

Angles: Acute, Equilateral, Isosceles, Obtuse, Right, Scalene

Approximation

Blocks

Circle

Circular Table

Circumference

Congruence

Congruent Figures

Coordinate Grid

Coordinate System

Cubes

Degrees

Diagonal

Diameter

Dilations

Drawing

Exterior Angles

Face

Figure(s)

Grid

Interior Angles

Intersecting

Line

“Net”- Two Dimensional

Net of a Shape

Ordered Pair

Orientations

Parallel

Perpendicular

Planes

Proportions

Quadrilaterals

Radius

Ray(s)

Reasonable Approximation

Rectangle

Rectangular Prism

Reflections

Rotation(s)

Scale Drawing

Scale Factor

Segment

Shape

Skew

Sum

Symmetry

Three-Dimensional Shape (Object)

Translations

Triangle(s)

Two-Dimensional Shapes

Vertex

View

X-Y Values

 

Verbs/Processes:

Calculate

Create

Determine

Draw

Explain

Explain Your Answer

Justify

Indicate

Label

Represent

Respond

Show Your Work

Simplify

Use Pictures, Numbers, or Words….completely

Write