Maths » Maths Vocabulary by Standard

Introduction of Maths Vocabulary by Standard

 

Junior Infants

 

 

Something and Something makes…

Big / Small, Bigger / Smaller

Long / Short, Longer / Shorter.

More than / Less than / Same as.

First / Last

Over / Under, Up / Down, On, Beside, In.

Shape. Square, Circle, Triangle, Rectangle.

Roll / Do not roll.

Fit / Do not fit.

Round/Not Round

Tall/Short.

Wide/Narrow.

Wider than.

Heavy / Light, Heavier / Lighter, Balance, Weigh.

Full / Nearly full/ Empty

Holds more / Holds less / Holds as much as

Morning / Evening, Night/Day, Lunchtime, Bedtime, Early/Late.

Days of the Week, Schooldays, Weekends

Buy / Sell, Spend, coins, cent. 

How much?

Enough / More / As many as / Less

Senior Infants

As Junior Infants plus:

 

Ordinal number – First, Second, Third, Last.

Above / Below,

Near / Far, Right / Left.

Cube, Cuboid, Sphere, Cylinder.

Edge, Corner, Face, Straight, Curved,

Round, Flat, Side.

As long as / As wide as

Longest / Shortest

Yesterday / Today / Tomorrow

Seasons

Soon / Not yet

Birthday.

Cost, Price, Cheap / Expensive, Change

Too much / Too little.

Tall / Taller / Tallest.

Small / Smaller / Smallest.

Wide / Wider / Widest.

Narrow / Narrower / Narrowest.

Long / Longer / Longest.

Short / Shorter / Shortest.

Heavy / Heavier / Heaviest.

Light / Lighter / Lightest.

oclock

Pictogram

Sets.

First Class

As Senior Infants plus:

 

 

Ordinal Numbers: Fourth - Tenth

Between, On top of, Underneath, Around, Through, Left, Right.

Semi-circle.

Half.

Length, Width, Height,

Measure, Nearly a metre, A bit more than / A bit less than a Metre.

Balance.

Pour,  Fill.

Holds more / less or same amount as.

Reading day, date and month using a calendar.

Hour, Half Hour/ Half past.

Metre, Litre, Kilogram.

Graph.

Hand-spans.

Tens, Units, Bundles of Ten.

Odd/ Even.

Estimate.

Most/ Least / About the Same.

Second Class

As 1st Class plus:

 

 

Quarter

Cone, Oval.

Centimetre.

Euro.

Symmetry.

Area.

Digital clock

Time / Quarter past / Quarter to

Greater than / Less than

Block graph.

Corners.

Third Class

As 2nd Class plus:

 

 

Regular shapes / Irregular shapes. Triangular Prism, Hexagon, Pyramid. Sides, Angles.

Parallel / Non-Parallel Lines.

Fraction.

Decimal.

Tessellate.

Nets.

Vertical lines / Horizontal lines

Clockwise and Anti-clockwise.

Grammes, Millilitres

Possible / Impossible, Might, Certain,

Not Sure.

Roll, Toss, Spin, Chance, Random.

Likely / Very Likely / Unlikely.

Eighths / Tenths.

Minute.

Equivalent.

Bar chart.

Fourth Class

As 3rd Class plus:

 

 

Thousand.

Calculator.

Equilateral / Isosceles / Scalene Triangles

Parallelogram / Rhombus / Pentagon / Octagon.

Regular / Irregular.

Diagonal, Oblique, Perpendicular Lines.

Acute / Obtuse Angles / Right Angles. Perimeter.

Square Metres, Square Centimetres.

Kilometre.

Thirds, Sixths, Ninths, Twelfths, Fifths, Sevenths, Hundredths.

Likely / Unlikely, Never, Definitely.

Pattern.

Past / Present / Future.

Bar Line Graph. Pie Chart.

Tally, Survey, Scale.

Vertical / Horizontal Bar Charts

Rounding.

Fifth Class

As 4th Class plus:

 

 

Thousandths.

Prime / Composite Numbers.

Triangular, Square, Rectangular Numbers.

Factors , Multiples

Positive / Negative Numbers.

Mixed Number / Improper Fraction.

Percentage.

Equations.

Average.

Quadrilaterals.

Tangrams.

Analogue Clock.

Diameter, Radius, Chord, Tangent, Circumference, Arc, Sector. Tetrahedron.

Vertices.

Reflex Angle, Degrees, Protractor.

Millimetres.

Pie Chart, Multiple Bar Chart, Interpret, Represent.

Statistics.

Likelihood.

Rotation.

Increase / Decrease.

Sixth Class

As 5th Class plus:

 

 

Square Roots.

Quotients.

Octahedron.

Scale.

Ares / Hectares.

Trend graph.

Profit / Loss.

VAT.

Discount.

 

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