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G5 Vocab Deck 1/2

Academic Vocabulary

accurate To be correct and without errors. Matthew rounded the number to the place of the underlined digit. 654,772 โ†’ 654,000 Is Matthew's work accurate? Show how you know.
approach A way of understanding or solving a problem What approach would you use to solve this multiplication problem? ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฅร—๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿช=
appropriate To be right for a given situation. What are appropriate tools for measuring the lengths of the sides and the angles of a trapezoid?
approximate To make a guess about the size or value of something. Choose an object in your classroom. Have a partner approximate its length in centimeters.
argument Reasons for why something is true or false. Gemma said, "The number 19,425 is greater than the number 19,430." Is Gemmaโ€™s statement true or false? Give a math argument to support your answer.
arrange To put each item of a group in a particular place These groups show 8 triangles in two different ways. What is another way that you could arrange 8 triangles?
calculate To find a solution using numbers and mathematical operations. Calculate the answer to this problem. ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿค๐Ÿซรท๐Ÿช=
conjecture A statement that is thought to be true but has not been proven. Make a conjecture about which expression has a lesser sum. 205 + 627 354 + 428
construct To build something by putting parts together. How can you use fraction strips to construct a model that shows that ๐Ÿฉ/๐Ÿช>๐Ÿฅ/๐Ÿช?
context The normal surroundings of something that help give it meaning. Think of a story that can be represented by the equation below. Explain what t means in your context. 2,300 + 1,552 = t
contrast To find the differences between two things Contrast the two shapes. Give three ways that they are different.
demonstrate To show how to do something. Demonstrate how to use the Distributive Property to multiply ๐Ÿจร—๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฉ.
describe To tell what something is like Describe a shape without using its name
develop To create or complete something. What pattern did Dior develop on the grid?
diagram A simple picture or drawing. The diagram represents a rectangular garden. What is the area of the garden?
distribute To give out shares of something Mr. Berry will distribute the pieces of this pizza equally to 4 friends. How many pieces will each friend get?
establish o create something or to show that something is true. How does the bar graph establish that Aegean saved less money in April than in February?
evaluate To decide if something is right or wrong, or if it is true or false. Diego wrote the following equation. Evaluate Diegoโ€™s work to tell whether her equation is true or false. ๐Ÿจร—๐Ÿฉ=๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฅ
examine To look at something closely. Examine the first six rows of the hundred chart. What patterns do you see?
example Something that is used to show that a general statement is true. The equation is an example of the Commutative Property of Multiplication. ๐Ÿฅร—๐Ÿฆ=๐Ÿฆร—๐Ÿฅ Make up your own example of the Commutative Property of Multiplication.
Created by: Mr OBerc
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