• Building Academic Vocabulary

Academic Vocabulary

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    Math

    Language Arts

    Science

    Social Studies

    balanced
    base
    composite
    deposit
    distributive property
    fair number cube
    greatest common factor
       (GCF)
    improper fractions
    least common denominator
       (LCD)
    least common multiples
       (LCM)
    mean
    metric prefixes (milli, centi,
       kilo)
    mixed numbers
    percent
    plane
    prime
    proper fraction
    range
    ray
    straight angle
    thousandths
    Venn diagram
    withdraw

    caption
    character development
    comparative adjective/adverbs
    concluding paragraph
    conflict
    coordinating conjunctions
    figurative language
    free verse
    generalization
    idiom
    interjections
    introductory paragraph
    minor character
    onomatopoeia
    parts of speech
    poetic styles
    reference source
    resolution
    rhythm
    stereotypical
    stress
    superlative adjectives, adverbs
    supporting ideas
    text (structure)
    transitional words
    word origins

     

     

    acids/bases
    atmosphere
    axis
    biome
    chemical change
    chemical properties
    community
    condensation
    crater
    decompose
    dichotomous keys
    earth’s layers (crust,
       mantle, core)
    eclipse
    energy (kinetic/potential)
    environmental changes
       (human and nature)
    evaporation
    graduated cylinder
    mass
    matter
    moon/lunar (phases)
    observe
    orbit
    pollution
    population
    precipitation
    revolution
    rotation
    Scientific Method
    serial order
    solar energy
    Solar System
    species
    transfer of energy
    Universe
    weather

    abolitionist
    amendments
    American Revolution
    Articles of Confederation
    basic freedoms
    Bill of Rights
    cause and effect
    colony
    compromise
    Constitutional Convention
       and ratification
    Declaration of
       Independence
    democracy
    executive branch
    explorers
    historical map
    indentured servant
    Industrial Revolution
    judicial branch
    legislative branch
    Lewis and Clark Expedition
    Louisiana Purchase
    manifest destiny
    mental mapping
    mission
    Native American/Indian
    Preamble
    Puritan
    Quaker
    religion
    revolution
    rights
    slavery
    supply and demand
    taxes
    topographic map
    triangular trade
    U. S. Constitution
    westward expansion
    women’s suffrage