BAV - 3rd Grade

Building Academic Vocabulary  - Third Grade


Mathematics

Science

Language Arts

Social Studies

algorithm

analog clock

area

array

bar graph

commutative property

coordinates

customary/standard measurement

data

denominator

density

digital clock

division

edge

face

factor

grid

horizontal

input

metric units (meter, centimeter, gram, kilogram)

multiple

multiplication

number sentence

numerator

ordered pairs

output

perimeter

pictograph

probability

product

rounding

three-dimensional

two-dimensional

vertex

vertical

amphibians

balance

conservation

contract

dispersal

endangered

environment

expand

experiment

extinct

food chain

germinate

invertebrate

investigate

mammals

metamorphosis (complete and incomplete)

migrate

mixture

physical change

pollination

renewable/non-renewable resources

reptiles

rock

solution

sound

structures

traits

vertebrate

vibrations

abbreviation

adverb

biography

chapter headings

check for under- standing

chronological order

conjunction

contemporary realistic fiction

context clues

declarative

encyclopedia

exclamatory

fact

glossary

historical fiction

imperative

index

inferences

interrogative

main idea

modern fantasy

multi-meaning words(homonyms)

opinion

persuasion

possessive

revise

run-on sentences

story elements

subject

supporting details

theme

agriculture

borders

capital resources

climate

conflict

consumer

culture

distribution

economy

Equator

geographic features

geography

global

hemisphere

human resources

industry and

manufacturing

latitude/parallels

longitude/meridians

map key/legend

natural resources

physical map

political map

population

Prime Meridian

producer

product

representative leaders

resources

scale

scarcity

suburban

thematic map

wants and needs