Want to increase your vocabulary exponentially? It’s easy with elementary math. Basic math joins with simple Latin to make an incredibly powerful tool for teaching and learning new words. Remember: Vocabulary is interdisciplinary. Math teachers should use Latin roots to connect their lessons to other subject areas, and all teachers should include math terms in their elementary math lesson plans.
Many middle school students struggle to see connections between math and the real world they live in every day. With a few well-placed vocabulary lessons, those connections will become automatic. Use the links below to explore vocabulary lessons based on middle school math.
Most high school students spend hours per week solving difficult math problems. Many become highly skilled in specialized branches of math. Yet very few learn to apply this knowledge to building vocabulary. What an opportunity lost! With a little Latin, advanced math becomes an endless source of SAT words every high school student must know. Here you will find vocabulary lesson plans for every level of high school math: