5th Grade Module 1 Terminology

  • Terminology

    New or Recently Introduced Terms

    §   Thousandths (related to place value)

    §   Exponents (how many times a number is to be used in a multiplication sentence)

    §   Millimeter (a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter)

    §   Equation (statement that two mathematical expressions have the same value, indicated by use 

    of the symbol =; e.g., 12 = 4 x 2 + 4)

    Familiar Terms and Symbols

    §   Centimeter (cm, a unit of measure equal to one hundredth of a meter)

    §   Tenths (as related to place value)

    §   Hundredths (as related to place value)

    §   Place value (the numerical value that a digit has by virtue of its position in a number)

    §   Base ten units (place value units)

    §   Digit (a numeral between 0 and 9)

    §   Standard form (a number written in the format: 135)

    §   Expanded form (e.g., 100 + 30 + 5 = 135)

    §   Unit form (e.g., 3.21 = 3 ones 2 tenths 1 hundredth)

    §   Word form (e.g., one hundred thirty-five)

    §   Number line (a line marked with numbers at evenly spaced intervals)

    §   Bundling, making, renaming, changing, regrouping, trading

    §   Unbundling, breaking, renaming, changing, regrouping, trading

    §   >, <, = (greater than, less than, equal to)

    §   Number sentence (e.g., 4 + 3 = 7)