TN State Vocabulary

TN State Vocabulary  

Language Arts

4th Grade

Alliteration

Analogy

Audience (as listeners)

Author’s purpose

Caption

Compare

Contrast

Double-negative

Drawing conclusions

Fable

Genre

Homonyms

Index

Making inferences

(inferring)

Metaphor

Outline

Possessive nouns

Prediction

Proofread

Quotations/quotation

marks

Sentence fragment

Simile

Subject/verb agreement

Time order/transitional

words

Topic sentence

Verb tense

 

Math

4th Grade

Accuracy

Acute

Chance

Common fraction

Composite

Computation

Convert

Coordinate system

Diameter

Equation

Expression

Face of a polyhedron

Function table

Improper fraction

Inverse operation

Measures of central tendency (mean, median,

mode)

Mixed number

Obtuse

Ordered pairs

Pattern rules

Prime

Probability

Proper fraction

Quadrant

Radius (pl. radii)

Range

Relationship

Remainder

Right

Scale of instrument/graph

Square unit

Stem-and-leaf plot

Tiling/tessellation

Vertex (pl. vertices)

 

Science

4th Grade

behavioral adaptation

camouflage

carnivore

cell and cell parts (wall, membrane, cytoplasm,

nucleus, vacuoles)

chemical energy

climate

condensation

deposition

eclipse (solar/lunar)

ecosystem

electricity

energy pyramid

erosion

food web

friction

herbivore

lunar cycle

mass

metamorphosis (complete/incomplete)

migration

mimicry

omnivore

opaque

physical adaptation

physical change

producer/consumer

radiant energy

reflection

refraction

reproduction

transparent

translucent

weathering

 

Social Studies

4th Grade

American Revolution

Amendment

Ancient civilizations

Articles of Confederation

Colony

Bill of Rights

Document

Constitution

Diversity

Democracy

Expansion

Exploration

Executive branch

Judicial branch

Legislative branch

Louisiana Purchase

Mayflower Compact

Missions

Merchant

Native America

Population

Preamble

Religion

Secondary source

Slavery

Supply and demand

Political

Trade routes

Tributary

Taxes