We all have been to school and are well aware of the importance of schooling in child development. These days children are gearing up and within no time they would be adults who would be contributing to a country’s development. Hence it is very important for kids to be adept with the education system.
This time we would be learning about the things that are related to school along with their meaning. This list includes different materials and facilities we have in schools, each of it is given a specific name.
School Vocabulary Words for Kids
Following is a list of common school terms kids should know when they start studying in school.
Art: The study of drawing, painting and other creative activities.
Art– room: The room where art is taught
Assembly: School auditorium where pupil gathers together.
Assignment: A piece of work to be done at home
Attend: To be present in school
Answer: Teacher asked students for the right answer
Arithmetic: We have full attendance in arithmetic class
Atlas: We have atlas in each classroom
Backpack: The school backpack are easily available from school
Ballpoint Pen: We are not allowed to use ballpoint pen in class
Binder: We get the book binder done at school
Bag: A container for carrying books and school items.
Baseball: A sport played with a bat and ball
Basketball: A sport played on a court with a ball and two teams
Bell: The machine that makes a loud noise to signal
Biology: The scientific study of animals and plants
Blackboard: A board to write with chalk.
Break: A break time for students to play and eat.
Bookcase: All books are nicely kept in bookcase
Bool: Any of various objects with a curve or bend such as a semicircular handle, the bow of a key or scissors
Bool Mark: A strip of leather, card, or other material, used to mark one’s place in a book.
Chalk Board: A chalkboard is a dark-colored board that you can write on with chalk.
Class Clown: A student who tries to make other students laugh His classmates remember him as the class clown
Caretaker: The person responsible for cleaning and fixing buildings
Chair: An object to sit.
Chalk: The object to write on board.
Changing Room: A place to change clothes.
Chemistry: The scientific study of matter and substances.
Class: A group of children who all study together.
Classroom assistant: An adult who helps a teacher look after and teach children
Classroom: The place where teachers teach children
Collect: To gather something
Computer lab: A lab where information technology is taught.
Course Work: A large essential work to be done at home.
Cricket: A sport played with a bat and ball between 2 teams.
Classroom: A room, as in a school or college, in which classes are held
Clip Board: Where important information is clipped on a board
Colored Pencils: For making the colorful artwork, sketches
Compass: An instrument for drawing circles and arcs and measuring distances between points, consisting of two arms
Composition Book: A notebook that is used in schools to copy down schoolwork and notes.
Computer: An electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program
Construction Paper: A type of thick colored paper used for making models, designs, and other craftwork
Department: The different room allotted for different subjects
Deputy head: The second most important person in a school
Principal: The head of the school.
Desk: A small table for students to do their work.
Drop– off: To leave something
Education: The knowledge that is learned from other people
Elementary school: School for age group 5 to 11 yrs.
English: A study of the grammar and mechanics of using English
Exam: A formal test to check the knowledge of the students
Geography: The study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere,
Globe: Goods from all over the globe
Glossary: An alphabetical list of words relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations
Glue: An adhesive substance used for sticking objects or materials together
Glue Stick: A product in the form of a tube that contains a solid stick of adhesive
Grades: A particular level of rank, quality, proficiency, or value
Home Word: Being or going in the direction of home
Holidays: The days when students do not have to go to school.
Ink: A colored fluid or paste used for writing, drawing, printing, or duplicating
Intelligent: Having or showing intelligence, especially of a high level.
Mechanical Pencil: A pencil made of metal or plastic with a lead that is moved forward by a mechanical device
Memo Pad: A bloc with tear-off pages for writing notes on
Memorize: Commit to memory; learn by heart
Morning Assembly: A religious, social, or other gathering held in the morning
Mortar Board: An academic cap with a stiff, flat, square top and a tassel
Physical Education: Instruction in physical exercise and games, especially in schools.
Portfolio: A flat case used for carrying loose sheets of paper or a combination of completed works.
Poster Paint: An opaque paint with a water-soluble binder, used for posters and children’s paintings.
Scissors: For cutting the paper or fabric
Sharpener: For sharpening the pencil
Smart: Clean, tidy, and well dressed.
Staple Remover: A device that allows for the quick removal of a staple from a material without causing damage
Stapler: A device for fastening together sheets of paper with a staple or staples.
Student: A person who is studying at a university or other place of higher education
Uniform: The distinctive clothing worn by children attending certain schools
Vocabulary: The body of words used in a particular language.
Watercolors: Artists paint made with a water-soluble binder such as gum Arabic, and thinned with water rather than oil, giving a transparent color
Whiteboard: A wipe able board with a white surface used for teaching or presentations.
Word Problems: A matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome.
Word Processor: Computer program used to write and revise documents, compose the layout of the text, and preview on a computer monitor how the printed copy will appear.
World Map: A map of most or all of the surface of Earth.
Writing: The activity or skill of writing
Yardstick: A measuring rod a yard long, typically divided into inches.
A school is a place that takes the responsibility to educate kids and prepare them to be responsible citizens. It helps to stimulate curiosity in the young group. Their impressionable minds can be easily equipped with the tools to be better human beings. The learning process is quite intuitive and the list of words will help them in speeding the process of learning.
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