# Investigating Area by Folding Paper: Word Chart

* = Cognate

Spanish (SP)

French (FR)

Portuguese (PT)

Words and Phrases  Academic Language  Meaning Everyday Language Version Other Forms of the Word or Phrase Related Words or Phrases Translation Examples of word use with students
Construct To create new elements with previously measured or constructed elements.

To build; to assemble.

To put something together.

Constructing
Constructed
Constructs
Build
Make
Create
Form
To put together

*Construir (SP)

*Construire (FR)

*Construir (PT)

Congruent Two geometric figures in the plane are congruent if one can be obtained from the other by some combination of rotations, reflections, and translations. The same or equal in some way; same size and shape. Congruently
Congruence
Congruous
Same shape

*Congruente (SP)

*Congruent(e) (FR)

Coincidente (PT)

Oriented Differently Orientation: Position in relation to a particular point.
Oriented differently: in a different position relative to the same point.
Location with respect to points on a compass.
Positioned in a different direction or manner.
Orienting
Orientation
Positioned
Arranged

*Orienté différemment (FR)

Specified Area Area: The space covered by a figure.
Specified: the particular area that is indicated in the problem.
A physical location.

A particular region/area/space.

A stated region/area/space.

Specific
Specify
Specifies
Particular space

Stated region

Given space or region

*Aire/Superficie spécifiée (FR)

A Quarter
(1/4)

One of four equal parts.

A fourth.

A fourth of a whole.

Fifteen minutes of an hour (e.g., quarter past midnight).

Twenty-five of one hundred percent.

Fourth

One-fourth
A quart
Quartile

*Cuarto (SP)

*Quart (FR)

*Quarto (PT)

Equal
(Equivalent)

Having the same value or amount; unit of measurement. Being the same same or identical in quantity, quality. Equaled
Equals
Same
Equates
Tantamount
Even
Identical
Matching

*Igual
(Equivalente) (SP)

*Égal(e)
(Équivalent(e)) (FR)

*Igual
(Equivalente) (PT)

To Fold   To lay one part over another part. Folded
Folds
Enclose
Envelop
Double Over

Doblar (SP)

Plier (FR)

Dobrar (PT)

A Half

Either of two equal parts of a whole.

Either of two equal parts, which together compose a value twice as large as either one of the halves.

One of two equal parts; 50%;

Halves
Halved
Split in two
Split down the middle
Bisected
Divide equally in two