First, students will learn the etymology and definition of polynomial. Then they'll apply the definition to determine whether some expressions are polynomials. They'll also learn how to determine the degree of univariate polynomials, and refer to them as monomial, binomial, trinomial, etc. Then they'll learn how to identify coefficients, terms, leading terms, leading coefficients, and constant terms. Further, they'll learn how to identify the degree of terms and polynomials. The terminology introduced here is important, as students will be seeing it extensively in the future.