12 words to support all students

12 Words. While this is not a "magic bullet" list to solve all standardized testing challenges, the words can unlock what the question is asking students to do.
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  1. trace
    an indication that something has been present
  2. analyze
    break down into components or essential features
  3. infer
    conclude by reasoning
  4. evaluate
    estimate the nature, quality, ability or significance of
  5. formulate
    prepare according to instructions
  6. describe
    give a statement representing something
  7. support
    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
  8. explain
    make plain and comprehensible
  9. summarize
    present the main points in a concise form
  10. compare
    examine and note the similarities or differences of
  11. contrast
    the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
  12. predict
    tell in advance
Created on October 14, 2010 (updated December 16, 2010)

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