1. Trace
2. Analyze
3. Infer
4. Evaluate
5. Formulate
6. Describe
7. Support
8. Explain
9. Summarize
10. Compare
11. Contrast
12. Predict

# Trace

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Trace - Outline. Explain the development. Follow (or explain) the path.

Example:

Trace how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

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# Analyze

Analyze - Break it down into parts. Tell about the parts

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Example:

Analyze the following word problems.

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# Infer

Read Between the lines.What is the hidden meaning?

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Example:

In the story, infer how Red Riding Hood felt when she realize the wolf was Grandma?

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# Evaluate

Tell the good and the bad. Judge it.

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Example:

Evaluate the service at a restaurant.

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# Formulate

- Create. Put together.

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Example:

Formulate a new way to communicate with others.

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# Describe

Tell about it. Give details about it. Paint a picture with words.

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Example:

Describe the inside of your classroom.

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# Support

Back up the information. Prove. Provide evidence.

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Example:

When trying to prove your point, support it.

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# Explain

Teach me or show me. Tell the steps.

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Example:

Explain how to get from school to your house.

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# Summarize

Tell the main idea. Tell the beginning, middle, and end

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Example:

Summarize the third paragraph in the story.

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# Compare

Tell all the ways they are the same.

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Example:

Compare a wild rabbit to a pet rabbit.

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# Contrast

Tell all the ways they are different

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Example:

Contrast dogs and cats.

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# Predict

Hypothesize. Make an educated (smart) guess.

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