Grade 6 Quarter 4 Academic Vocabulary

STUDY
PLAY
argue
If you argue for or against something, you try to convince someone who disagrees with you that something is right or wrong using reasons or evidence.
assert
If you assert something, you say it confidently.
challenge
If you challenge something, you question it or dispute it.
claim
If you claim something, you say it is true.
confirm
If you confirm something, you make sure that it is true.
defend
If you defend something, you say why you think it is true.
disagree
If you disagree, you have a different opinion than someone or something.
justify
If you justify something, you explain why it is reasonable or appropriate.
persuade
If you persuade someone to do something, you convince him or her to do it.
promote
If you promote something, you help it succeed.
prove
If you prove something, you give it evidence to show that it is true.
qualify
If you qualify something, you tell about an exception to it or add some information to it to make it less general.
specify
If you specify something, you describe or explain it clearly and in detail.
verify
If you verify something, you make sure it is true.
support
If you support something, you help it succeed.

Flickr Creative Commons Images

Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through Flickr.com.
Click to see the original works with their full license.