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Avid: 3 levels of questions

Costa's Signal words and definitions
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Level 1 question
The answer can be found in the text (either directly or indirectly). This type of question is very concrete and pertains only to the text.
Level 2 question
The answer can be inferred from the text. Usually not exactly from the text.
Level 3 question
Answer goes beyond the text. This type of question is abstract and does not pertain to the text.
Level 1 signal word
Define- to set forth the meaning of
Level 1 signal word
Describe- give a detailed account
Level 1 signal word
Identify-Give the name or identifying characteristics of something
Level 1 Signal word
List- to write down informaton in an organized way
Level 1 Signal word
name-give or make a list of
Level 1 Signal word
Observe-Perceive by paying careful attention; see; notice; watch
Level 1 Signal word
Recite-Repeat given information
Level 1 Signal word
Scan- To examine closely
Level 2 Signal word
Analyze- to look at something carefully by attention to its parts
Level 2 Signal word
Compare- examine and note the similarities or differences of
Level 2 Signal word
contrast-the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
Level 2 Signal word
group-Combine multiple ideas together into one unit.
Level 2 Signal word
Infer-To use available evidence to form a conclusion
Level 2 Signal word
Sequence-put in the right order
Level 2 Signal word
Synthesize- to combine ideas
Level 3 Signal word
Apply-use an idea, equation, principle, theory or law in a new situation
Level 3 Signal word
Evaluate- Examine and judge carefully.
Level 3 Signal word
Hypothesize- to reach a conclusion based on an assumption
Level 3 Signal word
Imagine-form ideas or mental pictures
Level 3 Signal word
Judge-to form an opinion about someone or something
Level 3 Signal word
Predict-give an expected result
Level 3 Signal word
Speculate-to consider, contemplate, theorize