10 terms

CAASPP "Need to Know" Vocabulary Words

STUDY
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Analyze
Explain how each part functions or fits into the whole.
Persuade
Give a point of view! Take a stand and defend one side of an issue. Give facts, statistics, beliefs, opinions, and your personal view
Compare
Provides common characteristics, identifying how things are alike or similar.
Contrast
Provide the characteristics that are not alike.
Summarize
Retell the most important facts.
Demonstrate
provide a step-by-step procedure to show how to do something.
Describe
Present a clear picture of a person, place, thing or idea.
Explain
Tell me more. Give clear details about the topic.
Interpret
Write your understanding of the passage in your own words.
Infer
Use your background knowledge, and the clues in the story to help you make an educated guess.