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12 terms

Larry Bell's Power Words

Twelve power words to help in all subject areas.
STUDY
PLAY
Trace
list in steps
Analyze
break down into pieces
Infer
read between the lines, make a guess based on information
Evaluate
Judge, list good and bad
Formulate
make a plan, come up with an idea
Describe
tell everything about it, give details
support
provide your reasons, back up what you say
explain
tell how and why
summarize
retell the main parts, keep it short
compare
tell how they are alike
contrast
tell how they are different
predict
guess what will happen in the future