10 terms

PARCC Vocabulary 1

Words that are found in questions on the NJASK.
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Trace
To show the order of events or the progression of a topic or argument
Infer
To use clues provided to make and defend a generalization (statement; idea)
Formulate
To use the information given to develop a supported opinion in response to a prompt.
Support
To provide textual evidence, facts, etc. and use that to defend your point of view
Summarize
To briefly retell in your own words all the key elements, including any conclusion
Contrast
To show how something is different from something else
Analyze
To break down into parts and then discuss or examine each part
Evaluate
To judge, grade, or rate and tell what's good or bad
Describe
To tell what something is, how it's unique and what distinguishes it from something else
Explain
Answer how and why, using background knowledge, evidence in the text or prompt, logic, and facts