!2 Academic Words
What words might confuse you on a standardized test? Twelve Words. Learn them here. Examples are included in this set.
Terms in this set (12)
Make a list in order, list the steps, create a sequence (1. 2. 3.)--> Trace the steps to one type of earthquake.
Break apart; think through; break into pieces;--> Analyze the word choice in this paragraph.
Use the text and your experiences to "read between the lines" to understand the ideas.-->In Three Little Pigs, infer how the pigs felt when the Wolf came to their door.
judge; form an opinion based on facts-->Evaluate the first pigs decision to build his house of straw.
make a plan; form; --> Formulate an opinion on this topic and explain it in a paragraph.
tell in your own words; tell who, what, when, where, why, how; --> Which of the following best describes the main character?
tell why; back up with details from the text; explain how you know; --> Which of the following sentences best supports the main idea?
tell how; tell who, what, when, where, why, how; --> Based on this article, explain three types of volcanoes
retell the important parts; give a short version; --> Which of following best summarizes the story?
tell how things are the same; how are they alike; --> Compare a shield volcano to a composite volcano
tell how things are different; --> Contrast a shield volcano to a composite volcano.
tell what will happen next; what will happen in the future (based on the text); --> Based on what has happened so far, predict what the main character will do next.
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