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Essential Academic words: full list

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Analyze
break something down methodically into its parts
Argue
provide reasons or evidence to support or oppose
Compare/Contrast
identify similarities or differences between items
Describe
report what one observes or does
Determine
consider all possible options, perspectives, results
Develop
improve the quality or substance of
Evaluate
establish value, amount, importance, or effectiveness
Explain
provide reasons for what happened or for one's actions
Imagine
form a picture in one's mind; speculate or predict
Integrate
make whole by combining the different parts into one
Interpret
draw from a text or data set some meaning or significance
Organize
arrange or put in order
Summarize
retell the essential details of what happened
Support
offer evidence or data in order to illustrate your point
Transform
change in form, function, or nature to reveal or emphasize