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12 powerful words pp

12 powerful words to help students master their test!

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12 powerful words pp

  1. 1. 12 Powerful words12 Powerful words Classroom PostersClassroom Posters
  2. 2. 12 Powerful words Help all students: • To better understand what each question means • To become familiar with words that require higher order thinking skills • To relieve test anxiety • To achieve better on tests
  3. 3. aNalYZe •Break apart •Study pieces
  4. 4. ComPare • Alike • All of the ways they are alike
  5. 5. Contrast • Different • All the ways they are different
  6. 6. DesCribe • Tell about • Tell ALL about
  7. 7. evaluate • Judge • Tell the importance of in your own words
  8. 8. explain • Tell how • Tell about it in your own words
  9. 9. Formulate • Put together • Create
  10. 10. InFer • Read between the lines • Make an educated guess
  11. 11. PredIct • What will happen next? • Tell what you think might happen
  12. 12. SummarIze • Sum it up • Give me the short version
  13. 13. Support • Give the facts • Back up with details
  14. 14. trace • List Steps • Outline
  15. 15. WorkS cited • Bell, Larry I. 12 Powerful Words. Manassas, Virginia: Multicultural America, 2005. • “FCAT Power Words.” Sarasota Middle School. 5 Sept 2008 <http://www.sarasotamiddleschool.com/ht ml/fcat_power_words.html

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