These are the 12 powerful words that will help students do better in their academics and on their state tests.
Trace - List in steps
Analyze - Break apart
Infer - Read between the lines
Evaluate - Judge
Formulate - Create
Describe - Tell all about
Support - Back up with details
Explain - Tell how
Summarize - The short version
Compare - All the ways they are alike
Contrast - All the ways they are different
Predict - What will happen next
Things you can do on a daily basis with your child to help him or her learn the words include:
By working together, we can help each student be a success every day!