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Power Verbs. VERBS!!!!!. Analyze. To break apart and study the pieces; tell why. Compare. To use examples to show how things are alike. Contrast. To use examples to show how things are different. Criticize. To show good and bad points; to give your judgment or reasoned opinion. Define.

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Power verbs

Power Verbs

VERBS!!!!!


Analyze

Analyze

To break apart and study the pieces; tell why.


Compare

Compare

To use examples to show how things are alike.


Contrast

Contrast

To use examples to show how things are different.


Criticize

Criticize

To show good and bad points; to give your judgment or reasoned opinion.


Define

Define

To give a clear definition or meaning.


Describe

Describe

To tell all about it.


Discuss

Discuss

To talk about an issue from all sides; explain the pros and cons.


Evaluate

Evaluate

To judge in your own words; to show good and bad points with supporting evidence.


Explain

Explain

To tell about it. Put into your own words.


Formulate

Formulate

Develop, create, put together, give steps.


Illustrate

Illustrate

To show by means of picture, diagram, or some other graphic aid.


Infer

Infer

A good guess. To read between the lines.


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List

List of words, sentences, or comments.


Predict

Predict

What do you think will happen next? An educated guess. Tell Why!


Summarize

Summarize

Make a long story short, but include the main ideas. Give short version


Support

Support

To give reasons and facts why.


Trace

Trace

To outline; list the steps from beginning to the end.


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