12 POWERFUL WORDS

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12 POWERFUL
WORDS
These 12 words can help you “BEAT” the
MCT2!
12 Power Words
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Support
Explain
Summarize
Compare
Contrast
Predict
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Trace
Analyze
Infer
Evaluate
Formulate
Describe
Trace
• Means to outline your
steps.
ANALYZE
• Break
Apart
• Study
pieces
INFER
• Read between the lines
• Make an educated guess
EVALUATE
• Judge
• Tell the importance in
your own words
• Tell the good and the
bad
FORMULATE
• Create
• Put together
• Come up with a plan
DESCRIBE
• Tell all about
• Who, what, when,
where, why, how
SUPPORT
• Give the facts
• Back up with details
• Tell why
• Give reasons
DETAILS
DETAILS
DETAILS
EXPLAIN
• To tell
HOW
SUMMARIZE
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Sum it up
Give me the short version
Retell KEY points
Give me a commercial
COMPARE
• Alike
• Tell ALL the ways
they are alike or
the same
CONTRAST
• Different
• Tell all the ways they
are DIFFERENT
PREDICT

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