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Test Language
Compare means…….

To identify what is the same

To explain the difference between two
or more things
TIP: Include examples that show how
the things are similar or different
in one or more important ways
DEFINE!!!!!

To state the meaning of the word
or phrase being defined
TIP: The response should include
the meaning and enough
detail to distinguish its
meaning from similar words
or phrases
DESCRIBE
 Use
words to create a mental
picture of what is being described
for the reader
TIP: The response must give the
characteristics and key
features of what is being
described in an organized
manner
DETERMINE!!!
 To
show a solution to a
problem using logical
reasoning or mathematics
EXPLAIN

Provide specific and relevant supporting details
TIP: Show the link between the explanation and the
idea or point being explained
IDENTIFY
 To
provide the name of a person,
place or thing, or for a reason
TIP: The response must use
information from the reading
selection
JUSTIFY
 To
give reasons, evidence and/or calculations
to show why an answer, argument or
conclusion is correct
PREDICT
 To
identify what may happen
based on the information
provided in the reading selection
or mathematical question
SUMMARIZE

To concisely identify the main idea
and give relevant, supporting
details from the original text
 To
use specific details
from the reading selection
to prove the main idea of
the answer
USE
YOUR
IDEAS!!
 To
include your prior knowledge
and experience of the topic from
the reading selection to develop
the main idea of the answer
LIST
 To
include
information in point
form

Special thanks to:
◦ Jeff Bertrand, Jeff Brinson, Dale Simnett and Darren
Reed of Bramalea SS

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