12 Powerful Words That Trip-Up Student on the Standardized Tests

Word Definition
Trace Outline
Analyze Breakdown and take apart
Formulate Create and Build
Infer Arriving at a decision by gathering information you read
Evaluate Check and judge
Describe Tell about it
Support Back up with details
Summarize Give a short version
Compare Find the likeness
Contrast Find the differences
Predict Tell what will happen next
Explain Make understandable: to give a reason