• Parents please help your children to remember, spell, and define these words in different settings.  Research shows student performance improves with student comprehension of these words. 
    1. Trace: list in steps
    2. Analyze: break apart
    3. Infer: read between the lines
    4. Evaluate: judge
    5. Formulate: creat
    6. Describe: tell all about
    7. Support: back up with details
    8. Explain: tell how
    9. Summarize: give me the short version
    10. Compare: all the ways they are alike
    11. Contrast: all the ways they are different
    12. Predict: what will happen next