Command words

Analyse
Breakdown content of topic/issue into its constituent elements- provide an in-depth account & convey understanding of it
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Annotate
Add to diagram labels that describe AND explain features
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Assess
consider several options or arguments & weigh them up to come to a conclusion about their effectiveness or validity
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Compare
Describe similarities & differences of at least 2 phenomena
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Contrast
Point out the differences between at least 2 phenomena
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Comment on
Make a statement that arises from a factual point- adding a view or opinion. Evaluate any data given and make in-depth/not directly evident statements about how it is relevant and what it is showing
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Critically
invites an examination of an issue from the point of view of a critic with particular focus on strengths & weaknesses of points being expressed
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Define what is meant by
State precise meaning of an idea/concept
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Describe
State what you see
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Discuss
Set out both sides of an argument and come to a conclusion
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Evaluate
Consider several options/arguments and come to a conclusion about their importance/worth
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Examine
Consider carefully & prvide a detailed account of the indicated topic
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Explain why/ suggest reasons for
Set out the causes and factors which influence its form/nature- explanation has to be high-skill level than description
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Justify
Give reasons for the validity of a view or idea why some action should be undertaken- discussing & discounting alternative views/actions. Positives should outweigh negatives
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Outline/ Summarise
Provide a brief account of relative information
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To what extent..
Form and express a view as to the merit or validity of a view or statement after examining the evidence available and/or different sides of an argument
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Annotate

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Add to diagram labels that describe AND explain features

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Assess

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Compare

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Card 5

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Contrast

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