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Larry Bell's 12 Powerful Words

The Roots of CGES Vocabulary 

Trace - list in steps

Analyze - Break apart

Infer - Read between the lines

Evaluate - Judge

Formulate  - Create

Describe - Tell all about it

Support - Back up with details

Explain - Tell how

Summarize - Give me the short version

Compare - All the ways they are alike

Contrast - All the ways they are different

Predict - what will happen next