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Action Verbs
August 25, 2013 (published)

 
SUGGGESTED VERBS TO USE IN EACH LEVEL OF THINKING SKILLS

 KNOWLEDGE  COMPREHENSION  APPLICATION    ANALYSIS  SYNTHESIS   EVALUATION

 count
 define
 describe
 draw
 identify
 labels
 list
 match
 name
 outlines
 points
 quote
 read
 recall
 recite
 recognize
 record
 repeat
 reproduce
 selects
 state
 write

 associate
 compute
 convert
 defend
 discuss
 distinguish
 estimate
 explain
 extend
 extrapolate
 generalize
 give examples
 infer
 paraphrase
 predict
 rewrite
 summarize

 add
 apply
 calculate
 change
 classify
 complete
 compute
 demonstrate
 discover
 divide
 examine
 graph
 interpolate
 interpret
 manipulate
 modify
 operate
 prepare
 produce
 show
 solve
 subtract
 translate
 use
 analyze
 arrange
 breakdown
 combine
 design
 detect
 develop
 diagram
 differentiate
 discriminate
 illustrate
 infer
 outline
 point out
 relate
 select
 separate
 subdivide
 utilize

 categorize
 combine
 compile
 compose
 create
 derive
 design
 devise
 explain
 generate
 group
 integrate
 modify
 order
 organize
 plan
 prescribe
 propose
 rearrange
 reconstruct
 relate
 reorganize
 revise
 rewrite
 summarize
 transform
 specify

 appraise
 assess
 compare
 conclude
 contrast
 criticize
 determine
 grade
 interpret
 judge
 justify
 measure
 rank
 rate
 support
 test

      
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