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1 Direction Words Are Your Guide! CRCT Vocabulary Practice
2 On the CRCT, EXPLAIN means: In your own words, tell how or whyTell aboutDiscuss
3 On the CRCT, SUMMARIZE means: Give the short versionTell the main ideas or the most important partsSum it upSo, what happened was . . .
4 On the CRCT, COMPARE means: Give all the likenesses or similarities between two or more thingsHow are they alike?
5 On the CRCT, CONTRAST means: Tell all of the differences between two or more ideasHow are they different?
6 On the CRCT, DESCRIBE means: Tell about using the five senses (touch, smell, scent, sound, and look)Paint a picture using words
7 On the CRCT Conclusion means The end or the closeThe final partThe resultThe outcome“What is the conclusion of the story?”
8 On the CRCT, PREDICT means: Tell what you think will happen nextMake a guess aboutthe next eventThink ahead
9 On the CRCT, SUPPORT means: Back up with detailsGive reasons forGive the facts aboutDefend yourideas/ beliefs
10 On the CRCT, EVALUATE means: Tell the value ofIn your words, tell the good and bad partsPut in rank orderJudge or rate
11 On the CRCT, ANALYZE means: Break into partsStudy the individual piecesTake apartLook at closer
12 On the CRCT, INFER means: Read between the linesMake an educated guessLook for hidden informationFigure outBe a detective!
13 On the CRCT, FORMULATE means: Put togetherCome up withCreateMakeDesignWell, in my opinion . . .
14 On the CRCT, TRACE means: Write in order from beginning to endList in stepsOutlineTrack or follow
15 On the CRCT, COMPOUND means: More than oneLook for two!Compound subject? Compound predicate? Compound sentence?
16 On the CRCT, the QUOTIENT is The answer to a division problem!8 ÷ 4 = 2
17 On the CRCT, DIVIDEND means Divide this numberIt’s under the division bar!It’s probably the largest number!It comes first in the division sentence! 45 ÷ 9 = 5
18 On the CRCT, a DIVISOR isthe number you are dividing by…the number of groups you are creating when you divide…16 ÷ 2 = 8The number that sits outside the division bar!
19 On the CRCT, DIFFERENCE means The difference is the answer to a subtraction problem!24 – 14 = 10
20 On the CRCT, PRODUCT means The answer to a multiplication problem!5 X 6 = 30
21 Add the numbers together to get your answer! On the CRCT, SUM meansAdd the numbers together to get your answer!The answer to an addition problem… = 15
22 On the CRCT, BEST choice means The might be more than one that works, but which one works better than all the others?
23 On the CRCT, Also watch for… Which does NOT…Which has the MOST…Which is BEST…You might see questions about content written two different ways on the same test!Example: Which of the following is NOT a compound sentence on the same test that asks which of the following is a compound sentence…The information is tested two different ways.
24 you are going to be a star!!! On the CRCT,you are going to be a star!!!Good Luck!