# Your ticket to passing the OAA and to answering any short or extended response question.

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Your ticket to passing the OAA and to answering any short or extended response question.

How do I know what to do?!

Really read the question—the whole thing! And then……

Describe Explain Evaluate Determine Contrast Compare Support Justify Give reasons Provide Write Show Draw Give examples Simplify Demonstrate Compute Construct State Name Identify Predict

Really! Right on the test or paper. Circle those action words!! Step Two:

2 Points = 2 Actions This means I need to do 2 things! I should have 2 Action Words circled.

4 Points = 4 Actions This means I must do _____things! I should have 4 Action Words circled!

On the basis of Helen Keller’s experiences by the end of the passage, predict her attitude toward her future lessons. Support your answer with specific details. Write your answer in the Answer Document. (2 points)

The original cost of the guitar that Jane wants to buy is \$240 in two different stores. Sam’s Music is having a sale where guitars are discounted by 30%. Melody Music is offering a \$45 discount on the same guitar. In your Answer Document, explain which store is offering the better deal. Show work or provide an explanation to support your answer. (2 points) But Wait…. What about OR???

The original cost of the guitar that Jane wants to buy is \$240 in two different stores. Sam’s Music is having a sale where guitars are discounted by 30%. Melody Music is offering a \$45 discount on the same guitar. In your Answer Document, explain which store is offering the better deal. Show work or provide an explanation to supportyour answer. (2 points) But Wait…. What about OR??? When you see the word OR between two action words, circle the group

Really! Right on the test or paper. Underline the information that your action words are identifying! Ask yourself the question, “What am I predicting?” or “What am I explaining?” Step Two and a half:

On the basis of Helen Keller’s experiences by the end of the passage, predict her attitude toward her future lessons. Support your answer with specific details. Write your answer in the Answer Document. (2 points)

The original cost of the guitar that Jane wants to buy is \$240 in two different stores. Sam’s Music is having a sale where guitars are discounted by 30%. Melody Music is offering a \$45 discount on the same guitar. In your Answer Document, explain which store is offering the better deal. Show work or provide an explanation to support your answer. (2 points)

Look at how many points the question is worth. If it’s worth 2 points, draw 2 boxes. Draw Boxes!!

If it’s worth 4 points, draw 4 boxes.

In your answer document, predict what effect, if any, this change has on the amount of water displaced by the lead ball. Explain your prediction. (2 points)

Predict Explain The Effect Your Prediction

Look back at the question and see what you underlined. This is what you should be answering in the box. Write your answer in a sentence in each box. Make sure your have each box filled.

In your answer document, predict what effect, if any, this change has on the amount of water displaced by the lead ball. Explain your prediction. (2 points) Predict Explain I predict that the change in shape will have no effect on the amount of water displaced by the ball. Only the shape of the ball changed, not the volume. The amount of matter is the same, so the volume won’t be different.

In your answer document, predict what effect, if any, this change has on the amount of water displaced by the lead ball. Explain your prediction. (2 points) Predict Explain I predict that the ball will have the same density that it started with. Only the shape of the ball changed, not the mass or the volume, so the density won’t be different.

In your answer document, predict what effect, if any, this change has on the amount of water displaced by the lead ball. Explain your prediction. (2 points) Predict Explain I don’t think it will make a difference at all. The object still weighs the same.

In your answer document, predict what effect, if any, this change has on the amount of water displaced by the lead ball. Explain your prediction. (2 points) Predict Explain No it won’t. It has the same density.

1. Read question. 2. Circle your Action Words and underline what they tell you to do. 3. Draw boxes and label them with your Action Words that you circled. 4. Write your answers in a sentence.

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