What's the Word?
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Vocabulary
Mystery
What Do You Think?
100

To make clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts or ideas.

What is explain?

100

The literal or dictionary definition of a word.

What is denotative?

100

To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between.

What is compare?

100

A statement you attempt to prove.

What is a claim?

100

A piece of written material that conveys information.

What is text?
200

To study and look closely at.

What is analyze?

200

Mystery Bonus!!

Double your points!

200

A brief statement of the main points.

What is summarize?
200

To establish or indicate who or what someone or something is. 


What is identify?

200


To restate the ideas/text  in detail.



What is paraphrase?

300

The process of using logic, and/or evidence  to support or refute your claim.

What is reasoning?

300


A mathematical argument which demonstrates the truth of a given proposition.


What is prove?

300


Mystery Bonus!!


You get 500 points!!

300

The teacher asked me to ________________ the story, so I gave a short answer telling her the main points.

What is summarize?

300


A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.


What is inferences?

400

I needed the ____________ meaning of a word so I looked it up in the dictionary.

What is denotative?

400

The available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.

What is evidence?

400


An object, diagram, or computer program that helps us describe or explain phenomena.


What is a model?

400

Bummer!! Your team loses....

300 points!!

400


Any factor that can exist in differing amounts or types.


What is variable?

500

An idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal meaning.

What is connotative?

500

A student used the _____________ to determine whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.

What is evidence?

500

The teacher asked me to restate the ideas or text in detail so I ____________________.

What is paraphrased?

500

The teacher asked what the feeling of a word is in addition to its literal meaning. This is the  _____________ meaning.

What is connotative?

500

A person reached a conclusion based on evidence and reasoning. This is an ________________.

What is inference?

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