What’s the different between Assess and Evaluate?
We break down some of the main keywords you should know in preparation for the HSC Examinations.
Understanding what the question is asking of you, will make it so much easier to structure your answer and get those high points in each question.
Here are all the terms you need to know, according to NESA in order to get a Band 6 in from HSC English to Modern History.
Account for: state reasons for, report on. Give an account of: narrate a series of events and transactions
Identify components and the relationship between them; draw out and relate implications
Use, utilise, employ in a particular situation
Make a judgement about the value of
Make a judgement of value, quality, outcomes, results or size
Ascertain/determine from given facts, figures or information
Make clear or plain
Arrange or include in classes/categories
Show how things are similar or different
Make; build, put together items or arguments
Show how things are different or opposite
Critically (Analyse or Evaluate)
Add a degree or level of accuracy, depth, knowledge and understanding, logic, questioning, reflection and quality to something
State meaning and identify essential qualities
Show by example
Provide characteristics and features
Identify issues and provide points for and/or against
Recognise or note/indicate as being distinct or different from; to note differences between
Make a judgement based on criteria; determine the value of
Relate cause and effect; make the relationships between things evident; provide why and/or how
Choose relevant and/or appropriate details
Infer from what is known
Recognise and name
Draw meaning from
Plan, inquire into and draw conclusions about
Support an argument or conclusion
Sketch in general terms; indicate the main features of
Suggest what may happen based on available information
Put forward (for example a point of view, idea, argument, suggestion) for consideration or action
Present remembered ideas, facts or experiences
Provide reasons in favour
Retell a series of events
Express, concisely, the relevant details
Putting together various elements to make a whole
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