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Understanding Terms

Characteristics List the qualities.
Classify Group the items into categories.
Define Write down the precise meaning of a word or phrase; in some cases it may be necessary to give an example or a very brief description.
Describe Give a written description in point form. Use a diagram to back up your answer, if possible.
Dietetic value Covers information on the value te particular food has in the diet.
Discuss or give an account of Requires a very detailed description of what is being asked. Remember to structure your answer in point form. Provide at least six points in your answer.
Enumerate, list, state List the points, no elaboration is necessary.
Evaulate: Make and assessment of the worth of something. Refer to negative and positive uses.
Explain: Give a detailed account. Back up your answer with a specific example and include a diagram if applicable.
Illustrate: Make something clear by the use of concrete examples (diagrams) to explain or clarify a point.
Informative paragraphh: Provide at least five points in your answer and structure it in point form.
Name, select, suggest: State the answer in one of two words. There is no need for detail.
Outline: Write one or two sentences on each point, i.e. give a brief description.
Principle: Give a reason for or a description of a working method.
Properties: List the features of a substance, e.g. fat-soluble.
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