Academic Vocab

  • ACADEMIC VOCABULARY

     

    Here are the terms and class definitions from our CONCEPT RESEARCH:

    Class Definition ~ Knowledge vs Understanding

    knowledge: (n) is an awareness of facts, data, ideas, info, opinions through learning or experience

    ---the basic foundation to understanding

    ex: 2 x 2 = 4

    to understand: is the ability to use knowledge in order to grasp an idea or develop meaning

    ---multiplication is a shortcut for adding

    to analyze: (v) to observe, to examine, to evaluate the parts of and their interrelations AND be able to explain in your own words

    to explain: (v) to describe, to tell in a way that is easy to understand

    to interpret: (v) to decide on the meaning (importance or significance) of...

    --to translate meaning

    meaning: (n) what something is intended to express in words, pictures, songs, etc

    concept:  (n) an idea of how something is, or how something should be done