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Words to Know: Grade 3

These Grade 3 vocabulary terms include many recommended high-usage words. If you’re planning to play Flashcard Factory, we recommend choosing 5-10 terms per session and using the Merriam-Webster integration to quickly add definitions relevant to your students.

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although in spite of the fact that
analyze to make an analysis of
anticipate to take into consideration in advance
cause something or someone that brings about a result :one that is the source of an action or state
characterize to indicate the character or characteristics of
claim to ask for as one's right or property
class a course of instruction
collect to bring together into one body or place
comparison the act of comparing :the state of being compared
complete possessing all necessary parts
conclude to bring or come to an end
constant marked by firm resolution or faithfulness
contrast difference especially when sharp or striking between associated things
create to bring into existence
critical using or involving careful judgment
defend to uphold against opposition
define to determine the essential qualities of
determine to find out or come to a decision
disagree to differ in opinion
discuss to investigate or consider carefully by reasoning or argument
draw to infer from evidence or premises
effect an event, condition, or state of affairs that is produced by a cause
event something that happens
evidence something that provides proof
exclude to shut or keep out
former coming before in time
frequently at or short intervals
general not limited in meaning :not specific or in detail
include to take in or comprise as a part of a whole or group
however in spite of that :on the other hand
identify to establish the identity of
include to take in or comprise as a part of a whole or group
information knowledge obtained from investigation, study, or instruction
investigate to observe or study by close and systematic examination
justify to prove or show to be just, right, or reasonable
label a descriptive or identifying word or phrase
maximum the greatest quantity or value attainable or attained
minimum the least quantity or value possible or permissible
occur to take place
organize to arrange or form into a complete and functioning whole
place a particular but often unspecified location
point a particular step, stage, or degree in development
prior earlier in time or order
process a series of actions, operations, or changes leading to an end
question to subject to analysis
reason a statement offered in explanation or justification
recall to bring back to mind usually with some effort
regularly on a regular basis :at regular intervals
request an asking for something
require to demand as necessary or essential
research careful or diligent search
respond to react in response
response the act of replying
review study or examine again
sequence a continuous or connected series: as
significant having or likely to have influence or effect
specific a characteristic quality or trait
strategy a careful plan or method
structure the arrangement or relationship of elements (as particles, parts, or organs) in a substance, body, or system
summarize to tell in or reduce to a summary
support to promote the interests or cause of
various differing one from another