I am trying to give teach mt students the difference between 'describe' 'explain' and 'analyse' I am a science teacher and I could do with a hand....isn't there link words that are associated with eah one...for example....in an explanation there may be the word 'because'. I would like to give them a list of link words that thet could use with each...
Describe: tell what it is, define it, give its attributes
Explain: tell why it is, give reasons, give details
Analyse: examine it (take it apart, break it down, look at closely), investigate, evaluate it