Critical Analysis

“Critical analysis” as a term encompasses a wide range of historical evaluation that often overlaps with other forms of analyses. Command terms from the IB, research trends and facilities and schools of history and through blend with common forms of analysis relevant to many fields of academic endeavor. Strive to learn these terms in all their contexts and to be flexible in their interpretation and deployment. 

  • Distinguish
  • Analyze
  • Judge
  • Justify
  • To what extent…
  • Examine
  • Discuss
  • Interpret
  • Criticize
  • Solve
  • Assess
  • Appraise
  • Argue
  • Defend
  • Support
  • Create
  • Trace
  • Account for…
  • Comment on…
  • Outline
  • How…
    • “successfully”,
    • “effective”
    • “accurate”
    • or “far”