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BLOOM'S TAXONOMY OF LEARNING

The famous taxonomy is given with key question words and sample questions for each level.

KNOWLEDGE

Remembering previously learned material. Recall, define, list, describe, label, identify...

"Define the following terms."

COMPREHENSION

Ability to grasp the meaning of material. Explain, demonstrate, summarize...

"Interpret the chart showing the rate of inflation over the past 10 years."

APPLICATION

Applying concepts and principles to new situations. Resolve, solve, apply...

"Using the Taxonomy of Learning, design a class lesson plan."

ANALYSIS

Breaking down material into component parts. Divide, deduce, differentiate, separate, simplify...

"Think of a problem situation facing our country. Identify several problems that make up tis situation."

SYNTHESIS

Putting parts together into a new whole. Build, create, develop, design, formulate...

"Develop a project plan for your senior project."

EVALUATE

Ability to judge, value, make an assessment. Evaluate, criticize, appraise...

"Determine the criteria of an excellent senior project proposal."

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