September 5, 2018

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Keynote

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LEVEL DEFINITION SAMPLE VERBS
REMEMBERING Student is able to recall or recognize
ideas, information, and principles that
were learned.
Write
List
Label
Describe
State
Find
Define
UNDERSTANDING Student is able to explain and
comprehend ideas and concepts
based on prior learning.
Summarize
Paraphrase
Compare
Illustrate
Infer
Interpret
APPLYING Student is able to select, transfer, and
use data and principles to complete a
task or solve a problem in another
familiar situation.
Compute
Solve
Implement
Demonstrate
Apply
Construct
ANALYZING Student is able to break down
knowledge into parts to explore
understandings and relationships;
sees how parts relate to each other
and an overall structure/purpose.
Analyze
Deconstruct
Compare
Contrast
Distinguish
Differentiate
Organize
EVALUATING Student is able to justify a decision or
course of action through assessing
and critiquing ideas and concepts
using specific standards and criteria.
Recommend
Critique
Judge
Hypothesize
CREATING Student is able to develop, integrate,
and combine ideas into a product,
plan or way of viewing things that is
new to him or her.
Construct
Design
Theorize
Invent
Synthesize