Bloom’s Taxonomy

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LEVELDEFINITIONSAMPLE VERBS
RememberingStudent is able to recall or recognize ideas, information, and principles that were learned.Write
List
Label
Describe
State
Find
Define
UnderstandingStudent is able to explain and comprehend ideas and concepts based on prior learning.Summarize
Paraphrase
Compare
Illustrate
Infer
Interpret
ApplyingStudent 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
AnalyzingStudent 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
EvaluatingStudent 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
CreatingStudent 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