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1 OF THE COGNITIVE DOMAIN BLOOM’S TAXONOMYOF THE COGNITIVE DOMAIN
2 BLOOM’S TAXONOMYBenjamin Bloom (et al.) created this taxonomy for categorizing levels of abstraction of questions that commonly occur in educational settings.The taxonomy provides a useful structure in which to categorize test questions.
3 BLOOM’S TAXONOMY Competence Skills Demonstrated Knowledge The recall of specific informationComprehensionUnderstanding of what was readApplicationConverting abstract content to concrete situationsAnalysisComparison and contrast of the content to personal experiencesSynthesisOrganization of thoughts, ideas, and information from the contentEvaluationJudgment and evaluation of characters, actions, outcomes, etc., for personal reflection and understanding
4 KNOWLEDGE Memorization Observation and recall of informationKnowledge of dates, events, placesKnowledge of major ideasMastery of subject matter
16 REFERENCESBloom, B., Englehart M., Furst, E., Hill, W.,& Krathwohl, D. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives: The classification of educational goals. Handbook I: Cognitive Domain. New York: Longmans Green.
17 Web resources http://www.che.wsu.edu/~millerre/bloom.html
18 applied to GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS BLOOM’S TAXONOMYapplied toGOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS
19 KNOWLEDGE the recall of specific information Who was Goldilocks?Where did she live? With whom?What did she do in the forest?
20 COMPREHENSION an understanding of what was read This story is about ___________ (topic).This story tells us _________(main idea).What did Goldilocks look like?
21 APPLICATION the converting of abstract content to concrete situations How were the bears like real people?Why did Goldilocks go into the little house?Draw a picture of what the bears’ house looked like.Draw a map showing Goldilocks’ house, the path in the forest, the bears’ house, etc.
22 ANALYSIS the comparison and contrast of the content to personal experience How did each bear react to what Goldilocks did?How would you react?Compare Goldilocks to any of your friends.Do you know any animals (pets) that act human?
23 SYNTHESIS the organization of thoughts, ideas, and information from the content List the events of the story in sequence.Do you know any other stories about little girls or boys who escaped from danger?Make a diorama of the bears’ house and the forest.Make a puppet out of one of the characters. Using the puppet, act out his/her part of the story.
24 EVALUATION the judgment and evaluation of characters, actions, outcomes, etc., for personal reflection and understandingWhy were the bears angry with Goldilocks?Do you think Goldilocks was happy to get home? Explain your answer.Do you think she learned anything by going into the bears’ house? Explain your answer.Would you have gone into the bears’ house? Why or why not?
25 EVALUATION CON’T.Do parents have more experience and background than their children? Give an example from your own history.Do you think this really happened to Goldilocks? Why or why not?Why would a grown-up write this story for children to read?Why has the story of Goldilocks been told to children for many, many years?