Bloom's Taxonomy

Knowledge
  • Observation and recall of information
  • Knowledge of dates, events, places
  • Knowledge of major ideas
  • Mastery of subject matter
Comprehension
  • Understanding information
  • Grasp meaning
  • Translate knowledge into new context
  • Interpret facts, compare, contrast
  • Order, group, infer causes
  • Predict consequences
Application
  • Use information
  • Use methods, concepts, theories in new situations
  • Solve problems using required skills or knowledge
Analysis
  • Seeing patterns
  • Organization of parts
  • Recognition of hidden meanings
  • Identification of components
Synthesis
  • Use old ideas to create new ones
  • Generalize from given facts
  • Relate knowledge from several areas
  • Predict, draw conclusions
Evaluation
  • Compare and discriminate between ideas
  • Assess value of theories, presentations
  • Make choices based on reasoned argument
  • Verify value of evidence
  • Recognize subjectivity