Bloom's Taxonomy Teacher Resources
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Where The Forest Meets The Sea
Join a father and his son as they explore an isolated location off the coast of Australia in the children's book Where the Forest Meets the Sea by Jeannie Baker. Engage young learners in reading this fun story with this series of comprehension questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy.
K - 2nd Language Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bloom's Taxonomy: Questions for The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963
As you're reading chapter 15 of The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963, provide your class with this set of questions, designed based off of Bloom's Taxonomy. Six questions are included to deepen your class's understanding of the novel's events.
7th - 9th Language Arts 36 Views 76 Downloads
Milkwood: Questioning Strategy
Milkwood, Jerry Spinelli's young adult novel about a boy in Warsaw, Poland during World War II, gives middle schoolers a chance to consider the moral dimensions of decision-making. Using a cubing strategy, readers choose a topic (stealing, killing, family, war, violence) and use the steps in Bloom's taxonomy to think critically about their issue.
6th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 23 Downloads
Bloom's Taxonomy for Ethan Frome: Chapter Four
Now this is a set of effective reading comprehension questions! As your class progresses through chapter four of Ethan Frome, provide them with these thought-provoking questions, following Bloom's Taxonomy. Readers will recall basic information, make connections, create predictions, and analyze specific elements.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Myth and Reality of the Octopus
Get some eight-armed craziness going in class as your learners explore the fact and myth about octopi with non-fiction sources. Pupils are challenged to create questions from their reading using Blooms Taxonomy, identify main ideas and details, create a Venn diagram for the monster of the sea, and use technology for research.
4th Language Arts 33 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Mississippi Trial, 1955: A Request Strategy for Questioning
Knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation. Class members use Bloom's taxonomy to craft six levels of discussion questions for Chris Crowe's novel, Mississippi Trial, 1955. Model questions from Chapter 3, a Bloom's Taxonomy template, and complete directions are included with the resource.
7th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
Forming Open-Ended Questions
Help readers learn to create their own open-ended questions for any text you are working with. Using Bloom's Taxonomy, learners begin on the lower levels and work their way up to form questions that focus on synthesis instead of simple reading comprehension.
9th - 12th Language Arts 34 Views 142 Downloads
Things Fall Apart: Bloom's Taxonomy of Thinking Processes
One of the things that makes Bloom's Taxonomy so effective is that it works off different levels of understanding. Test your readers' knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation with these short questions. Consider requiring your class to answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper, as the answer space is very limited.
9th - 11th Language Arts 23 Views 44 Downloads
Bloom's Taxonomy: Questions for Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club
Really challenge your class when they're reading Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club. Provide them with this list of six thought-provoking questions to encourage a deeper analysis. The questions are based off of Bloom's Taxonomy, and a list of potential answers is included.
10th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 27 Downloads
Maus: Cubing Questioning Strategy
Maus is the text for a postreading activity that has class members using a cubing strategy to analyze, in depth, topics (racism, past and present, forgetting/remembering the Holocaust, representing the Holocaust) associated with Art Spiegelman's graphic novel.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 17 Downloads
Mastering Online Discussion Board Facilitation
Build class community, allow time for in-depth reflection and research, and facilitate the learning and writing process of your class with online discussion boards! This resource delves into the benefits and purposes of discussion boards, as well as ways to teach netiquette and strategies to facilitate online discussions.
5th - 12th Classroom Support 30 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Shakespeare - "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind"
Expose your class to Shakespearean language with a manageable excerpt from As You Like It. A wonderfully comprehensive plan, this resource requires pupils to use higher-level thinking skills to interact with a complex text and connect literary devices to thematic meaning.
6th - 8th Language Arts 124 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Much Ado About Nothing: Bloom's Taxonomy Questioning Strategy
Do your class members’ questions lack depth? “Sigh no more . . .sigh no more.” Use a questioning strategy based on Bloom’s taxonomy to encourage readers to create questions that probe the themes of any text. The model discussion questions, based on Much Ado About Nothing, are included, as are step-by-step directions and a Bloom’s Taxonomy guide.
12th Language Arts 25 Views 41 Downloads
Population Biology Case Study
Students are focused on the big question: What makes a population grow and how could that growth stop? They use these concepts to help answer the big question: carry capacity, density dependent v. density, independent factors, predation and competition.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 24 Downloads
Milkweed: Cubing Vocabulary Strategy
Readers of Jerry Spenelli's Milkweed employ a cubing strategy to familiarize themselves with level two and level three words that are associated with Judaism. Using the Bloom's taxonomy approach, groups select a word from the provided list and use a graphic organizer to define, analyze, compare, associate, apply, and then draw their word.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
A Lesson Before Dying: What Makes a Book Great?
How can you define the greatness of a novel? Have kids evaluate A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines in the context of other literature that they consider to be great. Once they discuss whether the novel will stand the test of time, they write about being the voice of a generation and leaving a legacy.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable