Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Bloom's Taxonomy

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Take a moment in your Harry Potter unit to assess comprehension. Readers use knowledge gained for the text and from their own experience to answer seven questions based on events in chapters four and five of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the questions as a reading assessment
  • Have readers work on the questions in literature circles or groups
  • Encourage learners to develop their own questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy
Classroom Considerations

  • Questions are based on the earlier edition of Bloom's Taxonomy (Knowledge, Comprehension, Synthesis, etc.)
  • Resource is designed for third, fourth, and fifth graders; however, the resource could be used for older readers as well
Pros

  • Promotes critical thinking
  • Questions would make good writing prompts
  • Comes with a teacher's guide that contains explanations of each answer
Cons

  • Some questions are weak and would not properly assess comprehension skills 
Common Core