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Jan 082013
 

This is the second in a series of six posts dedicated to Bloom’s Taxonomy: Teaching Higher Order Thinking Skills with Interactive Online Content. The first post on remembering can be viewed here.

Level Two: Understand

This level includes the skills of explaining, predicting, restating, discussing, outlining, and comparing. These activities go one step beyond basic skill building by requiring students to demonstrate comprehension of a concept.

Here are four examples of digital content for understanding:

 

 

 

 

K-2 – Give the Dog A Bone

Students demonstrate their understanding of a hundreds square, place value, and skip counting by identifying the correct square hiding the given number.

 

 

 

 

K-2 – Who’s Hungry?  Comparing Treats (StarrMatica Member Content)

Students demonstrate their understanding of the relative size of numbers by comparing amounts.  (You must be logged in to StarrMatica to access this content.)

 

 

 

3-6 – Large Addition Regrouping

Students demonstrate their understanding of multi-digit addition with regrouping by adding with manipulatives.

 

 

 

 

3-6 – Firefighter! (StarrMatica Member Content)

Students demonstrate their understanding of a main idea by identifying a main idea in a series of possible sentences and constructing a paragraph.  (You must be logged in to StarrMatica to access this content.)

To learn about more activities for remembering and to discover resources for understanding, applying, analyzing, evaluating, and creating, sign up for StarrMatica’s free Webinars: Bloom’s Taxonomy for K-2 and Bloom’s Taxonomy for 3-6: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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