|Remembering—Produce the right information from memory
- Identify frogs in a diagram of different kinds of amphibians.
- Find an isosceles triangle in your neighbourhood.
- Answer any true-false or multiple-choice questions.
- Name three 20th century women African authors.
- Write the multiplication facts.
- Reproduce the chemical formula for carbon tetrachloride.
|Understanding—Make meaning from educational materials or experiences
- Translate a story problem into an algebraic equation.
- Draw a diagram of the digestive system.
- Paraphrase Mandela's Inaugural Address.
- Draw a parallelogram.
- Find an example of stream-of-consciousness style of writing.
- Name a mammal that lives in our area.
- Label numbers odd or even.
- List the kinds of governments found in modern African nations.
- Group animals into their proper species.
- Make up a title for a short passage.
- List the key points related to capital punishment that the website promotes.
- Read a passage of dialogue between two characters and make conclusions about their past relationship.
- Figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar term from the context.
- Look at a series of numbers and predict what the next number will be.
- Explain how the heart is like a pump.
- Write about an experience you have had that was like South Africans being relocated.
- Use a Venn diagram to demonstrate how two books by Charles Dickens are similar and different.
- Draw a diagram explaining how air pressure affects the weather.
- Provide details that justify why the French Revolution happened, when and how it did.
- Describe how interest rates affect the economy.
|Applying—Use a procedure
- Add a column of two-digit numbers.
- Orally read a passage in a foreign language.
- Kick a soccer ball.
- Design an experiment to see how plants grow in different kinds of soil.
- Proofread a piece of writing.
- Create a budget.
|Analyzing—Break a concept down into its parts and describe how the parts relate to the whole
- List the important information in a mathematical word problem and cross out the unimportant information.
- Draw a diagram showing the major and minor characters in a novel.
- Place the music in your i-Pod into categories.
- Make a chart of often-used figurative devices and explain their effect.
- Make a diagram showing the ways plants and animals in your neighborhood interact with each other.
- Read letters to the editor to determine the authors’ points of view about a local issue.
- Determine a character’s motivation in a novel or short story.
- Look at brochures of political candidates and hypothesize about their perspectives on issues.
|Evaluating—Make judgments based on criteria and standards
- Participate in a writing group, giving peers feedback on organization and logic of arguments.
- Listen to a political speech and make a list of any contradictions within the speech (but dont tell the politician ;-)).
- Review a project plan to see if all the necessary steps are included.
- Judge how well a project meets the criteria of a rubric.
- Choose the best method for solving a complex mathematical problem.
- Judge the validity of arguments for and against astrology.
|Creating—Put pieces together to form something new or recognize components of a new structure.
- Given a list of criteria, list some options for improving race relations in the school.
- Generate several scientific hypotheses to explain why plants need sunshine.
- Propose a set of alternatives for reducing dependence on fossil fuels that address both economic and environmental concerns.
- Come up with alternative hypotheses based on criteria.
- Make a storyboard for a multimedia presentation on insects.
- Outline a research paper on Alan Paton's views on religion.
- Design a scientific study to test the effect of different kinds of music on hens’ egg production.
- Write a journal from the point of view of an exiled South African in the 1970's.
- Build a habitat for local water fowl.
- Put on a play based on a chapter from a novel you’re reading.