This is the fourth in a series of six posts dedicated to Bloom’s Taxonomy: Teaching Higher Order Thinking Skills with Interactive Online Content. Three previous posts on remembering, understanding and applying can be viewed here, here and here.

Level Four: Analyze

This level includes the skills of examining, investigating, and comparing. Students are asked to explain patterns and meaning and to examine information for details and main ideas.

Here are four examples of digital content for analyzing:





K-2 — Shifting 2-D Shapes

Students analyze a portion of a shape and consider its characteristics to determine its name.




K-2 — Venn Diagram Shapes Sorting  (StarrMatica Member Content)

Students determine which circle each object in a set will stick in.  Then they analyze each group for common characteristics to determine how each set is being classified.  (You must be logged in to StarrMatica to access this content.)





3-6 — Haunted Library  (StarrMatica Member Content)

Students analyze texts to determine if they are informative, persuasive, or entertaining to help Miss Morris find her way out of the Haunted Library by midnight.  (You must be logged in to StarrMatica to access this content.)





3-6 — Experimental Results  (StarrMatica Member Content)

Students conduct probability experiments and analyze their results to draw a conclusion about the relationship between theoretical probability and experimental probability.  (You must be logged in to StarrMatica to access this content.)

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