Bloom’s taxonomy, action verbs for objectives setting

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Bloom is categorizing action verbs in 6 groups:

Knowledge: acquire, attend, choose, collect, complete, copy, define, describe, detect, differentiate, distinguish, duplicate, find, identify, imitate, indicate, isolate, label, list, mark, match, name, order, outline, place, recall, recognize, reproduce, select, state, underline

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Bloom is categorizing action verbs in 6 groups:

Knowledge: acquire, attend, choose, collect, complete, copy, define, describe, detect, differentiate, distinguish, duplicate, find, identify, imitate, indicate, isolate, label, list, mark, match, name, order, outline, place, recall, recognize, reproduce, select, state, underline

Comprehension: arrange, categorize, change, chart, cite, circle, classify, compile, conclude, convert, defend, demonstrate, determine, diagram, differentiate, distinguish, document, draw, edit, estimate, explain, extend, extrapolate, fill in, follow, formulate, gather, generalize, give example, give in own, words, illustrate, infer, interpolate, interpret, itemize, locate, make, organize, paraphrase, predict, prepare, quote, read, rearrange, record, relate, reorder, rephrase, represent, restate, rewrite, summarize, translate, update
Application: apply, calculate, change, choose, classify, compute, conduct, construct, demonstrate, develop, discover, employ, generalize, manipulate, modify, operate, organize, predict, prepare, produce, relate, restructure, show, solve, transfer, use

Analysis: analyze, appraise, break down, categorize, classify, combine, compare, conclude, contrast, criticize, deduce, defend, detect, diagram, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish, evaluate, formulate, generate, identify, illustrate, induce, infer, outline, paraphrase, plan, point out, present, question, recognize, relate, save, select, separate, shorten, structure, subdivide

Synthesis: alter, calculate, categorize, change, classify, combine, compile, compose, conduct, constitute, construct, create, deduce, derive, design, devise, develop, discover, discuss, document, expand, explain, formulate, generalize, generate, modify, organize, originate, paraphrase, plan, predict, produce, propose, rearrange, reconstruct, relate, reorganize, revise, rewrite, signify, simplify, specify, summarize, synthesize, systematize, tell, transmit

Evaluation: appraise, argue, assess, compare, conclude, consider, contrast, critique, decide, describe, discriminate, explain, interpret, judge, justify, recommend, relate, standardize, summarize, validate

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