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Unformatted text preview: Blooms Taxonomy Blooms Taxonomy offers a way to consider and apply critical thinking skills while building a foundation for your reader and your writing purpose. Levels 1 & 2 Knowledge and Comprehension set the stage, so to speak, for your reader while building your ethos in presenting a summary and interpretation of the text showing you understand what you have read. For example, if you are writing a book review, a brief synopsis of the article/book will assure your reader you have read it and understand the plot. If you are writing a literature review of a Shakespearean play, a summary of the piece of literature will assure your reader you understand Shakespeares writing. If you are writing a genre response, you must show that you understand and comprehend the text to which you are responding. Level 3 Application applies what you have read to your purpose and audience. For a book review, your application is to present your opinion and judgment of a book. For a literature review, one purpose your application is to present your opinion and judgment of a book....
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ENGL 420 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Fall '08