CCE Tool

Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking & Creation with Digital Bloom's Taxonomy

How to use this tool

This tool assumes that you have front-loaded your assessment and have a unit plan that indicates the Common Core Element (CCE) skills that you will be teaching. You then click on the matching link in the far right column for Teaching Tips and strategies in the table below. If you view cognitive taxonomies from a Marzano's Taxonomy lens, then just map into Bloom's using the table below:

Proficiency Scale Marzano’s Taxonomy Mental Process Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy
4 Level 4: Knowledge Utilization

Decision‐Making
Problem‐Solving
Experimenting
Investigating

Design
Evaluate

3 Level 3: Analysis Matching
Classifying
Analyzing
Errors
Generalizing
Specifying
Apply
Analyse
2 Level 2: Comprehension

Integrating
Symbolizing

Understanding

1 Level 1: Retrieval

Recognizing
Recalling
Executing

Remembering

Marzano’s New Taxonomy Aligned with Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy

 

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CCE Task Words

Bloom's Level

1

a

Recognising letters, words and other symbols

Identify, Recognise

2

a

Finding material in an indexed collection

Find, Locate, Look up

3

a

Recalling/remembering

Memorise, Recall, Relate, Repeat, State

4

a

Interpreting the meaning of words or other symbols

Define, Describe, Explain, Interpret, Read

5

a

Interpreting the meaning of pictures/illustrations

Describe, Explain, Interpret

6

a

Interpreting the meaning of tables/diagrams/maps/graphs

Interpret, Read

7

a

Translating from one form to another

Convert, Prepare, Reproduce, Translate

9

p

Using correct spelling, punctuation, grammar

Apply, Use, Write

10

p

Using vocabulary appropriate to a context

Apply, Select, Use

11

p

Summarising/condensing written text

Paraphrase, Review, Summarise

12

a

Compiling lists/statistics

Collect, Compile, Count, List, Prepare, Tabulate

13

a

Recording/noting data

Examine, Note, Record, Select

14

p

Compiling results in a tabular form

List, Tabulate

15

p

Graphing

Construct, Graph, Interpret, Plot, Sketch

16

f

Calculating with or without calculator

Calculate, Evaluate

17

f

Estimating numerical magnitude

Estimate, Guess

18

f

Approximating a numerical value

Approximate, Round to

19

f

Substituting in formulae

Substitute

20

p

Setting out/presenting/arranging/displaying

Arrange, Display, List, Order, Present

21

b

Structuring/organising extended written text

Draft, Outline, Organise, Plan, Structure, Summarise

22

b

Structuring/organising a mathematical argument

Deduce, Demonstrate, Develop, Prove, Solve

26

p

Explaining to others

Account for, Describe, Demonstrate, Discuss, Examine, Explain, Identify, Indicate, State

27

p

Expounding a viewpoint

Argue, Debate, Exemplify, Expound, Justify, Illustrate, Quote, Propose, State, Suggest

28

a

Empathising

Appreciate, Consider, Imagine

29

b

Comparing, contrasting

Compare, Contrast, Differentiate, Distinguish

30

b

Classifying

Arrange, Classify, Define, Differentiate, Discriminate, Distinguish, Distribute

31

b

Interrelating ideas/themes/issues

Combine, Connect, Reflect, Relate

32

q

Reaching a conclusion if assumptions are true

Account for, Assume, Conclude, Deduce, Discuss, Explain, Examine, Qualify, Verify

33

q

Reaching a conclusion consistent with assumptions

Assume, Conclude, Infer

34

q

Inserting an intermediate between members of a series

Interpolate

35

q

Extrapolating

Extend, Extrapolate, Predict

36

b

Applying strategies to trial and test ideas and procedures

Apply, Experiment, Test

37

f

Applying a progression of steps to achieve the answer

Apply, Derive, Iterate, Outline, Schedule, Sequence, Summarise, Trace

38

b

Generalising from information

Abstract, Explain, Extend, Generalise, Summarise

41

q

Hypothesising

Formulate, Hypothesise, Propose, Suggest, Verify

42

q

Criticising

Comment, Evaluate, Scrutinise

43

q

Analysing

Analyse, Break down, Distinguish

44

q

Synthesising

Assemble, Devise, Merge, Synthesise

45

q

Judging/evaluating

Appraise, Assess, Decide, Determine, Evaluate, Examine, Value

46

p

Creating/composing/devising

Compose, Construct, Create, Design, Devise, Prepare, Write

48

q

Justifying

Argue, Defend, Justify, Support

49

b

Perceiving patterns

Generalise, Identify

50

b

Visualising

Enlarge, Reduce, Reflect, Rotate, Visualise

51

a

Identifying shapes in two and three dimensions

Identify, Project

52

a

Searching and locating items/information

Choose, Find, Identify, Locate

53

a

Observing systematically

Examine, Identify, Observe

55

a

Gesturing

Dramatise, Gesture

57

a

Manipulating/operating/using equipment

Employ, Operate, Use

60

p

Sketching/drawing

Draw, Illustrate, Sketch