Some Student Generated Questions and Responses

Students in these classes discussed Bloom's Taxonomy and how it relates to their responses to this novel study. The following questions and responses were written by students.

 

Sample 1
  • Knowledge: Who warned them about the black river?
  • Evaluation: Do you think it was good for Gandalf to leave them?
  • Analysis: What is Gandalf going to do once he has left them?
 
 
  • Application: How would you draw Bilbo?
  • Inferential: How are you the same as Bilbo?
  • Comprehension: Summarize Bilbo in three sentences.

 

   
  • Comprehension: What do you picture in your mind when you read the story?
  • Synthesis: Have you ever read the Hobbit before?
   

Sample 2

 

Knowledge: Who warned them about the black river?

Evaluation: Do you think it was good for Gandalf to leave them?

Analysis: What is Gandalf going to do once he has left them?

Comprehension: What do you picture in your mind when you read the story?

Synthesis: Have you ever read the Hobbit before?

Application: How would you draw Bilbo?

Inferential: How are you the same as Bilbo?

Comprehension: Summarize Bilbo in three sentences.

 

Sample 3

Inferential Comprehension: How do you think Tolkien made the chapter interesting?

Knowledge: What do think Gandalf looks like?

Evaluation: What do you think happens in Flies and Spiders?

Analysis: How are Gandalf and Bilbo the same? How are they different?

Comprehension:Describe the setting of chapter 7? You can draw it too.

Synthesis: What would you do if you were Bilbo? Run to Gandalf or stay with the dwarves.

Application: If you could change the book cover of The Hobbit what would it look like? Describe it.

 

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Used with permission from Steven White Junior (http://www.tolkienion.com/)