Bloom's Taxonomy - Evaluation Category

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Evaluation Category Description:

In Bloom’s Taxonomy, the evaluation level is where students make judgments about the value of ideas, items, materials, and more. Evaluation is the final level of the Bloom’s taxonomy pyramid. It is at this level, where students are expected bring in all they have learned to make informed and sound evaluations of material.

Key Words for the Evaluation Category:

evaluate, appraise, conclude, criticize, critique

Examples of Questions for the Comprehension Category:

  • Evaluate the Bill of Rights and determine which is the least necessary for a free society.
  • Attend a local play and write a critique of the actor’s performance.
  • Visit an art museum and offer suggestions on ways to improve a specific exhibit.
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Kelly, Melissa. "Bloom's Taxonomy - Evaluation Category." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, Kelly, Melissa. (2020, August 27). Bloom's Taxonomy - Evaluation Category. Retrieved from Kelly, Melissa. "Bloom's Taxonomy - Evaluation Category." ThoughtCo. (accessed June 2, 2023).