Comprehension
The student changing information into a different form of language.


The teacher skills demonstrated:
compares and contrasts information
listens to student explanations
examines for student understanding

 
The student skills demonstrated:
explains learned knowledge
translates understanding
demonstrates understanding

Comprehension level of thinking uses these question cues:

Transform
Change
Restate
Describe
Explain
Review
Paraphrase
Relate
Generalize
Summarize
Interpret
Infer
Give main idea
 Discuss
Report

 

Question stems for using the Comprehension level of questioning.
How would you compare _______? contrast?
State _______ in your own words.
How would your rephrase _______?
Which facts or ideas show _______?
What is the main idea of _______? How would you summarize _______?
What can you say about _______?

 
Comprehension level classroom activities
summarize participate in discussion explain in own words
present a report review conference with others
  present lesson  

 

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