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(to think more deeply; to investigate)

Analyse Key words: analyze, categorize, Question Key


classify, compare, contrast, dis-
Commonality Key
cover, dissect, divide, examine, in-
spect, simplify, survey, take part in, Reverse Key

Brick Wall Key


test for, distinguish, list, distinction,
theme, relationships, function, mo-
Ridiculous Key
tive, inference, assumption,
conclusion

What are the parts or features of...? How would you categorize . . . ?
How is _______ related to . . . ? Can you identify the difference
Why do you think . . . ? parts . . . ?
What is the theme . . . ? What evidence can you find . . . ?
What motive is there . . . ? What is the relationship
Can you list the parts . . . ? between... ?
What inference can you make . . . ? Can you make a distinction
What conclusions can you draw ... ? between . . . ?
How would you classify . . . ? What is the function of . . . ?
What ideas justify . . . ?

Reference: Quick Flip Questions for Critical Thinking, based on Bloom's Taxonomy and developed by Linda G. Barton Contributed by Barbara Fowler, Longview Community College.
Key Words: build, choose, combine, What changes would you make to solve . . . ? What could be combined to improve (change) . . . ?
How would you improve . . . ? Suppose you could _______ what would you do . . . ?
Analyse

compile, compose, construct, create, What would happen if . . . ? How would you test . . . ?
(to think more deeply; to design, develop, estimate, formulate, Can you elaborate on the reason . . . ? Can you formulate a theory for . . . ?
investigate) imagine, invent, make up, originate, Can you propose an alternative . . . ? Can you predict the outcome if . . . ?
Can you invent . . . ? How would you estimate the results for . . . ?
Question Key plan, predict, propose, solve, solution, How would you adapt ________ to create a different . . . ? What facts can you compile . . . ?
Commonality Key suppose, discuss, modify, change, How could you change (modify) the plot (plan) . . . ? Can you construct a model that would change . . . ?
Reverse Key original, improve, adapt, minimize, What could be done to minimize (maximize) . . . ? Can you think of an original way for the . . . ?
Brick Wall Key What way would you design . . . ?
maximize, delete, theorize, elaborate,
Ridiculous Key
test, improve, happen, change