Synthesis Category Description:
In Bloom’s Taxonomy, the synthesis level is where students put the parts they’ve learned together into a whole to create a new meaning or structure. They might also create a new pattern out of numerous diverse elements from other curriculum areas. Synthesis is the fifth level of the Bloom’s taxonomy pyramid.
Key Words for the Synthesis Category:
synthesize, categorize, compile, compose, create, modify, organize, rearrange, reconstruct, reorganize, summarize, write, explain
Examples of Questions for the Synthesis Category:
- Create your own Shakespearean sonnet.
- Write a new ending to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
- Explain how the Civil War would have been different if Stonewall Jackson would have lived.