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What are the common words used to understand something is a question? The questioning Ladder will help YOU achieve… Think Who? What? Where? When? Why? Which? How?
If I want to REMEMBER something what questions can I use? Define this…? Remind me about…? List some of the ways you can…? Memorise the following…? Recall information about…? Reproduce the…? Repeating this will help me memorise…?
If I want to UNDERSTAND something what questions can I use? Put these into order…? Discuss what the following is/means/shows/tells…? Describe the way in which…? Identify what you see/spot/observe…? Locate the pattern/text/information…? Recognise information or ideas… Report on your findings…? Select relevant information…?
If I want to APPLY MY UNDERSTANDING of something what questions can I use? Do you know another instance where. . . ? Could this have happened in. . . ? Can you group by characteristics such as. . . ? What things would you change if. . . ? Can you apply the method used to some experience of your own. . . ? What questions would you ask of. . . ? From the information given, can you develop a set of instructions about. . . ? Would this information be useful if you had a. . . ?
If I want to ANALYSE something what questions can I use? Which events could have happened. . . ? How was this similar to. . . ? If. . . happened, what might the ending have been? What was the underlying theme of. . . ? What do you see as other possible outcomes? Why did. . . changes occur? Can you compare your. . . with that presented in. . . ? Can you explain what must have happened when. . . ? How is. . . similar to. . . ? What are some of the problems of. . . ? Can you distinguish between. . . ? What were some of the motives behind. . . ? What was the turning point …? What was the problem with. . . ?
If I want to EVALUATE something what questions can I use? Is there a better solution to. . . ? Judge the value of. . . ? Can you defend your position about. . . ? Do you think. . . is a good or a bad thing? How would you have handled. . . ? What changes to. . . would you recommend? Do you believe? Are you a. . . person? How would you feel if. . . ? How effective are. . . ? What do you think about. . . ?
If I want to CREATE something what questions can I use? What changes would you make to solve …? How would you improve …? What would happen if …? Can you elaborate on the reason …? Can you invent …? How would you adapt ___ to create a different …? How could you change (modify) the plot (plan) …? Can you think of an original way for the …? What way would you design …? What could be combined to improve (change) …? Suppose you could ___ what would you do …? How would you test …?