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Common Core Standards:
Overview - Depth of Knowledge

 
Depth of Knowledge represents the comparison of the cognitive demand of the Common Core Standards and the cognitive demand of the Assessments given to determine their mastery.
 
Levels of Thinking in Bloom’s Taxonomy and Webb’s Depth of Knowledge
   
Descriptors of DOK levels for Social Studies
   
Descriptors of DOK for the Arts
   
DOK Question Stems
   

Depth of Knowledge Chart (pdf)
Depth of Knowledge levels.

   

Cognitive Rigor Matrix for Math & Science (pdf)
Hess’ Cognitive Rigor Matrix & Curricular Examples: Applying Webb’s Depth-of-Knowledge Levels to Bloom’s Cognitive Process Dimensions – Math/Science.

   

Cognitive Rigor Matrix for Reading and Writing (pdf)
Hess’ Cognitive Rigor Matrix & Curricular Examples: Applying Webb’s Depth-of-Knowledge Levels to Bloom’s Cognitive Process Dimensions - Reading/Writing.

   
DOK Video

Depth of Knowledge by NYC DOE (video)
This video introduces Depth of Knowledge as a tool to increase instructional rigor, and walks the viewer through the succession of a social studies task from DOK Level 1 to a DOK Level 4.