1. The student’s task is not explicitly stated.
  2. The point value, acceptable response length, and recommended time allotment is not stated.
  3. The topic is too broad. It would be better to break it into two questions requiring shorter answers.
  4. A student could respond to this prompt by using lower levels of DOK or Bloom’s Taxonomy such as Knowledge rather than higher order thinking such as Analysis, Synthesis, and Evaluation.