Comparisons increases the students’ ability to differentiate between parameters of comparison and develops critical thinking involved in comparative behavior. The instrument provides concepts, labels, and operations with which to describe similarities and differences. From Comparisons students learn to organize and integrate separate and distinct bits of information into coordinated and meaningful systems. The instrument helps build students’ feelings of competence and independence by enriching the repertoire of attributes by which they compare objects and events.
Ability to keep in mind a great number of parameters during the process. Making a plan that will take into account the complexity of the tasks. Use of hypothetical thinking and hypotheses testing to evaluate the alternative response.