Category Archives: Key Critical Literacy Questions for Teachers & Students

Critical literacy involves looking at written, visual, and spoken texts in order to question the underlying values, attitudes, and beliefs. It involves looking not only at what is in the text, but also what is missing.

This category includes questions/prompts Educators can use in the classroom to promote Critical Literacy

Should empathy be explicitly taught in the classroom?

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Higher Level Thinking

Critical Literacy Higher Level Thinking These questions can be applied to a variety of learning situations. Keep this list handy in order to be able to stimulate higher level thinking and critical literacy with your students. What could have happened … Continue reading

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Teacher & Student Understandings & Self-Reflections

This page will be home to a variety of student (oral and written) assessments and examples of self-reflection questions that may guide us in understanding the different perspectives contained in our classrooms.  These understandings may also help further encourage goal-setting … Continue reading

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Key Questions

Key Questions for Critical Literacy Textual Purposes What is this text about? How do we know? Who would be most likely to read this text and why? Why are we reading this text? What does the author of this text … Continue reading

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