These handouts can be used to introduce and integrate critical thinking in your literature classroom.
Included is a brief explanation of 5 frameworks:
Additionally, this activity includes a separate handout with questions for each framework/critical approach, as well as a list of vocabulary students can refer to as they read, think, discuss, and write about what they read.
Depending on the text, teachers may introduce one framework at a time, or they may divide the class into groups and assign each group a different framework.
Designed to help students take multiple perspectives, see what's already there in what they read, and develop intellectual flexibility.