In this world, it is extremely important to be critical thinkers while reading the news and other information online. There are many information sources that share information but have a political bias using exaggeration, skewed resources, and only sharing one side of the story. It can be difficult, but necessary, to identify the differences between fact and opinion.
This e-book will take you or your students step-by-step through analyzing a nonfiction article. The first part will explain in detail how to answer the questions. The second part has a printable to practice critical analysis.
This can be used in high school, beginning college-level English, ESL, ELD, or home school. This could be used as a class resource or individual resource to prepare for a rhetorical analysis paper, rhetorical precis, or critical analysis paper. This could also be used to guide the discussion.
***Includes instructions and descriptions for each question and a 7-page worksheet packet for the students to fill in that is versatile to use with many texts and topics.
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