Ebook: How to Become an Expert at Critical Analysis- The 6 Steps...

Grade Levels
10th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • EBooks
37 pages
Share this resource


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.

Thrive Write curriculum is dedicated to helping all students to have the resources and support they need to thrive in college writing.

Total Pages
37 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up