We've been talking in class about critical thinking: what it is, and what it is not. In E block English we've been critically examining literature in our panel discussions. In D block English we've been discussing literature critically online: same questions, different format.
In a nutshell, critical thinkers regard problems and controversial issues as exciting challenges and base their judgments on evidence rather than personal preferences. Those who think critically are interested in other people’s ideas and are willing to read and listen attentively, even when they tend to disagree with the other person.
Here is today's task: