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How to come up with critical thinking questions.

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mostly from Critical Thinking Asylum
 
 
 
WHO
 
    Is the writer credible? Are they an expert?
 
WHAT
 
    Is what is written a matter of opinion or of fact? Are all of the facts presented?
 
WHERE
 
   Is this written for a public or private audience? Whom?  Is there a chance for someone to respond?
 
WHEN
 
   Was this written before, after or during the event written about?
 
WHY
 
   What was the authors purpose? Explanation, Exposition, Persuasion, Criticism ? 
 
HOW
 
    What is the emotional tome? Happy, sad, angry, unemotional, didactic?
 
Each of these either are critical questions or lead to critical questions.