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Week 9 Checkpoint - When I have to evaluate an article I...

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Week 9 Checkpoint In the future, thinking critically will influence the way I read because I will ask myself questions, such as, who, what, when, where and why. I will also know to look for main points and ideas. Once I read the documents, I will be able to tell if the source is credible. Critical thinking will help me understand and retain the information I am reading. Critical thinking will help me when I am writing because I will not be writing with bias unless I have to write something that needs my opinion. When it comes to processing information, I will be able to tell fact from fiction, concrete from abstract, and what should be retained and what should be forgotten.
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Unformatted text preview: When I have to evaluate an article, I will apply critical thinking to decide if the author has written fact, opinion, or a combination of both. I can also apply critical thinking to determine if the information is credible. Critical thinking can be applied to advertising to know if the product is being hyped up or if the project is true. When it comes to media, I can avoid subliminal messages. When I am having a conversation, I can use critical thinking to determine if the person is telling the truth or being deceptive by watching out for body language or changes in their voice....
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