Critical thinking is a form of directed, problem-focused thinking in which an individual tests ideas or find solutions for errors or drawbacks.
Critical thinking includes skills such as questioning, predicting, analysing, examining opinions, identifying values and issues, detecting bias, and distinguishing between alternatives.
What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?
Theories of critical thinking are exemplified by asking questions about alternative possibilities in order to reliably achieve some objective.
Critical thinking is about objectivity and having an open, inquisitive mind.
How Will This Worksheet Help You?
This worksheet is intended to help people improve the quality of their thinking.
This worksheet will also help individuals recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, and draw conclusions.
How Should You Use This Worksheet?
This worksheet should be used by individuals as a process of learning problem-solving skills, developing intellectual honesty, and making sound judgement.
Critical Thinking Worksheet (PDF)
- How do you solve problems in your everyday life?
- How do you avoid conflicts in your everyday life?
- How do you practice active listening?
- How do you show that you have taken into consideration other people’s opinions?
- How do you express yourself in order to be understood?
- How do you make crucial decisions in your life?
- How do you deal with biases?
- Why is it important to question your assumptions?
- What are some of your values and morals?
- Identify ways in which you can become more self-aware.
American Psychological Association. (© 2022). Critical Thinking. Available at: https://dictionary.apa.org/critical-thinking. [Accessed November 29, 2022]
Watson-Glaser’s Critical Thinking Skills. (No Date). Available at: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1028/1/012094/pdf. [Accessed November 29, 2022]
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