A Critical Analysis worksheet helps prepare students for a formal-style paper on their topic by outlining their ideas and textual evidence. Critical Analysis papers ask students to analyze 1-2 specific topics in a text from a critical standpoint, and to evaluate the impact of that topic on the work as a whole, as well as the author’s effectiveness in expressing that topic throughout the work.
In a Critical Analysis paper, students must focus on 1-2 specific topics from a text and determine what the author’s message or thesis is regarding that topic, then argue the effectiveness of that message or thesis. A Critical Analysis worksheet helps students organize their ideas and argument with textual evidence. When they begin to write their papers, they'll have everything they need.
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