6 critical questions things to consider when someone has something to say who what where when why how inspired by the cano...
who said it? Someone you know? Someone famous?  Someone in authority? Should it matter who said it? who what where when wh...
what did they say? <ul><li>Did they give facts or opinions?  </li></ul><ul><li>Did they give all the facts? </li></ul><ul>...
where did they say it? <ul><li>Was it in public or in private?  </li></ul><ul><li>Did other people have a chance to talk a...
when did they say it? <ul><li>Before, after, or during an important event? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it in a group or person  ...
why did they say it? <ul><li>Did they explain their opinions? </li></ul><ul><li>Were they trying to make someone look good...
how did they say it? <ul><li>Were they happy, sad, angry,  or didn’t care? </li></ul><ul><li>Did they write it or speak it...
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"6 Critical Questions" is a brief slide set based on the "5 Ws and 1H" questions of journalism. Intended to help people think about opinions.

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6 critical questions

  1. 1. 6 critical questions things to consider when someone has something to say who what where when why how inspired by the canonical “5 W’s (and 1H)” questions of the ancient art of journalism
  2. 2. who said it? Someone you know? Someone famous? Someone in authority? Should it matter who said it? who what where when why how
  3. 3. what did they say? <ul><li>Did they give facts or opinions? </li></ul><ul><li>Did they give all the facts? </li></ul><ul><li>Did they leave something out? </li></ul>who what where when why how
  4. 4. where did they say it? <ul><li>Was it in public or in private? </li></ul><ul><li>Did other people have a chance to talk about the other side? </li></ul>who what where when why how
  5. 5. when did they say it? <ul><li>Before, after, or during an important event? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it in a group or person to person? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it in public or private? </li></ul>who what where when why how
  6. 6. why did they say it? <ul><li>Did they explain their opinions? </li></ul><ul><li>Were they trying to make someone look good or bad? </li></ul>who what where when why how
  7. 7. how did they say it? <ul><li>Were they happy, sad, angry, or didn’t care? </li></ul><ul><li>Did they write it or speak it? </li></ul><ul><li>Were they loud or quiet or in between? </li></ul><ul><li>Could you understand what they said? </li></ul>who what where when why how
  8. 8. http://criticalthinkingasylum.wordpress.com

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