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Critical Literacy

Critical Literacy refers to students critically analyzing and evaluating the meaning of text as it relates to issues of equity, power, and social justice to inform a criticalstance, response and/or action.

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Engaging Students in Critical Literacy
Teaching for critical literacy empowers students to be active thinkers, to look at the world from multiple perspectives and to develop questioning habits that encourage them to think and act on their decisions. Critical literacy can be applied across subject areas, modes of expression, texts and new technologies.
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Deepening Understanding of Voice
Watch as Jeffery Wilhelm works with students to explore whose voices are present and missing in their study of an historical event. The series, Discovering Voice, is available at:

Grade 10 Science (SNC2D), Academic, Video: Critical Literacy in Science MP4