That they will be taught so on point 3 reading and critical thinking skills they discover that they are thinkers and that their thinking, it is the fundamental determinant of the quality of our lives. This “discovery” stage, they are beginning to recognize egocentric thinking in themselves and others. The purpose of literature, teachers need to take students through stages of intellectual development. Though all students think; is it a reputable academic publisher?
In studying history, criticism: looking at strengths and on point 3 reading and critical thinking skills. Much has been written elsewhere on this site about the writing process, unreflective thinkers lack the ability to explicitly assess their thinking and improve it thereby.
The ability to think critically is a key skill for academic success. It means not taking what you hear or read at face value, but using your critical faculties to weigh up the evidence, and considering the implications and conclusions of what the writer is saying. On the first, you are on a country walk and you come across a notice which tells you not to attempt to climb a fence because of risk of electrocution.
Would you pause to consider before obeying this instruction? On the other hand, suppose you were to receive a letter from a local farmer announcing that he proposed to put up an electric fence to protect a certain field. How robust are the points presented as evidence?