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Six Thinking Hats Song

To the tune of This Old Man
Six Thinking Hats, Six Thinking Hats,We all think with them.
With a white hat, red hat, green hat too,
Watch how we think for you!

White Hat, White Hat,
Facts are what we want back.
With a white hat, red hat, green hat too,
Watch how we think for you!

Red Hat, Red Hat,
Feelings are what we want back.
With a white hat, red hat, green hat too,
Watch how we think for you!
Black Hat, Black Hat,
Weaknesses are what we want back.
With a red hat, black hat, yellow hat too,
Watch how we think for you!

Yellow Hat, Yellow Hat
Strengths are what we want back.
With a black hat, yellow hat, green hat too,
Watch how we think for you!
Green Hat, Green Hat,
Ideas are what we want back.
With a black hat, yellow hat, green hat too,
Watch how we think for you!
Blue Hat, Blue Hat,
A bird’s eye view is what we want back.
With a green hat, blue hat, white hat too,
Watch how we think for you!

Six Thinking Hats, Six Thinking Hats
A way to help us to learn.
With a white hat, red hat, black hat too,
Watch how we think for you





Book Review Template
This is the template I used with my class for a book review they recently completed.


White Hat
Facts about the book
Title, author,illustrator, main characters, setting

Yellow Hat
What were the strengths in
The plot
Characters
Presentation
Making readers aware of social/environmental issues
Writing style

Black Hat
What were the weaknesses in
The plot
The characters
Style of writing
Presentation
Illustration
The social/environmental issues raised

Green Hat
What new ideas did the author have in
Development of the plot
Characters
How did the author make the story different?
What new ideas do you have that would improve the story?

Red Hat
Feelings
How did the story make you feel?
How did you feel about the characters?
List them and write your feelings for each.
What emotion was the author trying to make you feel?
What is your opinion of the story?

Blue Hat
Thinking about what the author was trying to do.
Was there a message or moral in the story?
How did the author get you involved as a reader?
What 'tricks' did the author use to keep you reading?