What Is Critical Literacy? Strategies to Promote Its Use in the Classroom

In an essay of 500-750 words, provide a usable definition for critical literacy and discuss the significance of critical literacy to adolescents.Support all of your ideas with citations from your readings. Use the GCU Library for additional peer-reviewed articles that can be used in support of your content. Cite a minimum of three academic sources.In addition, conduct and summarize (in 500-750 words) two peer interviews that address the following:What is critical literacy? Why is it important?How often do you use critical literacy strategies within your classroom?Describe some of the strategies you use to engage students in critical literacy.Describe some of the activities in which students engage around critical literacy.In your summary, include an analysis of your peers’ levels of knowledge and comfort in regard to critical literacy instruction. Justify your analysis. Cite a minimum of three academic sources.Prepare these assignments according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.This assignment uses a grading rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.Submit both essay and interviews summary as one deliverable to the instructor.