DeBono Thinking Hats: Yellow Hat: (Happy) Explain something in the story that you liked. Tell what you liked about that part. Blue Hat: (Control) Tell what the story is about in one sentence. Green Hat: (Ideas) Tell a new idea that could be added to the story, maybe a new event, different ending, etc. Explain how your new idea would change the story? White Hat: (Facts) Tell a fact that you learned from this story. Why was this fact important to the story? Red Hat: (Feelings) Describe a strong feeling one of the characters had during an event in the story or describe your feelings about an event in the book. Elaborate on your feelings. Black Hat: (Critical) Identify something that needs to be explained more. How would you change this if you were revising the story. Elaborate.