(DeBonos Six Thinking Hats - different thinking styles) - Think of them as different cups of tea that everyone changes what they like to drink once in a while, but they still have a preference that they will go back to
This would allow students to think more deeply about what they read. By bringing in actual hats to represent these components, you could put together a cohesive class writing that represents the thoughts of multiple students.
De Bono's Thinking Hats: a system designed by Edward de Bono which describes a tool for group discussion and individual thinking involving six colored hats. "Six Thinking Hats" and the associated idea parallel thinking provide a means for groups to plan thinking processes in a detailed and cohesive way, and in doing so to think together more effectively.