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.
De Bono's Six Hats Thinking poster- all you need on one page!
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.