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Critical thinking has become a very important educational goal and is one of the 4 competencies that must be possessed, moreover, skills in the 21st century have been widely discussed in the world of education. Since critical thinking is important in the world of education, the integration of critical thinking in writing attracts experts to express their views. The relationship between writing and critical thinking focuses on problem-solving. Students will be given problems in their natural surroundings and open their minds. The writing process involves critical thinking. Students learn to think by collecting ideas and composition because critical thinking is to improve students' thinking skills which encourage students to accept or reject the ideas they write. Therefore, this research aims to find out the students' perceptions toward critical thinking concepts in writing class. The researcher used a qualitative case study as a research method. The participants of this study are five students from senior high schools in Bogor. The research used observation, field notes, and interviews as research instruments for data collection. The result of this research showed that students had positive perceptions and students perceived that critical thinking can improve students' writing skills.