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Scapegoating and Othering

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Scapegoating and "Othering" is the focus of a series of activities that ask groups to consider how these behaviors contribute to hatred and intolerance. Groups are given a scenario and discussion questions based on the situation. Whether...
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Teach Inferences in a Systematic and Engaging Way

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Benefit from specially designed materials to help you teach inference in a systematic and rewarding way!
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Determining Author's Point of View: The Sneeches

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Determine the author's point of view in a text. Young readers read Dr. Seuss' The Sneeches and identify the author's purpose in the story. They identify persuasive techniques in writing, asking and answering questions to better...
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How to Analyze the News

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Teach kids how to watch television, specifically the news, with this creative idea for learners of all ages from the Media Awareness Network. The elementary school plan focuses on presenting news as a story and uses Jon Scieszka's story...
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Juggling Fact and Opinion in Today's Information Overload

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Teaching children to evaluate information is critical to differentiate between fact and opinion.
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A Way with Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do facts and opinions impact the news? After reading "How to Cover a War" from the New York Times, middle schoolers evaluate the claims in the article. They also consider the media's responsibilities in reporting during wartime....
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Fact versus Opinion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part of a series aimed at breaking down cultural bias from the Canadian Media Awareness Network, this activity identifies where opinions do and don't belong in a newspaper. Pupils review handouts about the purpose of editorial comments...
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Fact or Opinion?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Challenge your class to determine between facts or opinions in the following PowerPoint. Each section contains an advertisement with stated facts and opinions. This is a great game for learners to play individually or with partners.
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Fact and Opinion

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Facts and opinions are clearly defined in this organized PowerPoint. Following the definitions are a few examples that students must identify as facts or opinions. Tip: After viewing this presentation, ask students to share some of their...
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Just the Facts

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Show your class how fascinating a text can be by asking them to focus on interesting facts they learned while reading. There are boxes for six facts as well as one large box where pupils can record the most important fact from their...
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Fact and Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students present a slide presentation where they dissect the facts and fiction reports of an original myth. In this fact and fiction lesson plan, students use a myth that is based on the cultural artifacts from early civilizations.
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Disney's Pocahontas: Fact or Fiction?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Did you know that Pocahontas was 12 when Jamestown was established? Did you know that she later married John Rolfe? Did you know that she lived in London for two years? Did you know that she died of small pox? Class members study the...
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Words are the Key - Part 2

For Teachers 2nd
Do newspaper journalists always remain objective, or can you see evidence of their opinion in the text? As a group, read the passage Birds of Prey. There are signal words your kids should look for (seems, believe, likely, etc.). Using...
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Fact Versus Opinion

For Teachers K - 5th
Students differentiate between fact and opinion. They define fact and opinion, then listen to and identify examples of each. Students identify different books where facts and opinions can be found, and cut out newspaper and magazine...
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Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learn about the events that helped shape the United States of America. Elementary schoolers explore the Civil War with six different activities. Each activity has a different focus: literature connections, primary sources, vocabulary,...
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Fact Versus Opinion

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young learners distinguish statements as fact or fiction. After exploring a newspaper, they determine the type of information it contains. They read editorial articles and discuss the differences between the editorial page and the front...
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Fact or Opinion

For Teachers 2nd
Have your class differentiate between fact and opinion using this presentation. Learners read a series of statements and identify whether the example is fact or opinion. This is a terrific and motivating way to explore this topic.
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What is True? Discovering the Difference between Fact and Fiction

For Teachers 3rd
The ability to distinguish between fact and fiction is the focus of this language arts lesson. Begin by viewing a PowerPoint that gives examples of fact and fiction. Then listen to The Story of the Milky Way, and try to determine what...
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Distinguish Fact from Opinion in Passage

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Is it a fact or is it an opinion; readers need to know. Second graders learn a new technique to determine if a sentence or reading passage is fact based or opinion based. They read and then ask evidence based questions to determine if...
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Conventions: Strong Verbs

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders practice using strong verbs. In this conventions instructional activity, 5th graders brainstorm words to complete sentences and list lively and exciting verbs. Students act out meanings of certain words. Students come up...
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What Is the Nature of Science?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students distinguish between scientific and everyday meanings of key words-theory, hypothesis, law, fact-and use in context. They recognize the variables that affect observation, data collection, and interpretation. They discover the...
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What is the Nature of Science?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars distinguish between scientific and everyday meaning of key terms: theory, hypothesis, law, fact, law-and use in context. They recognize the variables that affect observation, data collection, and interpretation.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars write reviews of films they have seen over the Christmas holidays. They study what the ingredients of a film review are, and examine the difference between fact and opinion.
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Is It Real?

For Teachers 1st
First graders see how to determine whether a text is fact or fiction by completing a whole-group activity with the teacher. They use this knowledge in a small-group station activity game where they determine if sentences are fact or...