Comprehension: Text Analysis, Fact or Opinion Football

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Touchdown! Try out this game to help your learners differentiate between fact and opinion. In pairs, pupils switch off reading cards to one another. Learners determine if the sentences on the cards are facts or opinions and continue practicing until they run out of cards.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Laminate the goalposts and cards so that you can play this game more than once and over several years
  • Have kids come up with their facts and opinions to add to the stack of cards
Classroom Considerations
  • This is just a practice game; you'll likely need to provide some prior instruction to prepare learners for determining if a statement is a fact or an opinion
  • Sets up a straightforward process for partners to follow that will keep them on task and working with facts and opinion
  • It comes with four pages of fact and opinion cards, all of which are labeled with either fact or opinion in light gray to assist individuals as they play
  • Kids will enjoy the football theme
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