Fact and Opinion

"Is it true?" "Can it be proved?" Here's a presentation that shows kids the questions to ask to distinguish between facts and opinions. Also included are exercises that ask viewers to determine which statements in a paragraphs are facts and which are opinions.

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Classroom Considerations

  • Preview the presentation to ensure that all materials on the slides are visible
  • Instructors will have to provide three articles for the final pair share and independent practice exercises
Pros

  • The provided charts make it clear how to separate fact from opinion
  • The presentation includes a list of opinion signal words
Cons

  • The three articles mentioned on the final slide are not attached to the presentation