Fact or Opinion Football

This Fact or Opinion Football activity & project also includes:

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 written on the cards are fact or opinion and continue practicing until they run out of cards.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Laminate the goal posts and cards so that you can play this game more than once, and over the course of several years
  • Have kids come up with their own facts and opinions to add to the stack of cards
Classroom Considerations

  • This is just a game for practice; you'll likely need to provide some prior instruction to prepare learners for determining if a statement is a fact or an opinion
Pros

  • Sets up a straightforward process for partners to follow that will keep them on task and working with fact and opinion
  • Comes with four full 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
Cons

  • None