Fact or Opinion Scavenger Hunt

Fact or opinion? Challenge class members to find headlines and articles that have facts and opinions related to health, money, weather, and more in a scavenger hunt worksheet.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Acquire a class set of newspapers from parents or collect them over time
  • Use at the end of a unit or lesson on fact and opinion
  • Have partners complete the sheet together
Classroom Considerations

  • Experience in identifying parts of newspapers and headlines is a prerequisite 
  • Can be used in a middle school classroom setting as well
  • Be cautious of newspaper topics, headlines, and images that may not be age appropriate
Pros

  • Expands on newspaper literacy
  • Activity-based worksheet makes it engaging for class members
Cons

  • None
Common Core