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Created by Carrie Ziolkowski, GALACTIC

Fact or Opinion

Grade 6
This activity addresses the following Missouri Standards:
• Distinguish between fact and opinion (MO 1.6, 1.7) • Recognize different viewpoints, biases and propaganda (MO 1.6, 1.7) To Activity Page

Fact or Opinion

Rul es: 1. Read ea ch sent ence or passage. Deci de whet he r it desc ribe s a fact o r an opi ni on .
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Fact or Opinion

Rul es: 2. Rais e y our hand to share your answer.
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Don’t forget to phrase your answer as a

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Mark McGwire is the greatest baseball player who ever lived.
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Being an astronaut is the best job in the world. You get to travel in outer space and learn all about astronomy. Fact Opinion

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A computer’s main job is to process a great deal of information on a regular basis.
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The United States is the most effective democracy in the world.
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Six billion people inhabit our planet.

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If you stated your answer in the form of a question, you are

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Can you explain why this statement is an opinion?

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If you stated your answer in the form of a question, you are

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Can you explain why this statement is an opinion?

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If you stated your answer in the form of a question, you are

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Can you explain why this statement is an opinion?

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If you stated your answer in the form of a question, you are

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Can you turn this fact into an opinion?

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If you stated your answer in the form of a question, you are

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Can you turn this fact into an opinion?

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Going further…
In your journal: • Write two facts.
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• Write two opinions about these facts.