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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
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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 .
Continue...
Fact or
Opinion

Rul es:
2. Rais e y our hand to
share your answer.
Continue...

Don’t forget to phrase


your answer as a
Fact or
Opinion

Mark McGwire is the


greatest baseball
player who ever
lived.

Fact Opinion
Fact or
Opinion

Being an astronaut is
the best job in the
world. You get to travel
in outer space and learn
all about astronomy.

Fact Opinion
Fact or
Opinion

A computer’s main job


is to process a great
deal of information on
a regular basis.

Fact Opinion
Fact or
Opinion

The United States is


the most effective
democracy in the
world.

Fact Opinion
Fact or
Opinion

Six billion people


inhabit our planet.

Fact Opinion
Fact or
Opinion

This answer is incorrect.

Try again...
Fact or
Opinion

This answer is incorrect.

Try again...
Fact or
Opinion

This answer is incorrect.

Try again...
Fact or
Opinion

This answer is incorrect.

Try again...
Fact or
Opinion

This answer is incorrect.

Try again...
Fact or
Opinion

If you stated your


answer in the form of a
question, you are
Next
?

Can you explain why this


statement is an opinion?
Fact or
Opinion

If you stated your


answer in the form of a
question, you are
Next
?

Can you explain why this


statement is an opinion?
Fact or
Opinion

If you stated your


answer in the form of a
question, you are
Next
?

Can you explain why this


statement is an opinion?
Fact or
Opinion

If you stated your


answer in the form of a
question, you are
Next
?

Can you turn this fact


into an opinion?
Fact or
Opinion

If you stated your


answer in the form of a
question, you are One
Step
Further

Can you turn this fact


into an opinion?
Fact or
Opinion

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

End
• Write two opinions
Activity about these facts.