A fact is a statement that can be corroborated - it expresses only what actually happened, or what could be proven by objective data

. Example: The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan. An opinion expresses an attitude toward something – it makes a judgment, preference, view, conclusion, or gives an opinion that cannot be proven true or false. Example: Puerto Rico is more beautiful than Mexico. (This is an opinion because someone from Mexico can argue that his country is more beautiful and there is no actual prove that either country is more beautiful than the other.) Read the statement and write F if it is a fact or O if it is an opinion. 1. China is located in the continent of Asia. _____

2. Mulan is a Chinese legend. _____

3. Chinese people are nice. _____

4. In the story of Mulan, she dresses like a man. _____

5. I love the story of Mulan. _____

6. Mulan is a beautiful girl. _____

7. The Great Wall of China is more than 5,000 km long. _____

8. The flag of China is red with 5 stars. ____

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