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Protest Letter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What a fantastic resource to guide youngsters in persuasive letter writing. They read a brief letter to the editor and answer question about the author's purpose, word choice, and structure. Next, scholars draft their own letter by...
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It's Your Opinion

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Everyone has a different opinion about the characters they read about in books. Have your class explore forming an opinion and finding evidence to support it as they read and discuss what they think about a particular character. They...
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Communicative Group Activity: What's Your Opinion?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students participate in a topic discussion in English. They choose a topic from a group of cards and then give their opinion on what was read. The other students have to offer their opinions as well in English.
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Awesome Stories: Vincent van Gogh

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Who was Vincent van Gogh? Most of the questions can be answered in two or three sentences; however, there is at least one essay prompt and one personal response question that require longer answers. Questions call for a good mix of...
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To Whom It May Concern

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Encourage your pupils to become responsible citizens by teaching them how to take a stance on an issue, research it, and then write a formal letter expressing their concerns. Worksheets, graphic organizers, and charts are included. You...
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Writing: Opinions and Supporting Arguments

For Students 6th - 8th
Do you have a curfew? Should you? Read this article with your class, and have middle schoolers write a persuasive essay supporting the claim of their choice. A graphic organizer is included! 
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Increase Kindness, Defeat Bullying: Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

For Students 7th - 9th
High-interest content captures your most reluctant readers and class participants. Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University, seeks to nurture a culture of kindness and reduce bullying. Excerpts from...
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Nonfiction Text Features

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify features of a nonfiction article in this language arts lesson. Middle schoolers apply comprehension strategies as they read the parts of the article, and analyze the author's key points. Additionally, they examine information in...
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Fact Or Opinion

For Teachers 7th
Groups of junior highers find newspaper articles which contain both facts and opinions, and present examples of each to the class. The focus is on discerning between fact and opinion. Two excellent worksheets are embedded in the plan...
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Earth Shaking Events

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners communicate effectively. In this expressions lesson plan, students read about earth-shattering events and consider how to best share a reaction. Learners have a variety of materials and resources to practice this process. 
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Technological Grand Conversations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students participate in literature circles. In this literature circles lesson, students respond to the reading and word process their response. Students read others' responses and respond to their ideas.
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Writing: Opinions and Supporting Arguments

For Students 7th - 10th
In this writing and supporting arguments instructional activity, students read a 4 paragraph selection titled "Not a Wake-Up Call" and then identify facts and supporting arguments in the piece. Students also think of their own persuasive...
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Using Quotations to Support Your Opinions

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this punctuation worksheet, students read a paragraph and add 2 sentences from the box that best supports the paragraph. Students add quotation marks and punctuate 4 sentences correctly and then write an argument to persuade their...
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Is That a Fact?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write examples of facts and opinions on the board. In groups, they develop their own definitions for facts and opinions and share with the class. In new groups, they complete a worksheet in which they place statements into the...
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Good News/Bad News/Who Cares?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars practice evaluating facts, bringing to bear their own experience, preferences, and international contexts. They recognize that there are many ways of interpreting a single piece of information and form the habit of...
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research natural disasters and then create a PowerPoint presentation in groups about the chosen disaster and their opinions. In this natural disaster lesson plan, students debate on their opinions of natural disasters.
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Teaching English: Consumer Society - Consumer Items

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars read an article about consumer society. In this consumer lesson, students read an article for information in order to argue a point. They talk about their opinions, or how they feel about consumer society/consumer items....
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The Trumpet of the Swan

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore persuasive writing. In this writing lesson plan, students write a persuasive paragraph to one of the characters in The Trumpet of the Swan after a structured guiding writing lesson plan in which topic sentences and...
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Distinguishing Facts from Opinions

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders use a scavenger hunt worksheet to look through classroom books and resources and identify facts and opinions. In this fact and opinion lesson plan, 3rd graders look through non fiction and fiction books.
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Identifying Facts and Forming Opinions

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Kirsten Hall's animal books provide learners with an opportunity to practice forming statements of opinions and factual statements. Using sentence starters such as "I learned. . ." and "I think. . ." class members craft sentences cite a...
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Facts and Opinions

For Students 4th - 8th
For this fact and opinion worksheet, students decide if statements are facts or opinions, write facts and opinions, and more. Students complete 6 activities.
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Zoom In: Desegregation -- Living Together

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore desegregation and racism in America. In this conflict resolution lesson, students examine images and discuss stereotyping and conflicts between people. Students reflect on their emotions while viewing the photographs.
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Print or Collage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a collage or print and write an essay about an artwork they observe. In this art lesson plan, students write their opinions and influences they believe the artwork has.
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Inferences/Opinions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders practice making inferences and forming opinions. In this reading strategy lesson, 4th graders listen to the book Woodsong by Gary Pauisen. They make predictions about the story before beginning and discuss the story as...
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A Birthday Mystery: comprehension skills

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension skills worksheet, students read the book A Birthday Mystery and complete comprehension activities. Students complete activities such as main idea, opinions, details, and drawing conclusions.
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Fact and Opinion

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this fact and opinion worksheet, students explore the difference between facts and opinions as they read a descriptive paragraph. Students read 10 statements and identify each as a fact or opinion.
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What is Your Favorite Christmas Light Color? Bar Graph Recording Sheet

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this opinion bar graph worksheet, students receive a number and record their preference of Christmas light color in the worksheet. They examine the colored boxes at the bottom of the page to make their choice. There are no directions...
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Colorado Miners: Union or Not?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the labor unions and their points of view. They use online resources in order to conduct research with primary and secondary resources. Students could produce a written or oral report for assessment.
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Drugs And The Law Opinion Poll

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are given statements about the war on drugs and they are to decide if they agree or disagree with them.
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Branding and Brand Names

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To examine advertising and expressing opinions, learners create an original brand or product. They rank their favorite brands and discuss what they like or do not like about the brands, following a brand name investigation. This...
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Facts and Opinions in advertising

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify facts and opinions as it relates to real advertisements. They create their own advertisements using fact and opinions to sell their product.
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What Do You Think About . . .?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this recognizing opinions learning exercise, students write sentences giving opinions, asking for opinions, agreeing, and disagreeing. Students write fifteen sentences.
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The Power of Words: Lesson 8

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders describe and summarize the books they are reading and discuss the power of communication in their books. In this books lesson plan, 5th graders formulate opinions as they read.
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Zoom-In: Journal

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders reflect after viewing diaries and images. In this journal instructional activity, 5th graders view a PowerPoint presentation of an influential person in American history. Students discuss primary sources and write in their...
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Opinions and Attitudes

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this ESL conversation starter worksheet, students read 15 controversial statements. Students circle numbers between 1 and 5 to show degrees of agreement/disagreement. Students talk about the statements. Note: The statements are...
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Whose Business Is It?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read articles in The Times Business Day section and share their opinions on the articles. They search through the Business Day section of The Times to find items to complete a scavenger hunt. They summarize a teacher selected...
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Everyone Has An Opinion! Cultural Values and the Economy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students select a role to play for a series of debates. Individually, they create a personage or viewpoint from which they begin their argument. Using the Internet, they research their topic and participate in the discussion.
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Slavery: Life in the United States

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students form an opinion of what they think of slavery. They express that opinion by choosing a "side" and participate in a class discussion in which they tell why they feel the way they do.
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Federalism, School Safety, and Congress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils study federalism and Congress's power under the commerce clause. They examine the processes used by the Supreme Court and apply them to school safety issues.
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Fact or Opinion

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this fact or opinion activity, students read 14 sentences and determine if each one is a fact or an opinion. Students write their answers on the lines provided.
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Have Your Say

For Students 4th - 6th
For this stating opinions worksheet, students practice expressing their own personal opinions. Students express their opinion as they answer 4 short answer questions about the Parliament restricting the Catholics from practicing their...
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Endangered Rain Forest Research and Opinion Paper

For Students 5th - 6th
In this endangered rain forest research and opinion research worksheet, students research factors that cause the destruction of rain forest. They read two opinion statements before deciding on one to respond to with data from their...
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Fact or Opinion?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders play a chasing game while determining if statements are fact or opinion. They work as teams to chase and tag each other to a safety line depending on whether the statement is fact or opinion. They play until all players...
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Identifying Facts and Opinions

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students understand the difference between a fact and an opinion. They identify facts and opinions in a news report. They identify facts and opinions in print and color code them with different colors.
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Opinion/Facts: Candidates

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this candidate worksheet, students write the opinions and facts about a candidate running for office and analyze a political cartoon about them. Students complete 5 sections.
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Fact

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read about polar bears and discuss and identify the facts they learn about them. In this facts lesson plan, students explain why their facts are not opinions.
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Reading: Fact/Opinion

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this fact and opinion worksheet, students read a short passage containing several facts and opinions in "A Change for Change". Students underline the facts in the passage and circle the opinions. Students list each one on the chart...
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Cloning

For Students 5th - 6th
In this opinions of cloning usage instructional activity, students read phrases of what cloning should be used for and check their opinions in columns yes, not sure, no, only in certain situations, and never.
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Opinions, Please!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the meaning and purposes of polls and surveys. After reading an article, they analyze the results of a poll given to residents of New York City. They create a survey of their own and analyze the data to write a written...
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Is That a Fact?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use physical activity to help them distinguish between facts and opinions. They are broken up into pairs and students give a fact or opinion (based on the call by the teacher) when the ball is bounced to them.
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Lesson: Fact and Opinion

For Teachers 5th
For this reading comprehension lesson, 5th graders analyze and practice determining whether statements from a piece of text are facts or opinions.
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Identifying Opinions with Signal Words

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify opinions within a text. In this language arts lesson, 1st graders discuss the definition of opinion. Students identify words that signal opinions and work together to identify opinions within the text.
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Making Judgments

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this making judgments worksheet, students review what judgments are and complete a graphic organizer which requires them to make judgments.
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Health Education: Opinions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders consider the opinions of others. In this personal health lesson plan, 3rd graders demonstrate how to effectively and respectfully express opinions that differ from others as they create and follow rules for productive...
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Whose Neighborhood is It? Whose America is This?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use electronic resources to study immigration issues, analyze immigration issues dealing with security, economics, lawfulness, culture, and human rights, and discuss possible solutions. Students then express their opinions by...
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Convince Me!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze advertisements meant to persuade a reader to purchase a certain product or service to find out what stands out about the ad or what it is about the ad that persuade readers. They complete an analysis chart, and discuss...
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Due Process Freedoms Seeking Facts to Solve Mysteries

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine how to determine the difference between facts and opinions. They recognize that legal personnel use facts when investigating whether a person is innocent or guilty. They complete a investigation.
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Just the Facts

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read and discuss the story "Cookies Disappear." students determine sentences from the story that are facts and those that are opinions.
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Rosa Parks- Life in a Box

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders analyze primary sources on Rosa Parks.  In this life in a box lesson, 3rd graders examine artifacts belonging to Rosa Parks and images.  Students reflect on what they learned about this influential person in history.
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Knock Pro-Wrestling Off Prime Time

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this persuasive arguments worksheet, students read the passage, find and underline the author's opinion, and write the supporting arguments on the provided lines. Students then come up with a opinion topic and supporting arguments for...
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Analyzing Public Policy Opinions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars brainstorm a list of the major issues affecting Fairfax County, Virginia. Using the internet, they choose one topic to research in depth. To end the lesson, they analyze the effectiveness of an actual public policy...
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How Are Boundaries Made, Kept, Broken?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write a first draft of an essay reflecting their opinions of Things Fall Apart. They complete their circle diagrams, have them approved by the teacher, and write their essays. They write in their dialectical journals as they...
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Special Delivery-Opinion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars are introduced to the concept of global climate change. Using data, they determine how much of the world is being affected by the increase in temperatures. They complete a worksheet and consider the evidence giving to them...
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Uniform Blues

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore what the U.S. Constitution is and why it is important, the purpose of the state constitution, and its relationship to the U.S. Constitution and the similarities and differences among federal, state and local...