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Facts vs. Opinions vs. Informed Opinions and Their Role in Journalism

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Learning about journalism is exciting ... is that a fact or an opinion? With an engaging lesson plan, scholars learn how to differentiate between the two. Pupils also complete worksheets, watch a news story, and evaluate online news...
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Fact vs. Opinion

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Many informational texts are written as factual, but can your learners determine when an opinion is presented as fact? Have your kids read several articles on the same topic and record the statements that contain either facts or...
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Comparing and Contrasting: Fact vs. Opinion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers investigate nonfiction stories by analyzing facts and opinions. They read nonfiction stories about the Lewis and Clark expedition. Pupils utilize a T-chart to list the facts and opinions on opposite sides, and then...
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Facts vs. Opinion (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Provide pairs of learners with a three-page Fact vs. Opinion packet. The first page of the packet provides a definition of these terms and an opportunity for guided practice. Partners then share their ideas to complete the practice...
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Facts vs. Opinions vs. Informed Opinions and their Role in Journalism

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do reporters write about what they see, or what they think? Examine the differences between investigative writing and opinion writing with a lesson from PBS. Learners look over different examples of each kind of reporting, and convince...
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Entrepreneurial Tightrope, Fact Vs. Opinion

For Students 7th - 12th
In this fact and opinion worksheet, students read the 9 paragraphs about beginning a business and summarize each paragraph with 1 to 2 sentences. Students write a culminating summary paragraph based on the article that includes a topic...
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Fact vs. Opinion

For Teachers K - 4th
Blue is the best color!  All people must breathe to live. Learning to separate fact from opinion is essential. After constructing definitions for these words, learners search sources for examples of each. A concluding activity, creating...
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Fact vs. Opinion (Part II)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How can you tell the difference between fact and opinion? Using newspapers, learners determine which articles contain statements of fact, and which articles reflect the writer's opinion. The lesson plan includes a discussion format and a...
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Fact or Opinion?

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
In this fact or opinion worksheet, students fill in the graphic organizer with a statement of a fact and their opinions about the fact. Students complete 4 sections.
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Critical Reading

For Students 7th - 12th
What does it mean to read critically? Critical readers look at the author's purpose, attitude, and tone. They draw inferences and identify facts and opinions. Use this guide to help your class become critical readers. Practice...
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Facts vs. Opinions in Ads

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers develop criteria for determining statements of opinion. They practice discerning statements of opinions in advertisements.
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Point of View / Fact vs. Opinion

For Students 7th - 12th
For 10 short passages, each from a different high-caliber story appropriate for secondary readers, scholars identify the point of view (first person, third person omniscient, or third person limited) and distinguish between fact and...
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Reading: Fact/Opinion

For Students 6th - 8th
In this fact versus opinion worksheet, students read a 5 paragraph selection and identify the facts and opinions in the article. Students also think of a public figure and list 2 facts and 2 opinions about them.
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Fact and Opinion: How to Tell the Difference

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore reasoning by completing a worksheet activity in class. In this fact vs. opinion lesson, students identify the differences between a personal opinion and something that is factually true. Students identify several...
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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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Money: Entrepreneurial Tightrope

For Students 8th - 12th
What a unique way of identifying the main idea in a passage. Learners read an article about starting a new business, but they read it in small sections, rephrasing each section independently. Then, below the article, writers summarize...
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Persuasive Writing Skills Worksheets

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
What makes you want to buy that new car? Or vote for that popular politician? Study the persuasive techniques commonly found in advertisements or argumentative writing, including repetition, exaggeration, and fact vs. opinion.
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Fact vs. Opinion: Theory, Hypothesis, and Bias

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Emphasize the differences between a theory and a hypothesis to teach your class how to avoid scientific bias.
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Fact and Opinion in an Informational Text

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore journalism by reflecting upon paragraphs they read. In this fact vs. opinion lesson plan, 5th graders discuss the importance of facts in journalism and how to disregard personal opinions in an article. Students read...
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Facts and Opinions

For Students 3rd
In this fact vs. opinion worksheet, 3rd graders write facts and opinions about bees and butterflies. Students must research about the given insects and provide both facts and opinions about each in the given space provided.
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Fact vs. Opinion

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Fact or opinion? That is the challenge facing learners who must record statements from a passage in either the fact or opinion column on a one-page template. 
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Fact vs. Opinion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore fact versus opinion in reading material. They listen to sentences and use hand signals to identify if the sentences are facts or opinions. After reading a story, they vote on sentences for facts and opinions and stae a...
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Reading Skills Profile

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Assess your young learners' reading skills, from sounding out words to general comprehension and identifying facts vs. opinions, with this excellent worksheet. The resource also includes a goal-setting worksheet that focuses...
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Amelia Earhart: Fact Or Myth

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reading and history worksheet, students research Amelia Earhart and make lists of what they believe to be facts and what they think are myths, legends and theory. No information or examples are given on this page.

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