Determine simple criteria for recognizing factual claim and opinion (e.g., scientific method, provability, quality of evidence, sources). 0801.5.5
Links verified on 9/8/2014
- Believe it or Not? - lesson plan - separate factual claims from opinions and exaggerations
- Determining the Credibility of Sources - article with suggestions on how to determine credibility
- Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion - click on a button to indicate if the statements are fact, opinion, or a blend of both
- Fact or Opinion Quiz - Decide which of these statements are fact or opinion from the drop-down list, then click on the "Finished" button to obtain your score out of ten.
- Fact or Opinion? (quiz 1) - a Quia quiz
- Fact or Opinion? (quiz 2) - a Quia quiz
- Fact or Opinion? - there are sixteen questions on this Quia quiz, each is on a separate page
- Fact or Opinion Jeopardy - [designed for 6th grade] five statements to be evaluated in the form of a short Jeopardy game [could be used as a whole class activity if projected or used on an interactive whiteboard]
- Fact, Habit, Opinion or Schedule? - an English-Zone quiz
- Fact or Opinion? - select fact of fiction for each statement
- Fact/Opinion Interactive Sites and Worksheets - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- Fact, Opinion, False Claim, or Untested Claim? - What makes one statement a fact and another an opinion?
- Fact and Opinion Self-Test - immediate feedback is given when you select an answer
- Fact and Opinion Test - eight multiple choice questions
- Face and Opinion Worksheet - students write a topic in the top box and then write examples of facts and opinions related to the topic
- Fact vs Opinion: an Interactive Exercise - this PowerPoint slide show contains seven statements to be evaluated [could be used as a whole class activity if projected or used on an interactive whiteboard]
- Martin Luther King Jr.: Fact or Opinion? (a worksheet to print)
- A mix of factual information and the opinions of the author. Often the opinions are disguised as fact, to make the author's argument seem more believable.
- Respecting the views and beliefs of others - unit plan that can be adapted [designed for grade 10]
- Topic Research Guide - past and active debate topics
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