Summary It wasn’t easy for Jim Thorpe to become a famous and respected athlete. As an American Indian, he was discriminated against and separated from his family. His twin brother died when they were only nine years old. His mother and father also died when he was still in school. But he learned to move forward with his life because he was so inspired by his family and his people .
A fact is a statement that can be proven either true or false.
An opinion is a statement based on someone’s judgment , belief , or way of thinking about something .
Practice Fact and Opinion PB 263 1. Look up Jim Thorpe in encyclopedia 2. no support 4. They won only a few games. 3. faulty 5. valid Is Opinion Valid or Faulty? How to Check Fact Statement Frankly, they were not very good. Unfortunately, the team was owned by a selfish man named Walter Lingo. Jim led a professional football team called Oorang Indians.