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  • Fact and Opinion
  • A fact is a statement that can be proven.
  • An opinion is a statement that tells what someone thinks or believes.
  • An opinion cannot be proven.
  • Words such as best , worst , good and bad are often used when giving opinions .
  • Now let’s read a story together and practice what we’ve learned.
  • Read each sentence and tell whether it is a fact or an opinion.
  • The underlined phrases are hints to help you.
  • My family and I moved out West in the spring of 1849 .
  • We settled in a tent town called Gopher Gulch.
  • That was the worst little town in the world.
  • There were no sidewalks, just muddy paths.
  • Gopher Gulch was a lonesome place , too.
  • There were only three families there when we moved in.
  • After a while, Gopher Gulch started to grow .
  • We even put up a sign that said “Gopher Gulch.”
  • Fine new businesses seemed to be popping up overnight!
  • Ten new businesses opened up in the spring of 1850.
  • It was a good thing to have a bakery and a general store.
  • Many people stayed in the new hotel.
  • People living in tents enjoyed taking baths in the new bath house.
  • My mom will be glad when we can build a church.
  • The best things to come to Gopher Gulch though, were sidewalks.