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  • 1. Fact and Opinion
  • 2.
    • Sometimes it is hard to tell the difference between sentences that are facts and sentences that are fiction.
    • A FACT can be proven to be true.
    • An OPINION is what someone believes -it cannot be proven true or false.
  • 3. Deciding if a sentence is a Fact
    • If you can find proof , or evidence for a sentence, then it is a FACT .
  • 4. Look at these sentences:
    • 1. Rabbits are mammals.
    • 2. George Washington was the first president of the United States.
    • 3. The earth orbits the sun.
    • 4. There are books in the library
    Does the Author want you to believe that these sentences are facts? YES No Next Slide
  • 5. Rabbits ARE Mammals
    • You could look in a dictionary or encyclopedia, and find PROOF that the sentence states a fact.
  • 6. You decide - Fact or Opinion
    • Elephants have four legs.
    Fact Opinion Go On
  • 7. You decide - Fact or Opinion
    • Black is the best color for a dog.
    Fact Opinion Go On
  • 8. You decide - Fact or Opinion
    • Many people have dogs for pets.
    Fact Opinion Go On
  • 9. Remember: A FACT can be proven to be true. An OPINION is what someone believes -it cannot be proven true or false.
  • 10. The End
  • 11.  
  • 12. RIGHT!! That was an Opinion You could not find that fact in a dictionary or reference book Go Back
  • 13. Sorry, that was a FACT. Go Back
  • 14. That’s Right! The sentence was a FACT. Go Back
  • 15. That’s Right!! The sentences are facts. You can prove these sentences are TRUE by using an encyclopedia, a dictionary, or your own experience. GO Back
  • 16. Sorry, try again. Go Back

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