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SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE
POINT OF VIEW
SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE POINTS OF VIEW

•Subjective means “personal; resulting
from feelings; existing only in the
mind.”...
SOME KINDS OF WRITING CONTAIN A
MIX OF OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE
POINTS OF VIEW:

biographies
• autobiographies
• personal ...
EXAMPLES:
TO FIND OUT WHETHER AN AUTHOR’S
WRITING IS OBJECTIVE OR SUBJECTIVE,
ASK THESE QUESTIONS:
• Is the focus on facts or feelin...
DO QUICK CHECK ON YOUR PAPER!
TO FIGURE OUT IF WRITING IS SUBJECTIVE OR
OBJECTIVE, YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO:
Distinguish Fact from Opinion

A fact is someth...
An opinion reflects a belief or judgment.
Opinions can be supported by facts, but
they can’t be proven.
Ex: Popcorn taste ...
PLEASE DO QUICK CHECK ON
YOUR PAPER!
FINAL MISSION IN YOUR SPIRAL NOTEBOOK!

1)As an educated citizen, it is essential that you are able to
read nonfiction tex...
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Subjective and objective point of view 2014

  1. 1. SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE POINT OF VIEW
  2. 2. SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE POINTS OF VIEW •Subjective means “personal; resulting from feelings; existing only in the mind.” •Objective means “real; factual; without bias.”
  3. 3. SOME KINDS OF WRITING CONTAIN A MIX OF OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE POINTS OF VIEW: biographies • autobiographies • personal narratives •
  4. 4. EXAMPLES:
  5. 5. TO FIND OUT WHETHER AN AUTHOR’S WRITING IS OBJECTIVE OR SUBJECTIVE, ASK THESE QUESTIONS: • Is the focus on facts or feelings? • Is the focus on the subject or on the writer? EX: The relay team set a district record. (Subjective or Objective) EX 2: I’m thrilled by our team’s victory. (Subjective or Objective)
  6. 6. DO QUICK CHECK ON YOUR PAPER!
  7. 7. TO FIGURE OUT IF WRITING IS SUBJECTIVE OR OBJECTIVE, YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO: Distinguish Fact from Opinion A fact is something that happened or is true. Facts can be proven. Ex: We made popcorn.
  8. 8. An opinion reflects a belief or judgment. Opinions can be supported by facts, but they can’t be proven. Ex: Popcorn taste better than any other snack.
  9. 9. PLEASE DO QUICK CHECK ON YOUR PAPER!
  10. 10. FINAL MISSION IN YOUR SPIRAL NOTEBOOK! 1)As an educated citizen, it is essential that you are able to read nonfiction texts and identify the difference between objective/subjective writing. Explain why you need to be able to do this.

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