Fact & Opinion

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Fact & Opinion

  1. 2. <ul><li>Sometimes it is hard to tell the difference between sentences that are facts and sentences that are fiction. </li></ul><ul><li>A FACT can be proven to be true. </li></ul><ul><li>An OPINION is what someone believes -it cannot be proven true or false. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>If you can find proof , or evidence for a sentence, then it is a FACT . </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>1. Rabbits are mammals. </li></ul><ul><li>2. George Washington was the first president of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>3. The earth orbits the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>4. There are books in the library </li></ul>Does the Author want you to believe that these sentences are facts? YES No Next Slide
  4. 5. <ul><li>You could look in a dictionary or encyclopedia, and find PROOF that the sentence states a fact. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Elephants have four legs. </li></ul>Fact Opinion Go On
  6. 7. <ul><li>Black is the best color for a dog. </li></ul>Fact Opinion Go On
  7. 8. <ul><li>Many people have dogs for pets. </li></ul>Fact Opinion Go On
  8. 9. A FACT can be proven to be true. An OPINION is what someone believes -it cannot be proven true or false.
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  12. 15. The sentences are facts. You can prove these sentences are TRUE by using an encyclopedia, a dictionary, or your own experience. GO Back
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