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Fact and Opinion

Fourth Grade
Unit 3 Week 2
By Kristi Waltke
Facts


A statement of fact can be correct or
incorrect. You can check it by doing
research.

Mercury is the
Monkeys are
...
Opinions
A

statement of opinion cannot be proved
true or false. It is a belief or judgment. It
often contains a word of ...
Opinions
A

statement of opinion should be
supported. A valid opinion is supported
by facts or good logic. A faulty opini...
Fact and Opinion
 Some

sentences contain both
statements of fact and statements of
It is the
opinion.
The size of a
auth...
A photo essay like Adelina’s Whales is
the best genre for fourth graders to read.
While it Is this statement a factAdelina...
La Laguna is the most amazing place for
Adelina to grow up.
Is this statement a fact or an opinion?

It cannot be proven t...
Adelina has lived in La Laguna her whole
life.

This can statement a factA person could
Is this be proven. or an opinion?
...
Adelina and her family believe their
hometown is a special place.

It involves a belief or judgment. Notice
Is this statem...
Mother whales are proud parents. They
lift their babies up to show them off.
Is this statement a fact judgment.
It involve...
Whales brains are as large as a car’s
engine.

This can statement a factA person could
Is this be proven. or an opinion?
r...
 As

you read, try to
distinguish facts from
opinions.
 Remember how to figure
out if a statement is a
fact or an opinio...
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  1. 1. Fact and Opinion Fourth Grade Unit 3 Week 2 By Kristi Waltke
  2. 2. Facts  A statement of fact can be correct or incorrect. You can check it by doing research. Mercury is the Monkeys are planet closest mammals. to the sun.
  3. 3. Opinions A statement of opinion cannot be proved true or false. It is a belief or judgment. It often contains a word of judgment, such as best, should, or beautiful. It may begin with the words In my opinion or I believe. Bananas are She is the the best fruit in coolest girl on a summer day. school!
  4. 4. Opinions A statement of opinion should be supported. A valid opinion is supported by facts or good logic. A faulty opinion is not.
  5. 5. Fact and Opinion  Some sentences contain both statements of fact and statements of It is the opinion. The size of a author’s opinion that the whale is beautiful. blue whale can be proven. The beautiful whale can grow as big as 100 feet long!
  6. 6. A photo essay like Adelina’s Whales is the best genre for fourth graders to read. While it Is this statement a factAdelina’s Whales is can be proven that or an opinion? a photo essay, this statement contains an opinion. Notice “best” is a judgment word.
  7. 7. La Laguna is the most amazing place for Adelina to grow up. Is this statement a fact or an opinion? It cannot be proven true or false. It involves a belief or judgment, feelings. It might be a valid opinion, but it is not a fact.
  8. 8. Adelina has lived in La Laguna her whole life. This can statement a factA person could Is this be proven. or an opinion? research this statement.
  9. 9. Adelina and her family believe their hometown is a special place. It involves a belief or judgment. Notice Is this statement a fact or an opinion? that “believe” is one of words that signals an opinion. However, there are facts in the story that make this opinion valid.
  10. 10. Mother whales are proud parents. They lift their babies up to show them off. Is this statement a fact judgment. It involves a belief oror an opinion? It cannot be proven whether whales are proud parents or not.
  11. 11. Whales brains are as large as a car’s engine. This can statement a factA person could Is this be proven. or an opinion? research this statement.
  12. 12.  As you read, try to distinguish facts from opinions.  Remember how to figure out if a statement is a fact or an opinion.  Remember that opinions can be valid, but that doesn’t make them facts.

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