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Fact and Opinion. Agatha Christie Biography. Differentiating between fact and opinion in informational text TSWBAT evaluate an article to locate three facts and three opinions. Learning Target. A fact is a statement that can be proven true or false. Examples of facts:

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Fact and Opinion

Agatha Christie Biography


  • Differentiating between fact and opinion in informational text

  • TSWBAT evaluate an article to locate three facts and three opinions

Learning Target


  • A fact is a statement that can be proven true or false.

  • Examples of facts:

  • The letter “A” is the first letter in the English alphabet.

  • Turtles are reptiles that have hard shells.

Review: Fact


  • An opinion is a statement that someone believes or thinks. There may or may not be a good reason to think this way.

  • Words that give you clues that a statement is an opinion are like: believe, like, and should

  • These words express how someone feels about something.

Review: Opinions


  • Ice cream should be everyone’s favorite food.

  • Soccer is the best sport.

  • Everyone should play a musical instrument.

Examples of opinions:


  • Follow the link:

  • http://www.biography.com/people/agatha-christie-9247405?page=1

Task:


  • Watch the video first

  • Then read the article (Notice! There are two pages to click on to read the article.

  • When you finish, reread the article to find three facts and three opinions.

What to do:


  • Next…

  • Write two sentences of your own about Agatha Christie. Make one a fact (something you learned from the article) and one an opinion (something you feel about what you learned.)

Make your own.


  • Watch the other three videos about Agatha Christie here…

  • http://www.biography.com/people/agatha-christie-9247405/videos

What to do when you are all done…


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