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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 planet closest to the sun. Monkeys are mammals. Opinions.

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fact and opinion

Fact and Opinion

Fourth Grade

Unit 3 Week 2

By Kristi Waltke

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

Mercury is the planet closest to the sun.

Monkeys are mammals.

opinions
Opinions
  • A statement of opinion cannot be provedtrue or false. It is a belief or judgment. It often contains a word of judgment, suchas best, should, or beautiful. It may beginwith the words In my opinion or I believe.

She is the coolest girl in school!

Bananas are the best fruit on a summer day.

opinions4
Opinions
  • A statement of opinion should be supported. A valid opinion is supported by facts or good logic. A faulty opinion is not.
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Fact and Opinion
  • Some sentences contain both statements of fact and statements of opinion.

It is the author’s opinion that the whale is beautiful.

The size of a blue whale can be proven.

The beautiful whale can grow as big as 100 feet long!

a photo essay like adelina s whales is the best genre for fourth graders to read
A photo essay like Adelina’s Whales isthe best genre for fourth graders to read.

While it can be proven that Adelina’s Whales is a photo essay, this statement contains an opinion. Notice “best” is a judgment word.

Is this statement a fact or an opinion?

Fact

Opinion

la laguna is the most amazing place for adelina to grow up
La Laguna is the most amazing place for Adelina to grow up.

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.

Is this statement a fact or an opinion?

Opinion

Fact

adelina has lived in la laguna her whole life
Adelina has lived in La Laguna her whole life.

This can be proven. A person could research this statement.

Is this statement a fact or an opinion?

Fact

Opinion

adelina and her family believe their hometown is a special place
Adelina and her family believe their hometown is a special place.

It involves a belief or judgment. Notice that “believe” is one of words that signals an opinion. However, there are facts in the story that make this opinion valid.

Is this statement a fact or an opinion?

Fact

Opinion

mother whales are proud parents they lift their babies up to show them off
Mother whales are proud parents. They lift their babies up to show them off.

Is this statement a fact or an opinion?

It involves a belief or judgment. It cannot be proven whether whales are proud parents or not.

Fact

Opinion

whales brains are as large as a car s engine
Whales brains are as large as a car’s engine.

This can be proven. A person could research this statement.

Is this statement a fact or an opinion?

Fact

Opinion

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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.