The Big Idea How Does Someone Go About Making An Educated Argument That Is Based On Fact Instead Of Opinion?. Warm Up: 03.17.2014 (Week 11). Anybody not take the vocabulary test on Friday? Warm up is based on a video clip
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The Big IdeaHow Does Someone Go About Making An Educated Argument That Is Based On Fact Instead Of Opinion?
Warm Up: 03.17.2014 (Week 11) Anybody not take the vocabulary test on Friday? Warm up is based on a video clip How does she use facts to solve the case? Why is it so important that facts be used in a court of law instead of opinion? Explain. 3 – 4 complete sentences
This Week… • How can point of view and prejudice impact our ability to distinguish fact from opinion?
Sallyby Sandra Cisneros • “Sally” is the title of one of the vignettes in the book “The House On Mango Street” by Latin Author Sandra Cisneros. • This is a story about facts vs. opinions and how prejudice can often outweigh facts. • Above all else, it is a story about how people can often make decisions about you, without really knowing you.
Directions: Answer on you own sheet of paper. Be sure to answer in complete sentences and restate the question. Sally Questions • 1. What are the facts about Sally? • 2. What are the opinions about Sally? • 3. Explain 2 ways that people twist around the truth to form an opinion of Sally. • 4. How do the stories of Sally affect Sally herself? How do we know this? • 5. What is the narrator’s tone towards Sally? Explain using details from the story?
12 Angry Men • Released in 1957 • Starring Henry Fonda and many other famous celebrities. • Film explores the idea of facts vs. opinions as well as how prejudice can play a large role in our legal system.