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Fact / Opinion Card Sort literacy center station activity hands-on

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Give your students a fun way to practice distinguishing fact and opinion. This activity can be used in literacy centers, reading stations, small group, or whole group. There are 3 different ways to use the card sort: as a simple card sort file folder center, as a memory game, or as a cut & glue hands-on activity. Two versions of cards are included: 26 full-size cards for laminating and sorting in a center, and 26 mini cards to use as a cut-and-paste activity. Each fact has a matching opinion about the same topic, and challenging examples are included such as statements that are partially fact and partially opinion, strongly held opinions, and quotations. All of the cards are illustrated in full color, as is the sorting mat. Full directions for both teacher and students are included, along with 2 answer keys--a simple version and an expanded version explaining why each statement is a fact or opinion.

The PDF file includes 12 pages in all: cover, teacher center assembly directions, student center directions, sorting mat, 3 pages of full-size cards, 1 page of mini cards, 3 pages of answer keys, and copyright statement. Make as many copies as you need for your own classroom.

If you like the activity, please leave feedback and check out my other products. I offer many materials to support literacy instruction in the upper grades, including several themed, full color file folder games. Check out the football-themed Subject and Predicate game! Keep up with all of my latest creations by following me on Teachers Pay Teachers or becoming a fan of my store on Facebook! I would also love to hear from you with any requests or feedback regarding any of my products. Feel free to email me at the address listed below.

Please do not copy this activity for an entire grade level or school. If your colleagues like the activity, please send them to Teachers Pay Teachers!

Thank You!
Anna Colley
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Creative Commons LicenseFact and Opinion Card Sort Activity for the Classroom by Anna M. Colley is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.
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Fact / Opinion Card Sort literacy center station activity
Fact / Opinion Card Sort literacy center station activity
Fact / Opinion Card Sort literacy center station activity
Fact / Opinion Card Sort literacy center station activity