Included in this fact and opinion unit is a Scoot activity, an 35 slide interactive PowerPoint to help your students identify fact and opinion sentences, and fact and opinion printables. Kids often think that everything they read is a fact. They need to learn some clue words and skills to determine fact and opinion.
To begin the Fact and Opinion unit, you can display the interactive Fact and opinion PowerPoint included in this download. It begins with some simple definitions and clue words to look for. It has some example slides and slides to practice as a whole class. The fact and opinion powerpoint is interactive, too! It has a section where students are directed to stand up if they think the sentence is a fact or sit down if they think it is an opinion. Each one is followed by the correct answer and the "clue words" are highlighted.
After some instruction, your students will love to play this fact and opinion Scoot game. It will get your kids out of their seat and excited to learn. It comes with a printable Scoot grid, directions to play Scoot, fact and opinion task cards, 8 additional "brain break" task cards to fill in the gaps in case you have more students than the Scoot game is set up for. Students are directed to choose "fact or opinion" and write it in the correct space on their answer grid.
This unit also comes with some printable activities. It comes with:
2 versions a fact and opinion flap books
A fact and opinion cut and paste.
Practice writing a fact and opinion sentence
Fact or Opinion Quiz Activity with answer key
This fact and opinion unit will end the boredom of just learning about facts and opinions from a textbook and it is Common Core aligned.
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