This 3-page handout gives a brief description for why students should differentiate between fact and opinion in their writing.
This handout includes 20 opinion sentences with supporting reasons. Students must decide whether or not the supporting reasons are factual, relevant, logical or emotional.
This exercise helps students recognize the difference between a well-supported opinions and emotional ones.
Fact vs. Opinion Handout by Cherie Shields & Lila Brightbill is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License