Fact or Opinion
Can you prove it or is it what someone thinks...
Fact - A statement that can be proved to be true.
Opinion - A statement that tells a thought, feeling, or a belief.
Distinguish - To understand how one thing is different from another.
Verify - Make sure that (something) is true.
Inferences - A conclusion based on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
Textual Evidence - Evidence (proof) found somewhere in the text.
Something that can be proven or something that is true.
Tells how someone feels or thinks.
Fact vs. Opinion
Facts = Nonfiction/Data
Opinion = Biased words
Higher Order Thinking Questions/STAAR STEM Questions
How could you verify the a fact?
Is this statement ______________________ a fact or an opinion? How would you know?
What can you infer about this _______________fact? What evidence supports your inference?
Which sentence from the selection presents an opinion?