Lesson Plan

Fact or Opinion: Part 3

In Fact or Opinion: Part 3, your students will take what they learned from the previous lessons and apply it by writing their own personal opinion essays.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to state and defend their opinions on a subject. Students will be able to write an opinion paper in which they include an introduction, reasons linked to the opinion, and a conclusion.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
Fact or Opinion: The Basking Shark
  • Tell students that today they are going to write their own opinion papers.
  • Review the definitions of fact and opinion. Make sure that your students know that facts are true statements while opinions are personal views or attitudes that might change.