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Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
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Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
In this lesson, your ELs will learn how to differentiate statements of fact and opinion in a nonfiction text using adjectives as a foundation for their understanding. This is a support lesson for Research: Where to Find the Answers.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Inference Detectives
Inference Detectives
Lesson Plan
Inference Detectives
It’s time to make an educated guess! In this lesson, your students will practice using their background knowledge and evidence from the text to make inferences in nonfiction pieces about Martin Luther King, Jr., and Cesar Chavez.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact vs. Opinion Sort
Fact vs. Opinion Sort
Lesson Plan
Fact vs. Opinion Sort
In this lesson, students develop an understand of the difference between facts and opinions. After analyzing different statements, students write their own sentences to sort and analyze.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Lesson Plan
Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Use this lesson to help your ELs search for signal words in texts to determine if a statement is a fact or an opinion. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the Is It True? lesson.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Writing Facts and Opinions
Writing Facts and Opinions
Lesson Plan
Writing Facts and Opinions
State your opinion but know your facts! Get your students jazzed about facts and opinions with this lesson that has them writing and sorting both types of statements.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Opinion: Are Video Games Good or Bad?
Opinion: Are Video Games Good or Bad?
Worksheet
Opinion: Are Video Games Good or Bad?
Use this resource with your students to discuss a hot topic, video games!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion
Fact or Opinion
Lesson Plan
Fact or Opinion
Help your ELs learn to understand and differentiate between fact and opinion through the analysis of nonfiction text. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Fact or Opinion: Part 1 lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Distinguish Between Facts and Opinions
Distinguish Between Facts and Opinions
Lesson Plan
Distinguish Between Facts and Opinions
Teach your students the difference between facts and opinions, and why an author would choose to use each type of information. This can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Exploring Author's Purpose and Point of View* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Is It True?
Is It True?
Lesson Plan
Is It True?
Don't believe everything you read! Teach students to differentiate between statements of fact and opinion. This important skill will help students become critical and discerning readers.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Identifying Fact and Opinion
Identifying Fact and Opinion
Worksheet
Identifying Fact and Opinion
Are chickens cute? Do orcas eat seals? In this reading exercise, students will be challenged to differentiate between statements of fact and opinion.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact vs. Opinion in Texts
Fact vs. Opinion in Texts
Lesson Plan
Fact vs. Opinion in Texts
Understanding the difference between fact and opinion is a critical skill. Your students will practice differentiating between facts and opinions in nonfiction texts and will apply the skills they learn to write their own statements.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Chocolatey Facts and Opinions
Chocolatey Facts and Opinions
Worksheet
Chocolatey Facts and Opinions
In this yummy exercise, students will differentiate between statements of fact and opinion as they read all about chocolate!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identify and Develop an Opinion
Identify and Develop an Opinion
Lesson Plan
Identify and Develop an Opinion
Use this lesson to teach your students how to express opinions about nonfiction topics. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *What Does the Author Think?* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Glossary: Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
Glossary: Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
Worksheet
Glossary: Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Worksheet
Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Fact or Opinion.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Your students will use this two-sided worksheet to practice distinguishing between facts and opinions. As they do, they’ll have fun learning about howler monkeys!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact & Opinion Adjectives
Fact & Opinion Adjectives
Worksheet
Fact & Opinion Adjectives
Students will use an adjective word bank to help them identify statements of fact and opinion.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
Lesson Plan
Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
Got facts? Got opinions? Use this lesson plan to teach your students to evaluate texts for facts and opinions. Students will use a non-fiction text selection to collect quotes as proof.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Fact or Opinion Sentences
Fact or Opinion Sentences
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion Sentences
Differentiating between facts and opinions is a key fourth grade skill to master and is helpful in identifying the author’s purpose in a text. Use this activity to give your students extra practice differentiating between these two kinds of sentences.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sentence Sort: Fact or Opinion?
Sentence Sort: Fact or Opinion?
Worksheet
Sentence Sort: Fact or Opinion?
Students will sort out sentences that reflect facts and opinions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Seahorse Search: Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Seahorse Search: Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Worksheet
Seahorse Search: Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Students will read a passage and search for signal words to identify facts and opinions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Text-Based Fact or Opinion
Text-Based Fact or Opinion
Worksheet
Text-Based Fact or Opinion
Fact: This resource will give your students practice sorting out facts and opinions in their reading. Students will use this graphic organizer to distinguish between facts and opinions they find in their text and explain their reasoning.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identifying Reliable Sources
Identifying Reliable Sources
Worksheet
Identifying Reliable Sources
Before your child gets started writing research reports, help him learn that not all sources are created equal.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Glossary: Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Worksheet
Glossary: Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Signal Words, Facts, and Opinions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Fact or Opinion
Vocabulary Cards: Fact or Opinion
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Fact or Opinion
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Fact or Opinion.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet