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Fact and Opinion Worksheet 1

Do your students need practice distinguishing facts and opinions? This activity will give them the practice that they need. Want to save paper? Want instant feedback? Want to save time grading. Check out this fact and opinion online activity.

Fact and Opinion Worksheet 1 – This double-sided worksheet contains 25 statements. Students determine whether each statement is a fact or opinion, and then they explain their answers. Suggested reading level for this text: Grade 2-6
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Common Core State Standards Related to Fact and Opinion

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4 – Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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ELA Standards: Writing

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 – Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2b – Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2b – Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2b – Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2b – Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.2b – Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.2b – Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2b РDevelop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.

ELA Standards: Speech

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.4 – Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.4 – Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.4 – Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.4 – Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.4 – Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

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6 Comments

  1. thank u for sharing this website with us it helps people understand fact and opinion better!!! Your work is appreciated and greatly acknowledged…

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  2. Mrs. Lutke

     /  March 25, 2013

    I stumbled upon your website and it is simply fabulous. Thank you for sharing your hard work! We are prepping for our state test, and these worksheets are perfect for our study groups. Thank you!!!

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  3. Sarah

     /  December 31, 2012

    Thank you for the clear and interesting examples. Your work is greatly appreciated and humbly acknowledged.

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  4. Nancy

     /  November 7, 2011

    Hello, I love your website! I was wondering if there is an answer key to the fact and opinion worksheets.

    Thanks!

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    • Mr. Morton

       /  November 7, 2011

      Not currently, but if you have questions about any specific items, fire away!

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