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Copy of Copy of Fact/Opinion

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Pam Davenport

on 11 December 2013

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Fact or Opinion?
Fact & Opinion
San Francisco
(cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr
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(cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr
Facts are statements that can be proven to be true.

They may include...
1 foot, 3 miles...
In 2010, 241 people in the United States reported injuries from lightning.
Opinions are statements that can't be proven to be true. They are based on someone's judgement or feelings.

Opinions may include...
I believe...
Adjectives like
prettiest, best, worst...
I think...
I think thunderstorms are exciting.
Don't be fooled!
An opinion is not a lie!
Hawkins Middle School is named after VG Hawkins.
The Commandos is one of the best school mascots a school could have.
Hendersonville City officials should encourage people to ride bicycles for short trips.
Bicycles do not pollute.
Let's take a look!
Charlize Theron is an oscar winning actress.
The long flight from San Francisco, California to Stockholm, Sweden takes more than 20 hours.
I-Pads are produced by Apple.
Set up your notes!
Fact and Opinion
Practice 1

Try these questions on the following statements. Read them carefully, and then write F in the blank if the statement is a fact and O if it is an opinion. The answers appear right after the questions.
1.The Academy Awards honor the film industry.
2.The Academy Awards are always fun to watch.
3.More independent films should win Academy Awards.
4.The Academy Awards are an annual event.
5.Best Director is the most interesting Academy Award category.
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