Reading: Fact or opinion

Being able to know whether something is fact or opinion, is very important when reading the newspaper or watching an advert for example.

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Fact or opinion includes:

  • A variety of text types containing examples of both fact and opinion
  • The difference between fact and opinion
  • Strategies to differentiate between fact and opinion
  • Consideration of the use of fact and opinion in news reports

Downloadable Factsheets

Is that a fact?
Distinguishing between fact and opinion
The language of fact and opinion
What are facts and opinions?
Fact, opinion and news 1
Fact, opinion and news 2

Downloadable Worksheets

Identifying fact and opinion
Reviews: fact and opinion
Agony Aunt letter 1: example
Where you live: fact
Where you live: opinion

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