Presentation on theme: "Fact or Opinion How can you tell?. Statement A statement is a telling sentence. It tells a reader something. Statements can be fact or they can be."— Presentation transcript:
Fact or Opinion How can you tell?
Statement A statement is a telling sentence. It tells a reader something. Statements can be fact or they can be opinion.
STATEMENTS OF FACT Factual statements are true. You can’t argue with facts. Example: We are at school.
STATEMENTS OF FACT Can anyone argue with that?
Here are more facts! George Washington was the first president of the United States. We live in Dubuque, Iowa. We are in third grade. The sun shines during the day.
STATEMENTS OF OPINION Opinion statements tell how someone feels. They aren’t always true. You can argue with an opinion. Example: Math is better than recess.
STATEMENTS OF OPINION Can anyone argue with that?
Here are more opinions! Winter is the best season of the year. Football is the worst sport in the world. French fries taste better with barbeque sauce.
Fact or Opinion You be the judge!
Every year has twelve months and 52 weeks.
Dancing is for girls only.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are days of the week.
The thermometer outside says 65 degrees.
Strawberry is the best ice cream ever made.
We ate dinner at my grandmother’s house last night.
I think the Green Bay Packers are better than the Chicago Bears.
Grandmothers are better than grandfathers.
Only boys should play sports.
Our lesson on fact and opinion is now finished.