Presentation on theme: "What do you think? Put your answers in your books."— Presentation transcript:
What do you think? Put your answers in your books.
objectives To distinguish between evidence and opinion. To discuss the reliability of evidence. To examine the source of evidence.
Looking at opinions Survey the opinions of 3 people around you about whether they think chocolate is good for you. Remember that they need to give a reason. Write these on the blue cards.
Finding the evidence Find 3 pieces of evidence for chocolate being good for you. Write these on the green cards. Find 3 pieces of evidence against chocolate being good for you. Write these on the red cards.
How good is your evidence? In order to make a valid decision to the question, you need to decide how reliable your evidence is. Look at the source of the information Have you heard of the author/ organisation before? Is it recent? Do they give data that backs up their conclusions? Could they be bias in any way?
Writing your report Use the structure guide to help you get your report in the best order. You may write in the boxes on the sheet, or write on a piece of lined paper.