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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.

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1 Fact or Opinion How can you tell?

2 Statement A statement is a telling sentence. It tells a reader something. Statements can be fact or they can be opinion.

3 STATEMENTS OF FACT Factual statements are true. You cant argue with facts. Example: We are at school.

4 STATEMENTS OF FACT Can anyone argue with that?

5 Here are more facts! George Washington was the first president of the United States. Mr. Larrimore is our principals. We are in third grade. The sun shines during the day.

6 STATEMENTS OF OPINION Opinion statements tell how someone feels. They arent always true. You can argue with an opinion. Example: Class time is better than recess!

7 STATEMENTS OF OPINION Can anyone argue with that?

8 Here are more opinions! Winter is the best time of the year. Football is the worst sport in the world. French fries taste better with barbeque sauce.

9 Fact or Opinion You be the judge!

10 Every year has twelve months and 52 weeks.

11 Dancing is for girls only.

12 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are days of the week.

13 The thermometer outside says 65 degrees.

14 Strawberry is the best ice cream every made.

15 We ate dinner at my grandmothers house last night.

16 I think the New Orleans Saints are better than the Chicago Bears.

17 Grandmothers are better than grandfathers.

18 Only boys should play sports.

19 The kings and queens used to live in castles.


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