Use this template to distinguish between fact and opinion when studying informational or biographical texts.
Fact vs. Opinion Worksheet — Curriculum Goals
As students read informational or biographical texts, they’ll come across facts and opinions. This worksheet helps them decide which is which!
Once your students are finished researching a topic, they choose 10 facts and write one in each box.
Scaffolding + Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this fact vs. opinion worksheet as an in-class or homework assignment for lessons on:
- Biography writing
- American History
- Black History Month
- Women’s History Month
Students who need more challenge can find evidence in their research texts to support their facts.
Younger students can draw pictures if they are unable to use words.
How To Prepare This Resource
Use the dropdown menu on the Download button to choose between the color, low color, black and white, or Google Slide versions.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity for your writing center. Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
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