In one word, how would you describe your weekend?
An opinion is a belief or judgement about something. It is formed from our experiences, emotions and knowledge. It can change over time depending on new experiences and knowledge.
Opinion: What is it?
idea: A thought or suggestion as to a possible course of action. judgement: The ability to make considered decisions based on facts. justification: The act of defending or explaining reasons for an opinion.
What is your favorite subject in school?
- Social Studies
In Ancient Greece, people believed that opinions should be based on facts and logical reasoning. In the United States, people are protected by the First Amendment to express their opinion without fear of punishment. According to a survey, the most popular opinion among Americans is that dogs are better than cats!
Draw / write: What do you think is the most important opinion from the lesson?
Draw / write: What do you think are the benefits or disadvantages of holding an opinion?
How did your opinion about the lesson content change after the discussion?
What did you learn about forming and expressing an opinion?