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Opinion Writing & The Declaration of Independence


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1. Slide
120 seconds
Raise your colored cards to tell me whether the statement is a Fact or an Opinion. Red = Opinion Green = Fact Yellow = I'm not sure
Fact vs. Opinion
2. Poll
20 seconds
"Glacier National Park has over 700 miles of hiking trails."
  • Fact
  • Opinion
3. Word cloud
60 seconds
Type as many opinion words as you can!
4. Open question
180 seconds
Change this sentence into an opinion sentence: "Dogs and cats are common pets."
5. Slide
60 seconds
6. Poll
20 seconds
What is the Declaration of Independence?
  • A document that declared America's independence from Great Britain
  • A list of rules for Americans to follow
  • An agreement between Great Britain and America
7. Slide
60 seconds
What is it? The Declaration of Independence is a document written by the Founding Fathers of the United States in 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain thus creating the United States of America. The thirteen colonies rose up against King George III because they were tired of being mistreated and wanted to guarantee certain rights to citizens of the newly formed United States. In this document, the ideals of the U.S. are outlined - freedom, justice, and equality.
The Declaration of Independence
8. Slide
60 seconds
- Declaration of Independence
"We hold these truths to be self-evident , that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights , that among these are Life , Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness ."
9. Open question
180 seconds
How do you pursue happiness?

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