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
"Glacier National Park has over 700 miles of hiking trails."
Type as many opinion words as you can!
Change this sentence into an opinion sentence: "Dogs and cats are common pets."
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
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
- 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 ."
How do you pursue happiness?