Fact or Opinion What is a fact about Hailey Bieber and/or Selena Gomez?
Students will distinguish between fact and opinion within news articles. Fact - a statement that can be verified, based on evidence Opinion - an expression of belief about something
Fact: "I just ate Takis for a snack.” Opinion: "I think Takis are the tastiest snack.” Fact: "I am a school librarian.” Opinion: "I feel that librarians have the best job in the world." Fact: "I have three siblings." Opinion: "I think having sisters is awesome."
FACT: A fact is a statement that can be proven to be TRUE. The drama between Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber is based on REAL events that can be verified (for example, on social media posts). OPINION: An opinion is a belief or judgment about something that is NOT necessarily based on fact or proof. Some people may think that the drama between Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber is sad, while others may think it's funny.
Fact or Opinion? Instagram posts are flooded with remarks about the drama, with some condemning Hailey as a 'mean girl.'