Can you name one thing that is a fact and one thing that is an opinion?
Fact vs. Opinion
A fact is a statement that is true and can be proven. An opinion is a statement of what someone believes or feels. It is important to distinguish between facts and opinions.
fact and opinion
Fact: A statement that can be proven to be true through evidence.
Opinion: A statement that expresses an individual's feelings, beliefs, or thoughts.
Inference: Drawing a conclusion based on facts and evidence.
Did you know?
Opinions are not always right or wrong. They are based on a person's beliefs and values. Facts are statements that can be proven to be true or false. An opinion can be based on a fact, but it is not the same as a fact.
Work together in pairs: Q: What is the difference between a fact and an opinion?
What is the difference between a fact and an opinion?
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a fact and an opinion?
Which of the following is a fact?
- Ice cream is delicious
- The sun rises in the east
Which of the following is an opinion?
- Chocolate is the best flavor
- Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius
What can be proven with evidence and data?
Which of these statements cannot be proven true or false?
True or False: Opinions are based on personal feelings and beliefs.