Fact and Opinion
Fact and Opinion

FACTS: Information that can be proved, measured, or observed.

Ways to prove a fact:
- Test it
-Check a reliable source
-Ask an expert

Key words to look for:
-Science terms
-Historic events - Dates

OPINIONS: a personal belief or judgment; what someone thinks or feels.  It cannot be proved.

Key words to look for:
-I think...
-I believe...
-I feel...
-In my opinion...
-Everyone should...