Have they changed their opinion in any areas of the topic?
Independent working time 15 minutes Hand out a sticky note to each student, and instruct them to write a fact on one sticky note and an opinion statement on the other. Let's explain through example. Using the name of a popular cookie is a mnemonic device that helps my students remember the structural order their paragraphs need to take: Opinion, Reason, Example, Opinion.
When starting a new topic, whether on an historical period, a literary figure, or a species of animal, set students the task of listing ten facts and opinions from their background reading and research on their new topic.
In this post, we will learn about the two types of reasoning and if an inductive argument is suitable for an opinion essay. Remind them to look for the signal words we covered earlier to help identify facts and opinions.
This is a good type of argument to defend your point of view. This type of argument is more suited for presenting an opposing point of view, because it will give you room to refute. Procedure: Students should read the lesson, and complete the worksheet.
The census a survey of the population usually conducted by a government department is a good example of when facts are used.