Fact. Opinion. False.

A thinking activity.

01 Check that the class can differentiate between something that is a fact, an opinion and something false.

02 Present the following sentences to the students and ask them to say if they are fact (true), opinion or false.

1.The cat is an animal.
2 Cats see in black and white.
3 Chocolate can be toxic to cats.
Everybody likes cats.
Cats are in the same family as Lions and tigers.
6 Cats are nocturnal.
Cats have more teeth than dogs.
8 Seeing a black cat on a Saturday brings good luck.
9 Cats always land on their feet.
10 When people see a cat, they want to touch it.

1 fact
2 false
3 fact
4 opinion
5 fact
6 fact
7 false
8 opinion
9 false
10 opinion

03 As a follow up activity ask the students to create one fact, false and opinion sentence about an animal that they like.

04 Everyone reads out their sentences and as a class we decided if they are fact, opinion or false.