The Difference Between Facts Opinions by snq16054

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									The Difference Between Facts & Opinions

A fact can be proven true. You can look it
up, ask witnesses, or measure it yourself.

An opinion expresses a personal belief. It
can’t be proven true or false. It may be
reasonable, but it is not fact.

Words that evaluate-greatest, best, worst,
and sad- often signal an opinion.

An opinion statement is made up of an
issue plus a writer’s point of view on the
issue.

 Issue: having to pay for athletes’
        autographs
+Point of view: fans shouldn’t have to
Opinion Statement: Fans shouldn’t have to
pay for athletes’ autographs.

								
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