Separating fact & opinion and other topics

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SEPARATING  fact & opinion

London is the capital of EnglanD. ------------- FACT: No one can say that it is not

Fried fish is delicious. -------------------------- OPINION: Somepeople may disagree
HOW TO SEPARATE FACT & OPINION
 Don’t believe that everything you read is true or correct.
 Remember that some writes try to make their opinions look like facts
 Words showingthat something may be a FACT  EVIDENCE, PROVE, CERTAIN, POSITIVE, SURE.
 Words showing may be an OPINION  THINK, BELIEVE, CLAIN, PERHAPS, SUGGEST, POSSIBLE, MAY, MIGTH, COULD.

READING QUICKLYHOW TO READ QUICKLY
 Don’t read anything twice and never stop.
 Look at groups of words, not individual words.
 Pick out important words such as nouns, verbs, names and dates.
 Ignore anywords or phrases you don’t know.
 Real faster when you get to a part you think is not important.

ACTIVITY: PRACTICE

1. HANG ON hang in hang out hang on hang over
2.-TAKE PART IN take place intake part in take pride in take turns take time over
3.-GOING HOME coming home going here go home go to here going home
4.-TOLD OFF hold off told of tell off told to told off
5.-THOUGHT TO broughtto taught to thought to thought of thouqht about

ANTONYMS
HOW TO UNDERSTAND ANTONYMS
o Underline words you think are antonyms
o Check to see if possible antonyms are the same part of speech
oExchange the antonyms in a sentence to see if the meaning is the opposite.
THINK
o Is one word the opposite of the other?
o Is there a small difference in meaning?
o Why has the writer used thisparticular world?

WORDS WITH DIFFERENT MEANINGS

Using a dictionary to look up words that have several meanings.

HOW TO UNDERSTAND WORDS WITH DIFEERENT MEANINGS:
 Check to see if the word isthe correct part of speech you need.
 Look at all the meaning that is definitely inappropriate.
 Decide which meaning could be the one you need.
 Read the example sentences and decide if the...
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