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Fact Vs Opinion - Teaching Children To Be Critical Readers

Thanks to Scott @ www.mytopten.com.au

Advertising is often something that we forget to teach children about and it is this that can make the most influence on their lives as they get older. With literally thousands of advertisements shown to them through various media such as television, newpapers and magazines, our children need to learn to be critical readers and to learn to decipher the truth.

An activity that I have developed looks at understanding the differences between fact and opinion and how companies use persuasive advertising to get us to buy their products.

Pleaseclick hereto download the slideshow that will assist in teaching the lesson to your children.

Further information on teaching children about fact and opinion can also be found here:

http://www.educationoasis.com/curriculum/LP/LA/fact_vs_opinion_part_I.htm

http://www.educationoasis.com/curriculum/LP/LA/fact_vs_opinion_part_II.htm

http://www.quia.com/pop/12709.html?AP_rand=1966991320

http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=81963