Testing: Social Studies

Test it Out: Fact, Opinion, and Judgement

In this series of lessons, our Newsela Community team of teachers explores the topic of student testing from an interdisciplinary perspective. This is a great opportunity for students to investigate a current event with multiple teachers and content areas. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Newsela Article

Newsela Reading Standards

  • Word Meaning and Choice
  • Multimedia

Learning Objective

  • SWBAT identify the differences and similarities between a fact, opinion, and reasoned judgement.
  • SWBAT to provide evidence from the text to support their answers.
  • SWBAT read a nonfiction text and use Newsela to highlight, annotate, and explain their reasoning.

Learning Standard 

Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgement in a text.

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