This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
You are now ready to explore the different statements of facts and opinions. In this module, you will be guided as you go through the process of analyzing whether a statement is a fact or an opinion. It is essential that you, as students will be able to accurately distinguish between a fact and opinion by understanding the definitions of these two concepts. You also need to practice applying these definitions through the different activities provided for you in this module.
You should bear in mind that the ability to distinguish between a fact and opinion will help you, students to develop critical and analytical skills both in reading and listening.
Furthermore, you will be able to appreciate the importance of facts and opinions in your daily life.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. Distinguish fact from opinion
2. React to assertion or expression made by the author in the text using fact or opinion
Most Essential Learning Competency:
- React to what is asserted or expressed in a text.