Focus: Social Studies

A Lesson on Fact and Opinion Irene’s Lesson

Social studies involves a variety of critical thinking skills. In the program of studies students are asked to

"… develop skills of critical thinking that include: distinguishing fact from opinion; considering the reliability and accuracy of information; determining diverse points of view, perspective and bias; and considering the ethics of decisions and actions."

This video shows an elementary classroom lesson on fact and opinion.

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Length: 29 minutes 55 seconds

This resource was developed under the leadership of ERLC as a result of a grant from Alberta Education to support implementation.