Here’s a sentence from an advert about this toy.
Our ride-on electric car is the best model in stores.
Does this sentence give us a fact or an opinion?
Here, we have an opinion.
Adverts often use opinions to persuade you to buy their products.
An opinion gives us someone’s thoughts or beliefs about something.
The person writing this advert thinks their car is the best. Someone else might think another car is better.
Adverts also use facts, like this:
The car has a built-in music system.
Facts are statements that can be proven to be true.
Someone could check if the car really does have a built-in music system.
In this activity, you’ll be on the hunt for facts and opinions based on a story you’ve read.