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Summer Fact or Opinion Sort

Summer Fact or Opinion Sort
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This cute, summer-themed literacy task centre activity gives students hands-on practise to identify and sort a variety of facts and opinions.

Print and laminate these cards (or cut out each individual ice cream scoop) for students to sort onto fact or opinion ice creams.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

AC9E1LY03 9

Describe some similarities and differences between imaginative, informative and persuasive texts

ACELY1658 8.4

Describe some differences between imaginative informative and persuasive texts

EN1-7B old

Identifies how language use in their own writing differs according to their purpose, audience and subject matter

EN1-UARL-01 new

Understands and responds to literature by creating texts using similar structures, intentional language choices and features appropriate to audience and purpose


Describe some differences between imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, and identify the audience of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts



Some students may benefit from working in a small group with a teacher or classroom helper to discuss each of the scenarios.


Students can demonstrate their understanding by recording some of their chosen facts and opinions on the accompanying worksheets.

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