Fact vs. Opinion HW Assign

Fact vs. Opinion HW Assign - s point of view about Vermont...

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Name: F ACT VS . O PINION R EADING A SSIGNMENT Technical Communications 2010 2011 A SSIGNMENT D ESCRIPTION In this week’s assignment we will focus on discovering when something is a fact vs. an opinion. In today s world it is essential that you always examine the source of your information and carefully consider the way in which information is presented. In today s media factual reporting is also interspersed with cleverly veiled opinion. Our goal is to sharpen your skills in separating fact and opinion. P ROCESS ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN COMPLEE SENTENCES Before you begin reading the article identify your own bias/opinion by answering the following question. 1. What do you think/know about Vermont Yankee? Should it be open and closed? Why? Then, read the attached article titled Decision Time is Approaching on Vermont Yankee and answer the following questions. 2. Summarize the article. What is it about? What is the author
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Unformatted text preview: s point of view about Vermont Yankee? (2 3 sentences) Name: 3. List 5 facts that you found in the article. Place an x next to the lines where you found these facts. 4. List 4 opinions that you found in the article. (Place an o next to the lines where you found these opinions.) Name: 5. This article focuses on a specific problem for Vermont. What do you think is the most reasonable plan of action to tackle this problem? Explain your solution/plan. (2 3 sentences) E XPECTATIONS Due date: Friday January 7th, 2010 Format: Either typed or legibly hand-written and should follow ALL of the instructions above. (I will award 5 pts alone just for following the directions.) Purpose: This exercise will be used to help you develop your technical reading comprehension, analysis and evaluation skills....
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