ELA Drills, Intermediate: Point of View 1

ELA Drill, Intermediate: Point of View. Which of the following statements shows bias?

7th GradeELA Drills
Elementary and Middle School7th Grade
LanguageEnglish Language

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opinion so where there's option there's bias and that's not a matter of opinion

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okay so our hint reminds us that when we're talking about bias we're really

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talking about opinions so which of our opinions are opinions and which ones are

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facts now let's think about A) Sacramento is the capital California that's about a

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straightforward a fact as you could get. Just ask any Google map okay so that [Sacramento on a map]

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means A is out.. What about B Los Angeles is one of the biggest cities in

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America again it's just fact feel free to look it up 18.5

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million people don't lie there's another one gone how about D the Giants play in

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San Francisco and the 49ers playing in Santa Clara well do a quick google [A baseball stadium]

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search of both teams stadiums and you'll find that AT&T Park is in fact in San

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Francisco and Levi's stadium is in fact in Santa Clara it's like we've got [Girl with a fact hot dog]

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another fact on our hands and if we're lucky maybe a foul ball... so strike three for D

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that leaves us with C Disneyland is the happiest place on earth well a lot

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of people really really like Disneyland and we don't blame them it's full of [Girl jumping up and down excitedly]

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pixie dust and magic but the title of happiest place on earth

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is really a matter of opinion happiness isn't something we can measure in an [Girl in doctor room and happiness level measured on machine]

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objective way and people can disagree about it so a statement like Disneyland

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is that happiest place on earth definitely has a bit of Pro Disneyland

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bias after all those hot grumpy employees might totally prefer the [Winnie the Pooh appears in a street of people]

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter and well C's our answer the statement

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Disneyland is the happiest place on earth totally shows bias, we'll still

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probably take a trip there though because though we have a strong bias

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toward Disney themed rollercoasters and Mickey ears and Enchanted Tiki Room and

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grim grinning ghost. [Ghost grinning in the darkness]