LQ: Can I tell the difference between factual and emotional points?
In today’s lesson, you will be looking at the difference between factual and emotional points regarding different topics.
To start the activity, think of reasons for and against each topic. Try to think of at least five reasons for each side.
Once you have come up with enough ideas, think about what ideas are factual and what ideas are more emotional. For example, a reason to pick dogs could be that dogs are cuter than cats. However, this is more an emotional reason because other people may have a different opinion and this is your own opinion. Another reason to pick dogs could be that dogs need walking every day, so this ensures people get more exercise. This is a factual reason because it is a fact that dogs need walking.
Go through your ideas and underline factual and emotional points in different colours.