Riddle of the black panther: the search

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Track down a black panther reported to be prowling around a town. Interview witnesses and gather information from sources such as a website, advertisement and newspaper article. Notice that some of the statements may be wrong and the opinions may be biased. Choose the evidence most likely to be accurate. Rate reliability by using the SAFE test (Source, Attitude, Facts and Emotions). Identify when, where and how to find the panther. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

Students identify features of language that signal fact and opinion, expression of emotion, and objectivity and subjectivity in texts.
Students identify the evaluative stances of a range of texts.
Students distinguish between positive and negative evaluations of people and events.
Students explore how an emotional response can be evoked by grammatical forms such as adjectivals, verbs, adverbials and nouns.

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K to 12
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 5, Grade 6
Reading Comprehension Grammar Viewing Comprehension Grammar Awareness
Learners, Students

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