You need: 2 highlighter pens

  1. Watch advert A.
  2. Find the key sentences on the grid which are from that advert.
  3. With your partner, decide if each sentence is a fact, opinion or a mixture of both.
  4. Highlight in 2 different colours to show which is fact and which is opinion.
  5. Look at which highlighter colour is used most to help decide if fact or opinion is used most in the advertisement.
  6. Repeat the activity with adverts B & C. Is the balance of fact and opinion the same or different?

Fact: the flu virus can live on a surface for up to 2 days.

Dettol kills 99.9% of cold and flu viruses.

That’s music to a mother’s ears.

Moonpig flowers are perfect for any occasion.

Moonpig has free next-day delivery.

You get a personalised card.

It’s great to know who your flowers are from.

Flowers from Moonpig are beautiful.

Christmas is a very special time of year.

Christmas is a time when friends and family come together to share food.

Waitrose are able to give more to local good causes.

It’s easy to choose a charity.

The adverts:

Advert A: Dettol Advertisement

Advert B: Moonpig Advertisement

Advert C: Waitrose Advertisement