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be a detective
Facts vs. Assumptions:
Directions: This activity will help you gather evidence about a situation before you make
assumptions, just like a detective. Look at the picture below . The red arrow lets you know which
character to focus on. With the goal of guring out what happened, and how the person under the
red arrow is feeling, answer the questions below.
How do you think Billy feels? Describe the body language and facial expressions that make you
What are the other kids doing?
Why are the other kids laughing?
Is your previous answer a fact or an assumption? How do you know?